A romantic past lives on in this devoted, gentle, and courageous dog.

Vital Stats

Height: 28 to 32 inches at shoulder
Weight: 75 to 110 pounds (males average 97 pounds, females average 85 pounds)
Coat: long and wiry
Life span: 8 to 11

The original purpose of Scottish Deerhounds was to hunt and bring down the Scottish roe deer, a magnificent beast twice or more their size.

Today, if the Scottish Deerhound were writing a personals ad, he’d say that he enjoys long walks, opportunities to run, regular meals, and a nice sofa to nap on. Full Scottish Deerhound profile on DogTime.com
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