Dog Breed profiles
English Toy Terrier (Black and Tan) Breed Profile
English Toy Terrier (Black and Tan) fact file
KC Group: Toy
Good with children?: Yes
Exercise requirement: Little
Good guard dogs?: Would bark
Moulting level: Low
Jogging partner: Short runs
Reportedly the oldest English toy breed, the Toy Terrier makes an excellent companion. English Toy Terriers were historically bred for vermin control and also proved very popular in the 'rat-pits' of the Industrial Revolution. The English Toy Terrier is now on the register of vulnerable native breeds
English Toy Terrier (Black and Tan) Character
An alert and inquisitive nature combined with a stubbornness and persistence common with all Terrier-type dogs. They will bond closely with the family but react poorly to mistreatment and boredom.
English Toy Terrier (Black and Tan) Size
25-30cm at the shoulder and a weight of 2.7-3.6kg.
English Toy Terrier (Black and Tan) Health
The only common concerns are relating to skin disorders and appear to be linked to changes in the diet. Reports suggest that the condition is manageable with care.
English Toy Terrier (Black and Tan) Special Care
Bathing should be with a specially formulated shampoo in order to protect the natural oils in their skin as the English Toy Terrier is prone to skin disorders.
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