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Originating in Scotland, this breed was used to hunt red deer, hence its name. It was highly prized by the nobility, who kept them as hunting companions.
The Deerhound is a strong and muscular dog, with a long, wiry coat that comes in shades of blue-gray, gray, brindle, and yellow. Its head is long and narrow, with a deep chest and long legs.
This breed is known for its speed and agility, making it an excellent hunter. It is also loyal and affectionate, making it a great companion.
Today, the Scottish Deerhound is still used as a hunting dog, but it is also popular as a family pet. It is a gentle and loving breed, and is well-suited to life in the home.
Scottish Deerhound Breed Facts
Height (Adult): Male: 76 to 86cm Female: 71 to 81cm
Weight (Adult): Male: 45 to 54kg Female: 36 to 45kg
Life Expectancy: 8 to 10 years
Temperament: Gentle, Dignified, Loyal, and Affectionate
Wanting to know when is best to spay or neuter your Scottish Deerhound? We’ve worked out the typical timeframes and let you know more about what you need to consider.
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