The Black Russian Terrier is a brave pet. Here is your informative A-list of Black Russian Terrier. The Black Russian Terrier is also known as Black Terrier, Chornyi, Russian Black Terrier, Russian Bear Schnauzer and Tchiorny Terrier. This Black Russian Terrier was originated from former USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics). This dog breed was crossing between the Airedale Terrier, the Giant Schnauzer, the Newfoundland, the Rottweiler and the now extinct Russian Water Dog. The Black Russian was used as working dog or police dog. The Black Russian Terrier was recognized by American Kennel Club (AKC) in 2004. Today, Black Russian Terrier is a cute pet for everyone.

Facts about Black Russian Terrier

  • Temperament – The Black Russian Terrier is alert, calm, confident, courageous, enthusiastic, lively, loyal and playful. They are easy to train and they can get along with other pets. Black Russian Terriers are people-oriented dog; do not leave them alone for long period. They have strong natural protective instincts and they will vary of strangers. They are easy to housebreak. Early socialization and proper obedience training is recommended for Black Russian Terrier puppies. Black Russian Terriers are excelling in agility. They like to play with water.
  • Appearance – The Black Russian Terrier has a strong medium-sized body. The body is muscular and well proportioned. The Black Russian Terrier has a broad head and they come with a pair of oval-shaped medium-sized eyes. The ears are in triangle-shaped and hang close to the head. They have a large black color nose. The upper lip is covered with moustache and the lower lip is covered with beard. The chest is deep and the neck is strong. They have muscular legs and the feet are large and compact with large black pads. The tail is cropped and carried high. The Black Russian Terrier has a thick waterproof coat.

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Black Russian Terrier Breed Information

Size Medium
Height 64-74 cm (male and female)
Weight 36-65 kg (male and female)
Colour Black
Group Working Dog Breed
Life Span 10 -14 years
Litter Size Average 6 – 12 puppies
Exercise Ability Daily walk is needed. Let them play around at fenced yard
Grooming Requirements Weekly brushing is needed. This dog breed is a light shedder
Environment Indoor
Barking Average
Recognition CKC, FCI, APRI, DRA, NKC, AKC, ACR, ANKC, BRTCA, SKC, BRAGG

The common health issue for Black Russian Terrier is prone to elbow and hip dysplasia. Here is a list of cute dog names for Black Russian Terrier puppy.

If you are interested in this dog breed, you may look for Black Russian Terrier adoption from Black Russian Terrier rescue or look for Black Russian Terrier puppies for sale from Black Russian Terrier breeders.

Black Russian Terrier