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Black Russian Terrier   Guardian, Working Dog, Intelligent


With his course, black double coat, powerful stride, and watchful eye, the Black Russian Terrier is a distinctively Russian guard dog. Bred in the Soviet Union after World War II, they were part of the nation’s effort to re-introduce purebred dogs to the country. A larger breed (up to 30” tall), they are intelligent and highly trainable, and are known for having unusually long memories. The Black Russian Terrier needs daily exercise and their coat needs regular brushing.

Black Russian Terrier Club of America


Data & Facts

Scientific Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Mammalia
Order - Carnivora
Family - Canidae
Genus - Canis
Species - Canis Lupus
Subspecies - Canis Lupus Familiaris
Breed - Black Russian Terrier



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