Dogs - Scottish Terrier
Scotties (Scottish Terriers) make loyal family pets. They do not need a large garden but will keep fit by running round in circles at top speed. They enjoy being taken for walks. They can be a little rebellious when called. They first like to play a bit before they will come to you, but will adapt with training. They can be shy of strangers.
Note the long hair forming a skirt down to the ground.
Pic by Heathglen
Most Scotty breeders are in Gauteng, but there are some in other provinces. Delivery of puppies can be arranged.
Puppies for sale
Scottish terriers for sale. Brindle
female R5500. Wheaten male R5000.
More puppies for sale
Beautiful Wheaten Scottish Terrier puppies available to suitable, loving homes. 2x Very busy, loving & playful male puppies will be ready to leave from 21 December 2019 (8 weeks old). Raised with lots of love and attention in our home, very well socialized pups. Inoculated, fully dewormed, vet checked & microchip already implanted. KUSA Registered with breeding restrictions. Photos of parents & puppies can be emailed upon request. All our dogs are proudly available for viewing. Short, standard puppy contract. Please contact Lelanie Hansen 072 392 7654 or Christelle Bronkhorst 072 727 3888 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and photos. Posted 17.12.19
More Scottish terrier breeders who may have puppies
A wheaten Scottish terrier.
Pic by Heathglen
Iíve sold 4 of the 5 puppies through Petsplace. Thanks so much!
About Scottish Terriers
Scottish Terriers are small dogs but are unafraid of starting a fight with dogs three times their size.
Scottish Terriers (Scotties for short) originate in the northern part of Great Britain. Scotland was an independent country originally with it's own King and Queen until a royal marriage united Scotland with England. Much of the Scottish countryside - though beautiful - is mountainous and wild. The hardy Scottish dogs were capable of digging rabbits, rats and foxes out of burrows amongst the rocks and under thorn bushes where bigger dogs would be unable to go.
The word terrier comes from the Latin "terra" or earth. They like to dig in the earth! Sometimes they would go so deep into burrows that the hunter had to pull them out by their tail. Their shaggy coats kept them warm in the snowy winters. Nowadays it's fashionable to hand strip, or clip the Scottish Terrier's coat short on the back leaving a beard and shaggy eyebrows. The eyebrows help to keep the soil out of the eyes when digging. Some Scottie owners like to leave a "kilt" (skirt) of long untrimmed hair hanging down at the sides of their body, but this can be impractical as it catches on thorns and gets dirty. Many people prefer to cut the hair short.
The original colour was wheaten, but the most common colour now is black.
Scottish terriers have short legs, but often display great speed by running round in circles or figures of eight!
Height at shoulder 25 to 28 cms.
Colour: Black, wheaten (a reddish gold), or brindle. NOT white! If you are looking for a white Scottish terrier, it's probably a west highland white terrier a similar, but different breed.
Gelitaru Shooting Star of Woefkardoes, aka Mac Duff, a brindle Scottie, belonging to M. Booysen, South Africa.
"Fight the good fight of faith! Lay hold of eternal life!"
1 Timothy chapter 6, 12.
The long hair is shaved off neck and ears
Pic by Heathglen
Left: the black dog is a Scotty; the white dog is an elderly West highland white terrier.
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