STCA Health Trust Mission Statement

STCA’s Health Trust Fund (HTF) is a not-for-profit 501c3 organization dedicated to the health and quality of life of the Scottish Terrier. Formally established on October 8, 1994, the HTF has the following mission:

  • Identify important health issues in the Scottish Terrier

  • Support research to enhance the understanding, the prevention and the cure of these diseases for the betterment of the Scottish Terrier
  • Communicate important new health and breeding information and research findings to all Scottie owners and breeders through education and outreach
  • Monitor health in the Scottish Terrier using Registries, Health Databases and periodic breed-wide surveys
  • Support Scottie breeders with discounted health testing, clinics and screening
  • Contribute for the future health and preservation of the Breed
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The Scottie Guardian

Welcome to The Scottie Guardian. Marcia Dawson, Chairman of STCA’s Health Trust Fund and staff have created The Scottie Guardian. This wonderful publication, which is a quarterly E-mail newsletter, is brought to you by the Scottish Terrier Club of America’s Health Trust Fund. The Scottie Guardian’s Editor is HTF Trustee, Fran Sanden. Be sure to check out the Health Library and HTF donation pages, as well, for more information on our beloved breed at Introduction to Scottie Health.