Scottish terrier

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Scottish terrier,

breed of short-legged terrierterrier,
classification used by breeders and kennel clubs to designate dogs originally bred to start small game and vermin from their burrows or, in the case of several breeds in this group, to go to earth and kill their prey. Today these dogs are raised chiefly as pets.
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 perfected in Scotland in the mid-19th cent. It stands about 10 in. (25 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 18 to 22 lb (8.2–10.0 kg). Its dense, hard, wiry coat is about 2 in. (5 cm) long and may be steel gray, brindle, grizzle, black, sandy, or wheaten in color. A very strong dog for its size, the scottie was originally used to hunt small game, particularly badgers. Today it is raised chiefly as a family pet. See dogdog,
carnivorous, domesticated wolf (Canis lupus familiaris) of the family Canidae, to which the jackal, fox, and tanuki also belong. The family Canidae is sometimes referred to as the dog family, and its characteristics, e.g.
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