Dog Breeds Developed in Scotland

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Which breeds of dogs originated in Scotland?

Dog Breeds Developed in Scotland

So you want to know what dogs are from Scotland. Though many dog breeds have evolved from an earlier stock from many parts of the world, there are a number of sheep dogs, terriers, and hunting dog breeds that have been either created or shaped in Scotland. Here's a list:

• Collie
• Gordon Setter
• Scottish Deerhound
• Scottish Terrier
• Shetland Sheepdog
• Skye Terrier
• West Highland White Terrier (and related terriers including the Cairn Terrier, Dandie Dinmont, and Scottie)

For more information on these and other breeds, you can go to the American Kennel Club's breed page at www.akc.org/breeds/complete_breed_list.cfm.

   

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