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Black Russian Terrier

"Pete"

Black Russian Terrier profile

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Lifespan: 10-11 Years

Avg height: 66-77cm

Avg weight: 38-65kg

Coat type: Wavy coat with a dense beard over the muzzle.

Coat colours: Black or black with a few grey hairs.

Originally bred for: Military.

Breed traits: Calm, brave, independent, playful.

 

A little about the Black Russian Terrier

 

The Black Russian Terrier was originally used as a military working dog. As such, they are a breed that needs constant mental and physical stimulation to remain content, with many excelling at agility training. If this is met, they are calm and gentle dogs that can make great companions. 

 

 

BLACK RUSSIAN TERRIER HEALTH INFORMATION

The Black Russian Terrier may be predisposed to the following conditions: Canine Hip and Elbow Dysplasia, Hyperuricosuria, Progressive Retinal Atrophy and Juvenile Laryngeal Paralysis and Polyneuropathy.