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Scottish Deerhounds for Sale
Breed Group: Hound Height: 28 – 32 inches at the shoulder Weight: 70 – 130 pounds Life Span: 8 – 10 years
Greeting you with a friendly wag and dashing grin is the kind and noble Scottish Deerhound. Sporting coats in colors of brindle, yellow, fawn, red fawn and blue, the Scottish Deerhound belongs in the giant dog breed family. While a Scottish Deerhound adores his people, never leave him alone with small children. Their rambunctious behavior while still maturing can easily send a toddler toppling to the ground.
Two things in life make a Scottish Deerhound thrive. A good, solid friendship and lots of space to run. These athletic beauts thrive on running long distances and are rambunctious pals until they reach adulthood. As a result, begin training your Scottish Deerhound straight from day one. Don’t allow behaviors in your puppy that you won’t later accept in the full grown dog version. Curb obnoxious behaviors by keeping training fun. Toss in games of fetch in the backyard, lots of positive praise, and favorite doggy treats.
Socialize your puppy often to new sights, sounds and places. Visit outdoor shopping areas, window shop downtown, and invite guests into your home. Always be firm, kind and consistent when working with your Scottish Deerhound. While a Scottish Deerhound can be a handful to train, when done well, you’ll be rewarded with a well-mannered and noble Scottish companion.
Scottish Deerhound puppies for sale love a good friend and are quick to put people at ease. In addition, they demand lots of exercise. If a quick stroll after work is all you’ll have time for, then brush right past this kingly breed. While a Deerhound will be happy to curl at your feet and rest for hours (as an adult), he/she also thrives on running long distances and exploring the outdoors.
In addition, the majority of Scottish Deerhounds carry a rough coat which sheds only moderately. Otherwise these giants are a low-maintenance and loyal canine partner.
Why you shouldn’t consider a Scottish Deerhound puppy:
Unless properly trained, these giants can prove stubborn and strong-willed. Plus, they love to chase anything that moves.
Why you should consider a Scottish Deerhound puppy:
They’re athletic beauties, they are polite with strangers, and as adults they’ll prove calm when indoors.
So go ahead, grab one of these dashing companions for yourself and say hello to years of exciting doggy moments.