The Scottish Terrier requires brushing twice weekly to keep the
coat tangle free. They do require grooming and trimming to keep their
distinctive look. The Scottie is highly prone to cancer of the bladder.
They also may suffer from cataracts, hypothyroidism, and Von Willebrand
Disease. This breed is especially sensitive to fleas and many have skin
New dog owners, much like new parents, often have trouble deciding when it is necessary to seek medical attention for their dog or new puppy. The most basic rule of thumb is, if your dog is displaying behavior uncharacteristic of his normal actions, call the Vet. When is it time to see the Vet?