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Russian Toy Terrier Temperament and Lifespan

Russian Toy Terriers won't leave you indifferent. These dogs are graceful and fragile, their expressive eyes and ears are set high, which is why some owners of Toy compare them with calves. Russian toy terriers are very sociable and cheerful, they find common language with children and animals easily.

Also, these pets gladly accompany their master everywhere and do not have anything against staying in a basket or a bag. Russian Toy Terriers are great even for those people who had never had a dog. They have a lively and sociable temperament.

The main character traits:

  • mobility, energy, commitment - terriers become a friend to all family members.
  • obedience - they will never impose their company or require the fulfillment of their desires;
  • goodwill, lack of aggression - these dogs do not show anger or to animals or to humans, like Boston Terrier;
  • communicative - are part of the company to any person;
  • easily trainable - to educate a dog is not only possible, but necessary since early age.

The dogs of this breed usually live about 12-15 years.

How Much Does a Russian Toy Terrier Cost and Price Range

It is not recommended to buy a puppy of the Toy Terrier on the market - there is a risk to buy ill or mentally unstable animal. To purchase a puppy it is better to go to a specialized kennel. It is necessary to pay attention to the cleanliness of the kennel, puppy parents' health. A healthy puppy should be active and agile. The price for these puppies vary from $450 to $800 depending on the quality of the puppy as well as the breeder (look Alaskan Malamute For Sale).

Russian Toy Terrier Colors, Shedding, Full Size and Average Weight

Colors of these dogs are brown and tan, blue and tan, black and tan, red and brown or black with or without touch them. Height at the withers: males and females - 20-28 cm; Weight: males and females - up to 3 kg.

Russian Toy Terrier Breed Characteristics, Information and Facts

At the beginning of the twentieth century in Russia, along with Petit-Brabant and Pugs were popular small breeds like English Toy Terrier.

From the twenties their breeding was almost stopped, and by fifties the number of English Toy Terriers has dropped to a critical level. It was then the Russian dog breeders were engaged in restoration of the breed. Since almost all the dogs were not purebred, as a result a new breed - the Russian Toy Terrier appeared.