Scottish Terrier was originally bred to hunt and kill vermin on farms in Scotland. They are black, brindle or wheaten colored and are members of the terrier group. AKC recognized in 1885 ideal height is 10 inches tall at the shoulder weighing from 18 to 22 pounds. Scottish Terrier has a lifespan of 11 to 13 years. Minor problems may include Scotty Cramp, patellar luxation, and cerebellar abiotrophy. Major health issues may include von Willebrand's Disease and craniomandibular osteopathy .