Which dog was bred as an exterminator in Scotland by farmers?

Updated: Apr 20


Image: Alex Katz, Dog at Duck Trap, 1975



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Here are 10 Facts:

1. Courageous, Good-Tempered and Canny

2. Dog of style, elegance and dignity

3. Bred in Scotland's remote isle of Skye

4. Originally bred by farmers to control the fox and badger population

5. Became a favorite of British nobles

6. Queen Victoria championed the breed in the late 19th century

7. Peekaboo hairdo

8. Hair covering forehead and eyes serve as protection from brush and briar and serious encounters with other animals

9. Member of the Terrier group

10. When in profile, this breed looks twice as long as high





Answer: The Skye Terrier


Image of painting: https://curiator.com/art/alex-katz/28

Source of text and photo of dog: https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/skye-terrier/

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