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Rat Terrier

"Cassie"

Rat Terrier profile

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Lifespan: 11-14 Years

Avg height: 36-56cm.

Avg weight: 4.5-14kg

Coat type: Smooth, short coat.

Coat colours: Black and white, fawn and white, chocolate and white, blue and white, red, tri-colour.

Originally bred for: Phenomenal rat catcher.

Breed traits: Affectionate, smart, alert, lively, inquisitive.

A little about the Rat Terrier

 

If anything can be said for the Rat Terrier it is that it is an energetic and playful character. Always up for an adventure, this breed is eager to please, however, it has a stubborn terrier streak that means they aren't afraid of a fight. 

 

RAT TERRIER HEALTH INFORMATION

The Rat Terrier has no major health concerns. Less frequently they can suffer allergies and patella luxation.