Cesky Terrier

The Cesky Terrier is a curious and very inquisitive little dog that are absolutely devoted to their owners and are not too great with strangers.

These small dogs make excellent watchdogs, being rather feisty and courageous. You need to have time to socialise this dog to enable them to be tolerant of strangers and other unknown dogs.

Cesky Terrier Facts

Cesky Terrier

Exercise Requirements:      3 star rating

Good with Children:             4 star rating

Easy to Train:                        3 star rating

Good Watchdog:                    4 star rating

Low Shedding:                       4 star rating

Good with Other Pets:         zero star rating

Vital Statistics

Size: 28 – 35.5 cm (11 – 14 in)

Weight: 7 – 8 kg (15.5 – 18 lb)

Coat: Wavy with a silky sheen

Colour: Grey-blue or light brown

Lifespan: 12 – 14 years

Special Characteristics

The Cesky Terrier gets aroused with ease and is eager to play, they have a little playful spark in them. This is a rather tough, feisty, persistent and sometimes stubborn dog.

Exercise Requirements

These dogs will play at home to use up most of their energy, they will enjoy exercising with their owner. This dog needs a medium amount of exercise each day. A few good walks each day combined with a good play will keep them content.

Attitude Towards:

Owners: Will be devoted to their owner and will show lots and lots of affection.

Children: Are known to be really good around kids, even more so if they have been raised with them.

Other Pets: These dogs have a high prey drive and love to chase. May cause harm to small pets and might even injure cats.

Strangers: Will be reserved and cautious around strangers.

Other Unfamiliar Dogs: Are known to be well behaved around other dogs if well socialised with them from an early age.

What to Watch Out For

These dogs are not great around people that they do not know and could well snap at them. If they don’t get the exercise they require they have been known to dig and go on destructive streaks.

Health Risks

A few things to take note of here; Ovarian cysts, painful spinal problems down to having a long back, eye problems.

Ideal Owner

The ideal owner is going to have time available that is required for the regular grooming that the dogs coat needs to keep it in good healthy order.

The perfect owner needs to be able to socialise the dog on a regular basis and provide plenty of play and exercise. A gentle, active owner is best suited to this breed of dog.

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Cesky Terrier with grey-blue coat Cesky Terrier with a grey-blue coat and areas of light brown fur

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