Czech Terrier

region Czechoslovakia
cut 29 cm at the withers for males, 27 for females.
hair  Long, fine but solid hair, slightly wavy, with a silky sheen, not too abundant. In the Czech terrier the hair is groomed.
dress Two color varieties: gray-blue (at birth, the puppies are black); light brown (at birth the puppies are dark brown, chocolate). In both color varieties yellow, gray or white markings are permitted. They can
head Has the shape of a long, truncated wedge, without being too wide. The upper forehead and muzzle lines provide a clean level break.
eyes Of medium size, well embedded in the sockets; good-natured expression. Well covered by the hair that falls forward. Brown to dark brown in subjects with a grey-blue coat; light brown in coffee-au-lait colored subjects.
ear Of medium size. Een falling, they completely cover the orifice of the auditory canal. Set on relatively high and close to the cheeks. Pavilion triangular, the shorter side being at the attachment where the ear falls.
tail 18 to 20 cm, set low, relatively thick. At rest, it hangs down or has a slight upward curvature at its end. On alert, carried horizontally or higher in the shape of a saber.
behaviour Calm and non-aggressive, cheerful is easy to train; towards strangers he is reserved.
federation FCI nomenclature group 3 section 2 no 246
The Cesky Terrier or Czech Terrier is a small dog belonging to the terrier group and originating from Czechoslovakia.
The Czech Terrier was bred in 1948 by a Czech breeder named Frantisek Horak, from Klánovice near Prague, by crossbreeding a male Sealyham Terrier and a female Scottish Terrier, to create a small, lightweight Terrier suitable for hunting in the forests. from Bohemia. Although not strictly speaking a scientist, Horák had worked for many years in a research laboratory at the Academy of Sciences and he used his knowledge to organize crosses and selection. The Czech Terrier was officially recognized by the International Cynological Federation in 1963. The breed is now recognized by most canine societies in the world2. It remains today one of the 6 rarest dog breeds.
Calm and non-aggressive, this pleasant and cheerful companion dog is easy to train; towards strangers he is reserved. The subjects of this breed are especially quiet and gentle.