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Great Britain, 1600s
From the Isle of Skye. Believed to have originated in the sixteenth century.

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Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 13 years of age

Weight & Height
19-23 Pounds & 9-10 Inches

Known Health Problems
Copper Toxicosis, Hypothyroidism

Physical Description
Long, low dog that is twice as long as it is tall. It is well boned and muscular. They have either prick ears or drip ears. The eyes are brown and the nose is black.

Agile & reserved. This dog can be wary of strangers. It is protective of its family wich makes it a great watch dog. This dog is friendly and sweet

Living Conditions
Will do ok in an apartment

Daily brushing & combing needed

Daily exercise on a lead is needed

Coat Texture
Double coated with a soft, wooly undercoat and a profuse outer coat that falls straight to either side of the body.

Coat Colors
Cream, Fawn, Gray, Black, Blue. Black points on the ears, muzzle and tip of tail are desirable

3-6 pups per litter

Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club


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