Is Harley, age 19, the oldest Scottish Terrier?

The Scottie News found Harley’s story at the Scottish Terrier Emergency Care Scheme (STECS). We’ve never heard of a Scottie living to the ripe old age of 19 before, but it makes sense he hails from Fife.

12 thoughts on “Is Harley, age 19, the oldest Scottish Terrier?

  1. Hmmm…I'm trying to think of some kind of analogy with Samson and his long hair here..?? Well anyway, good for Harley!

  2. Hi we have a scottish terrier who is 10 and a half and we live in Queensland We have had robbie since he was 8 weeks old.

  3. I have a friend who has a scotty, his name is Baxter.
    Baxter lives in New Jersey and will turn 20 in May of this year. He still acts like a puppy!!

  4. My wheaten Scottie is 15 today! 05/01/15 In searching for oldest Scottish Terier, I found this site..looks great!

  5. glad to hear scotties can live a long life..its possible…..I wonder if diet had something to do with it….I now feed only organic (no gmos ,pesticides, or hormones)……also…..please email me at if you are interested in my collection of books and scottie items at cost price as I am leaving ebay….also would like to donate some of my stuff to scottie/westie/other dog rescue for fund raisers……….scotties are precious and have been the best part of my life….thanks..renee ^.^

  6. I knew a female Scottie bred by by Great Scott Kennels in Stoughton, MA that lived to the age of 21. Eileen Velez

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