Prazsky Krysarik

The Prazsky Krysarik is from the Czech Republic, you are unlikely to see one outside there. It is a lively little dog that really enjoys a good play.

Being good with children it is considered to make a really good family dog and is also suitable for small houses, flats or apartments.

Prazsky Krysarik Facts

Prazsky Krysarik

Exercise Requirements:      3 star rating

Good with Children:             5 star rating

Easy to Train:                        1 star rating

Good Watchdog:                    4 star rating

Low Shedding:                       2 star rating

Good with Other Pets:         1 star rating

Vital Statistics

Size: 20-23 cm (7-9 in)

Weight: 2.6 kg (5.7 lb)

Coat: Smooth short hair coat

Colour: Mostly black and tan

Lifespan: 12-14 years

Special Characteristics

These small dogs are fast, alert and lively, as you would expect a dog to be that was bred to catch rats. You would also describe these dogs as being good around people and very clever.

Exercise Requirements

These small dogs are classed as having medium exercise requirements. It is a lively dog and will require two good walks each day to stay happy and content.

Attitude Towards:

Owners: Are obedient and loyal towards their owners.

Children: Are known for being really good around children.

Other Pets: Have high prey and chase drive so are not suited to have around other small pets that you might have in the house.

Strangers: Are good around strangers, very sociable.

Other Unfamiliar Dogs: Are friendly towards unknown dogs if they have been well socialised from a young age.

What to Watch Out For

These dogs do not like the cold weather at all and will need to wear a little coat when the weather turns cold. Their coat needs to be brushed fairly regularly as they do shed quite a bit.

Health Risks

Only one health risk to note of here, their bones are fine and are therefore susceptible to breaking if not taken care of correctly.

Ideal Owner

The perfect owner of the Prazsky Krysarik needs to be active and have a lot of patience because they are not the easiest to train small dog breeds in the world.

More Photos

Prazsky Krysarik with black and tan fur coat Prazsky Krysarik fully grown adult

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