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Scottish Terrier

 (other names: Aberdeen Terrier, Scotties)

Scottish Terrier
origin:Scotland
date origin:19th century
life expectancy:13 to 14 years
classification:Terrier
height:25 to 28 cm
weight:8 to 10 kg
exercise: Undemandingtraining: Difficultclimate: Temperatein/out: Indoorgrooming: Needs groomingfeeding: Mediumsize: Small
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History [ edit ]

The Scottish Terrier only became known by this name in the late nineteenth century. Until then all Terriers were devised in two groups: short-legged or long-legged. The Scottish Terrier was known as Aberdeen Terrier, from the Scottish region, where he was most bred. At that time each region bred it´s own type of Terrier, although there was some mix and matches. The classification of the Aberdden Terrier as Scottish Terrier wasn´t pacific. In 1883, 23 years after the first participation of this breed in a dog show, the habitants of Aberden protested so that this breed would be recognized as independent one. In 1887, the Scottish T