The Black Russian Terrier is a large size dog with square or slightly stretched frame, efficient, easily adaptable to different climatic conditions and owners life-style, intelligent, well trainable. He is active, but dignified, and will delight in joining you in fishing, swimming, biking or hiking. He's happiest with an owner who can give him plenty of jobs to do (like playing games, obedience, agility training).
Black Russian Terriers are intelligent, loyal, strong, enduring, courageous, self-confident protective and reliable. Balanced temperament and good trainability allow successful use in many working modalities and canine sports. Black Russian Terriers are a wonderful companion and a loyal family member.
Does your Black Russian Terrier bark, howl, and cry whenever you leave the house? Separation anxiety
is extreme anxiety experienced by your dog when you are away from him.
Active, hardy large breed with stable temperament, but very lively, with strong reactions of defence: unwanted visitors are stopped. This dog is tough, brave, alert, and loyal. This breed gets along fine with children and other animals, provided proper socialization has taken place.
Weekly grooming with a brush and comb is required. The ears, nails and teeth require ample attention. Scissoring or clipping for a Black Russian Terrier is sufficient 3-4 times a year.
If your dog is displaying behavior uncharacteristic of his normal actions, call the Vet
The virtually non-shedding hair is rough, hard, ample and extremely dense, between 1.6 and 3.9 inches long and covers the entire body with dense and well-developed undercoat. The coat forms a rough, bushy moustache on the upper lip and a beard on the lower lip. On the neck and the withers, the coat is longer and forms a mane. The forelegs down until the elbows and the hind legs until the thighs are covered by a rough and long coat.
Training is a breeze as this breed rates higher than average in learning speed and problem solving skills. Teaching your dog to sit, lie down, and stay
is vital to the training of your new puppy. There are several accepted methods of house training your new Black Russian Terrier puppy.
Consider crate training
if you need to adapt your dog to a safe and confined environment for various safety and comfort reasons.
This breed will do well in urban, suburban or country setting with reasonable amounts of exercise. Black Russian Terriers are happiest when doing some type of work, such as playing games, agility, obedience, or protection. Over-exercising when young can cause damage to growing bones, joints, and muscles. Socialization
is one of the single most important things you can do for your puppy.
Male: 110-160; Female: 80-120 lbs
Male: 26-30; Female: 25.5-28 inches
black, black with some gray hair
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