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Black Russian Terrier

As published in Canadian Dogs Annual
Black Russian Terrier
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Appearance
25-31" (64-77 cm) 80-143 lb (36-65 kg) Hard, rough, ample broken outercoat. Thick soft undercoat. Moustache and beard. Black, black with grey hairs.
GCH.CKC, Ch.AKC, Ch.UKC, Elite Ch.CFC, Ch.ABI Eremey Son Lari iz Teremka, CGN, aka Blitzen, 7 y.o. Bred/Owned by Svetlana Lochan, Iz Teremka Reg’d
History

History

During the 1930s, the Russian military searched for a large terrier-type dog (like the Black Russian Terrier) to become a part of their national security force. They started the Red Star Kennel, dedicated to locating suitable breeds and combining them to produce the perfect military dog. While the Second World War delayed their efforts, the experiment, which involved crossing some 17 different breeds, eventually produced a suitable large, tough and agile dog they named the Black Russian Terrier. Red Star maintained exclusivity of the breed until 1956, when second and third generation puppies became available to private breeders. Black Russian Terriers remain uncommon outside their native Russia.

Personality

The Black Russian Terrier is a calm confident dog who is loyal to his people; yet aloof with strangers. He is highly intelligent and takes well to training; though early socialization is necessary to curb over-protectiveness. Outdoors he is a happy bouncy fellow; while indoors he is content to relax and follow his family around the house. The Black Russian Terrier is very attached to his people and does not do well if left alone.

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Black Russian Terrier Breeders

Iz Teremka Reg’d
Ontario

Iz Teremka Reg’d. Dedicated to the breeding of Black Russian Terriers by developing and preserving the best qualities of the old working Siberian bloodlines. We are not only the home of many Champions, but more important, we produce healthy dogs with great stable temperaments to fit your family needs. (613) 531-6207; lana@cogeco.ca

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Midnight Solo Reg’d Kennel
Ontario

Midnight Solo Reg’d Kennel & Training Academy, Jean Brown. Exclusive Top Versatile Performance and Show Champions In North America: carefully selected beautiful BRTs from best Russian and Canadian Bloodlines with great temperament (tested) and OFA health clearances. Home raised, socialized puppies to approved homes with lifetime breeder’s support, registration, microchips, vet checks, health guarantee, puppy manual. London, ON N6G 3J1. (519) 473-9939; jean@midnightsolo.com; www.midnightsolo.com.

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Mikhail Vorobiev
Quebec

Mikhail Vorobiev. Breeder of quality Black Russian Terriers. Home of #1 Black Russian Terriers in Canada, Quebec since 1995! Stable temperament, excellent health, size and working qualities. Great Companion, Service, and Therapy Dogs. Champion bloodlines. Allergy friendly, non-shedding coat! Health check and guarantees. Contact for puppy availability. Montreal, QC, Canada. (514) 261-2206; Mishik77@mail.ru.

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