The Scottie dog is perhaps the most famous breed of Scottish pup, but plenty of others originally come from Scotland.The Scottie dog is perhaps the most famous breed of Scottish pup, but plenty of others originally come from Scotland.
The Scottie dog is perhaps the most famous breed of Scottish pup, but plenty of others originally come from Scotland.

Dogs of Scotland in Pictures: These are 10 breeds of adorable Scottish dog - including the loving Golden Retriever ๐Ÿ•

These dogs all have a proud Scottish heritage, having first been bred in the country.

If youโ€™ve been thinking about getting a new dog then youโ€™re not alone โ€“ Kennel Club figures show that the number of people looking for puppies surged in the last couple of years.

But with 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, thereโ€™s plenty of thinking to do before you select your familyโ€™s latest four-legged addition โ€“ whether you want a large dog, family-friendly dog, or crossbreed.

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Thereโ€™s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Corenโ€™s book โ€˜The Intelligence of Dogsโ€™ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

You might also want to consider where a dog was first bred โ€“ with many breeds native to Scotland currently on the Kennel Clubโ€™s โ€˜at riskโ€™ register due to dwindling numbers.

So, here are 10 breeds of dog that have Scottish heritage.

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