National Kennel Club Inc®

An All-Breed Registry Since 1964

Champion Dogs    Champion Owners Champion Service

Breed Standards for the Scottish Terrier



General Appearance:

The Scottish Terrier is a short-legged, compact, relatively heavy boned dog, giving the impression of  great power in a small package




Long skull, of medium width; Small, almond-shaped eyes; Small, prick ears, pointed




Uncut tail, about 7” long, carried with a slight curve but not over the back




 Black, wheaten, or brindle of any color




Weight:  male:  19-22 lb; female:  18-21 lb

Height:   about 10”




A combination of dense undercoat and extremely hardy and wiry outer coat, about 2 inches in length.




A tough, determined character, ready for action.  It is fearless and feisty and may be aggressive toward other dogs and animals.

AB Information All Breed Show Information | APBT Information | Breed Listing | Contact NKC | Forms | Home | NKC Sanctioned Events |

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in him
should not perish, but have everlasting life.  John: 3:16

Copyright © National Kennel Club® 2001-2007