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Scotti Apso is a mixed breed of the Scottish Terrier and Lhasa Apso and inherits the traits of his parents. These short size canine weights around 15 to 25 pounds. They have a thick, straight, and medium size coat that sheds moderately. The color of the vary from dark to lighter shades such as brown, grey, black, and white. The body has an active gesture longer than the tail. It has straight legs with a curly tail. They have dark brown eyes with a black nose. The ears are sometimes pendant and sometimes erect or pointed covered with hairs.

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Scotti Apso is most affectionate and sweet in behavior, but sometimes it becomes aggressive. This trait becomes visible at the time small children misbehave with the little pooch. This chubby canin is not a regular and excessive barker but requires regular exercise to balance their temperament. They sound to be perfect for living in apartments or small homes. Scotti inherits the hunting nature and wandering feature from its Scottish parents. These two traits demand owner to keep an eye on it while the canine is outside the house. She has an affectionate behavior towards the family and young children but not with kids. Proper socialization helps in keeping these breeds in control before they go out from the hand.

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10-11 inches
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13-22 lbs
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General Health

Some of the health issues faced by Scotti Apso are Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca (Dry Eye), Von Willebrand\'s Disease, Cataracts, and Brachycephalic Syndrome. Regular checkup is a must for these breeds.

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Scotti Apso is a hybrid mix between Sottish Terrier and Lhasa Apso. Lhasa Apso is one of the ancient breeds that originated in Tibet. This breed was earlier bred for the hunting of mountain wolves. They were used as watchdogs and were a great companion of monks in monasteries and temples. The Lhasa Apso was treated as a gift in ancient times, and one treats it as honor after receiving it. These breeds are extremely intelligent, a good listener, have a sharp bark and can distinguish between foe and friend. The Scottish Terrier is a breed that hailed from Scotland. Developed in 1800 B.C., the breed is among the larger Skye Terrier group. It was bred for hunting fox, vermins, and rats. Later, this breed was split into two separate breeds the Scotti Apso’s Scottish Terrier. The American Kennel Club recognized this breed in 1885.

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Scotti Apso breed belongs to the category of moderate maintenance and shedding. It requires brushing once every week for removing debris, mats, loose hair, and tangles for distributing natural oils through the coat. Scotti Apso is not hypoallergenic, and they require weekly checking of ears, cleaning with a cotton ball, and proper canine ear wash. Also, it is must to keep a check on the toenails, trim them when required before they tore out hurting your little pup. Make sure to brush their teeth every two or three times a week for preventing periodontal disease development and loss of teeth. They also have low smelling body texture.

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Ideal Environment

Scotti Apso hybrid is an active breed that has short legs and is small in size. These canines possess a lot of energy and enjoy going for daily walks, romp in the dog park, play fetch and Frisbee, hide and seek. They have a moderate hunting nature, and that is why it is imperative to keep a check on them while they are outside. In case you missed to have a look at them, you will find yourself running after your canine on streets and parks. Because of its small size, Scotti Apso does not require regular exercise and can live nicely in an apartment with family. In moderate temperature, these pups perform well while in extreme temperature they require extra care.

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