Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Scottish Terrier Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Common roots with Cairn and Skye Terriers, but be careful about suggesting that these were the ancestors or a rebuke may follow. One of the first Scottish breeds to reach the show ring. A loyal dog to his master, a fierce defender of his honour and an indifferent attitude to strangers, makes this a popular house dog. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Marvin J T (1982) The New Complete Scottish Terrier. Howell. ISBN 0 87605 306 1. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Scottish Terrier Club (England): www.stcengland.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. Scottish Terrier Club of America: http://clubs.akc.org/stca.