Is this really a Scottish Terrier?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by racuda, Sep 1, 2014.

  1. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We bought this puppy as a wheaten Scottie. I think her legs look a little long and her ears...look like elf ears!

    She's very sweet and smart so she's a keeper. I just wonder what she is. A mix or poorly bred Scottie? She is 12 weeks old.
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  2. chickenlover09

    chickenlover09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She could be a mix. Where'd you buy her from? Maybe a west highland terrier mix?
     
  3. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hate to say it but we found her on craigslist. We also have a Westie. Here they both are for comparison. [​IMG]
     
  4. SavageDestiny

    SavageDestiny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Scotties do come in a wheaten color variety, but her facial structure doesn't look quite right to me. Looks more Westie. Hard to say as pups though!
     
  5. karamel688

    karamel688 Out Of The Brooder

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    That is def not a scottish terrier. Scottish terriers have a very long face. She might be a mix but she looks like a West Highland White terrier
     
  6. avian

    avian Out Of The Brooder

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    She's probably a scottie x westie mix because she doesn't seem to be just one of them.
     
  7. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the replies. I guess I'll just have to wait and see what she turns into. Here is a pic I took today of her standing to give a better impression of what she looks like. Her tail is only three inches long, shorter than my Westie's was at that age.

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  8. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A romp in the wet weeds has magically lengthened her snout and narrowed her scull. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  9. dainerra

    dainerra Chillin' With My Peeps

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    likely that she is just a poorly bred Scottie. Most of the dogs who are born in the US are from people who either don't know or don't care about making sure that the puppies will have correct conformation.
     

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