Scottish Deerhound Information

Scottish DeerhoundThe Scottish Deerhound is a stately dog. He has the sleek build of a Greyhound, only larger in size, but with a thick, shaggy coat that comes in several colors although the blue-gray color is preferred. His history dates back to antiquity. Experts believe he may have descended from the ancient Irish Wolfdog.

As a pet, the Scottish Deerhound is a calm, polite breed who prefers to hang out at home. His docile nature makes him a great companion but not the best watchdog. Once you see this dog snuggle up on the couch next to you – which he will! – it won’t matter; he’s perfect just the way he is. You will love his perceptive, sweet personality.

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 2ft 4in - 2ft 8in     Weight: 75-110lbs
Lifespan: 8 - 12 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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