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Black Russian Terrier

Black Russian Terrier
Black Russian Terrier Photo #1


That is a unique breed which comes of Russia; it's strong & robust, so stable & alert. That is a great & large dog. This has the longest, well-shaped head, among a broad-skull, and long-muzzle that's square on appearance. 

These nose is remains on color. These eyes remain dark from medium-size & set broad apart. These ears remains pendular & triangular on shape. These ear length shall not exceed these corner of these eyelids. These ears are set-high. The collar should remain thick, well-muscled & powerful. These overall appearance of these body shall be square. 

The legs shall be right; elbows could be either-in or either out facing. These legs shall have 2 to 4-inches, of coarse-hair. The feet own black pads, remain large, & are included in hair. The dogs' roots work back to these Soviet breeding-programme specialists, they created the new breed-Black Russian-Terrier for the special duties. Both were developed to be-up to among climatic variations in these vast country. On total, over 20-breeds, we utilized to create these Black Russian-Terrier, we view today. These breed is firm in character & temperament.


The dog remains a brave & obedient servant, distrustful of strangers; both have a powerful protective feel. Puppies require to be handled firmly though lovingly. Both are fast to learn, merry and could adapt to every situations. They're highly interested and get in everything. Both love children, & playing among them. 

The dog requires constant touch with a humans in their family. Both have a well-balanced temperament, & even avoid competing with different dogs. These male puppy cannot live among other male-dogs which are bigger. The dog prefers to train & will hugely enjoy training-sessions. 

Among a great-love to please, the breed just barks while they feel-it is absolutely essential. Both are always willing to protect these owner or either the home. The delightful dog does get into the big & powerful-dog, so firm-rules are required, which are kept-in place calmly still fairly.


The breed is likely to hip & elbow-dysplasia. The ears require care, as both have been acknowledged to perceive otitis.


The breed's skin is weatherproof. These Black Russian-Terrier has nice eyebrows & a really-pretty beard. These upper neck & withers-hint at the mane. When these coat is soft-stripping could happen. The breed requires to be brushed-weekly. Care requires to be considered with these ear hair & hair under these paws. If constantly brushed these Black Russian-Terrier sheds little.


The breed is best in the apartment if provided correct application. Both love to-be near the owners, & follow one from room on room.

Breed Information

Popularity:2018: #116
2017: #116
2016: #119
2015: #116
Breed Group:Working (AKC:2004)
Guardian Dog (UKC)
Size:Large to Giant
Life span:10-14 years
Height:Male: 25-29 inches (64-74 cm)
Female: 25-28 inches (64-72 cm)
Weight:80-143 pounds (36-65 kg)
Litter Size:6-12 puppies
Puppy Price:Average $1800 - $2500 USD

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Dog names

Rank Male Female
1 Duke Sophie
2 Leo Abbie
3 Cody Ellie
4 Jax Lady
5 Sammy Layla
6 Ollie Dixie
7 Hank Belle
8 Rusty Angel
9 Loki Holly
10 George Sandy
11 Apollo Charlie
12 Frankie Baby
13 Coco Lacey
14 Chase Bonnie
15 Mickey Lucky
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