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General Information for Scottie Owners

The national Scottish Terrier breed club provides information of special interest to owners of Scottish Terriers including the breed standard, breeder and rescue referral, health and safety links, and breed history.

The regional chapter of the Scottish Terrier Club of America since 1987, STCTB promotes the best interests of the breed and responsible breeding and conducts specialty dog shows and recreational activities for the enjoyment of Florida Scotties and their owners. Visit the STCTB website for information about these activities and enjoy their free quarterly electronic newsletter.

This site features a wealth of information for dog breeders and the general public about dog-related events and shows, registration, dog health and safety, and legislation.

Lifestyle magazine devoted solely to people living with dogs throughout Florida. All stories have a Florida connection and are original.

Excellent information about Scottie personality traits, exercise and care requirements, and Scottie FAQ's.

A brief excerpt and link to site from which to purchase the full guide).

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Tips for Training Terriers

In Terrier-Centric Dog Training, author Dawn Antoniak-Mitchell takes up the challenge to help terrier owners train their dogs by making sure they understand the instincts bred into terriers and what the most effective training and management techniques are to use when working with a “natural born killer.” You can train your terrier, but just don’t let him loose off-leash in a park full of squirrels!

Excellent, informative website by Jane Killian (author of When Pigs Fly! Training Success with Impossible Dogs. A long-time breeder and trainer of bull terriers, be sure to check out her article Consequences, Schmonsequences- How Dog Training Works.

Advice about treating your dog's behavior issue or understanding why your dog does what he does. (Includes many topics such as house training, chewing, digging- and much more!)

Health and Safety Resources

Check out these many informative sites and articles to help you enjoy your happy and healthy Scottie companion!

Scottish Terrier Rescue of Florida


University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine

UF Small Animal Hospital (Gainsville, FL)

Call (352) 392-2235

UF Pet Emergency Services (Ocala, FL)
Call (352) 512-0886

Emergency Preparedness for Pet Owners

While the links below are of special interest to Floridians as they frequently face the prospect of coping with tropical storms or hurricanes, the information provided is valuable to any pet owner.

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  • This site provides a wealth of information including updates about weather and pending emergencies, post-disaster recovery, and planning. Included is a step-by-step online guide to develop your own family disaster plan, suggested contents for emergency kits, and numerous other resources.

  • FEMA brochure- Prepare for Emergencies Now- Information for Pet Owners

  • FEMA - Kit of Emergency Supplies for Pets- Pet Owners Fact Sheet

Need Help with a Pet's Emergency Health Care Expenses? Check These Sites.

Scottish Terrier Rescue of Florida

Scottish Terrier Rescue of Florida is an independent, tax exempt all volunteer charitable organization with IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit status and registration in the State of Florida under the Solicitation of Contributions Act.