What type of dog is a Scotty?

What type of dog is a Scotty?

Scottish Terrier (Scottie)

height 10 inches
breed size small (0-25 lbs.)
good with families seniors dogs
temperament friendly willful playful
intelligence high

Are Scotty dogs mean?

As adults, their behavior can become moody. Some Scotties take to only one person. Scotties can be aggressive with other pets and stubborn about training. They make excellent house pets for those who would delight in their sometimes-quirky personality and be able to provide gentle but firm handling.

What makes up the body of the Scotty dog?

The Scottie dog sign (often seen spelled Scotty but Scottie is the correct spelling) refers to the normal appearance of the lumbar spine when seen on oblique radiographic projection. On oblique views, the posterior elements of the vertebra form the figure of a Scottie dog with: the transverse process being the nose.

How much is a Scottie dog?

The cost to adopt a Scottish Terrier is around $300 in order to cover the expenses of caring for the dog before adoption. In contrast, buying Scottish Terriers from breeders can be prohibitively expensive. Depending on their breeding, they usually cost anywhere from $800-$2,000.

Are Scottie dogs loyal?

Friendly and playful as a puppy, the Scottie matures into a bold, jaunty, yet steady and dignified adult, with greater independence than most terriers. Steadfastly loyal to his owner (some are one-person dogs) and reserved with strangers, the Scottish Terrier makes an intimidating watchdog.

What does the nose of the Scottie dog represent?

The Scotty dog sign is demonstrated with oblique projections of the thoracic and lumbar spine. The “nose” of the Scotty dog represents the spinous process of a lumbar vertebra.

What bony structure does the Scotty dog’s neck represent?

An accurately positioned oblique projection of the first through fourth lumbar vertebrae will demonstrate the classic “Scotty dog.” What bony structure does the Scotty dog’s neck represent? You just studied 8 terms!

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