Black Russian Terrier

Black Russian Terrier
Working Group

Black Russian Terrier - General Information

Weight: Male: 110-160, Female: 80-120 lbs

Height: Male: 26-30, Female: 25.5-28 inches

Color(s): black, black with some gray hair

Character: Black Russian Terriers are intelligent, loyal, strong, enduring, courageous, self-confident protective and reliable. Balanced temperament and good trainability allow successful use in many working modalities and canine sports. Black Russian Terriers are a wonderful companion and a loyal family member.

Temperament: Active, hardy large breed with stable temperament, but very lively, with strong reactions of defence: unwanted visitors are stopped. This dog is tough, brave, alert, and loyal. This breed gets along fine with children and other animals, provided proper socialization has taken place.

Care: Weekly grooming with a brush and comb is required. The ears, nails and teeth require ample attention. Scissoring or clipping for a Black Russian Terrier is sufficient 3-4 times a year.
Training: Training is a breeze as this breed rates higher than average in learning speed and problem solving skills.

Activity: This breed will do well in urban, suburban or country setting with reasonable amounts of exercise. Black Russian Terriers are happiest when doing some type of work, such as playing games, agility, obedience, or protection. Over-exercising when young can cause damage to growing bones, joints, and muscles.