Terriers of Scotland
West Highland White Terrier pups
All Terriers of Scotland were historically all called 'Scottish Terriers' until the advent of dog shows. The name 'Scottish' is not to be confused with 'Scotch' which today more generally relates to the people of Scotland or their Whiskey! From common original stock, the 4 different breeds of Scottish Terriers considered here emerged. This chapter explores how and why each developed their own general appearances and characteristics.