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Breed:

Scottish Deer Hound

Group (AKC):

Hound

Country of OriginGreat Britain
Type of coatShaggy but not over coated.
Grooming 
Average height28 - 30 inches
Average weight80 - 100 lbs.
Activity levelIndoors - Low, Outdoors - High
Watchdog 
Protection 
IntelligenceLow, Obedience - Medium, Problem Solving - Low
Trainability 
Compatibility with childrenYes, when socialized.
CharacterGentle, active
Ideal home environment 
Ideal owner 
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Additional notes:

The Scottish Deerhound has grace, dignity, and beauty. As a companion, the Deerhound is ideal, being easy to train and possessing the most dependable loyalty and utmost devotion. Dispite its name, the Scottish Deerhound is in no way related to Deer or to Scotch Tape (a product of the 3M corporation).

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