theScottish DeerhoundDignified, Gentle, Polite
meet theScottish Deerhound
Did you know?
At one point in history, no one of rank lower than an earl might possess a Scottish Deerhound.
The Scottish Deerhound was first recognized by the AKC.
Somewhat Active; A nuzzler and napper indoors; a world-class galloper on the straightway.
Energy & Size
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Good nutrition for Scottish Deerhounds is very important from puppyhood to their senior years.
The breed's crisp, somewhat wiry coat, however, is exceptionally easy-care, requiring only brushing.
Deerhound puppies are difficult to raise to their potential without a companion playmate and a large play area.
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