1. Scotties were originally bred to hunt vermin like rats and mice on Scottish farms.
  2. President Franklin D. Roosevelt had a Scottie named Fala, who became a beloved White House companion.
  3. Scotties have a distinctive beard and eyebrows that give them a unique and distinguished appearance.
  4. They are known for their loyalty and make excellent watchdogs.
  5. Despite their small size, Scotties are known for their bravery and tenacity.
  6. Scotties have been featured in pop culture, including in Disney’s “Lady and the Tramp” and as the mascot for Black & White Scotch whisky.
  7. In the 19th century, Scotties were called “Aberdeen Terriers” after the Scottish city where the breed was first developed.
  8. Scotties come in a variety of colors, including black, wheaten, and brindle.
  9. They are relatively low-shedding, making them a good choice for people with allergies.
  10. Scotties are prone to a few health issues, including bladder cancer and a liver condition called Scottie Cramp.
  11. The breed is known for its independence and can be somewhat stubborn when it comes to training.
  12. Scotties were once one of the most popular breeds in the United States but have since declined in popularity.
  13. They are known for their feisty personalities and can be aggressive towards other dogs if not socialized properly.
  14. Scotties are sometimes referred to as the “Diehard” due to their persistence and courage.
  15. They have a high prey drive and may chase after small animals like squirrels and rabbits.
  16. Scotties were originally bred to have short legs so they could navigate the rocky terrain of the Scottish Highlands.
  17. They are a relatively low-energy breed but still require daily exercise and mental stimulation.
  18. Scotties have a lifespan of around 12-15 years.
  19. Famous Scottie owners include Queen Victoria, Eva Braun, and Charles Lindbergh.
  20. Scotties are an iconic breed that continues to capture the hearts of dog lovers around the world.