17 Interesting Facts About Rat Terriers

The four-legged friend usually reaches a height at the withers of 25 to 45 cm. It is therefore one of the small to medium-sized dog breeds. The four-legged friend reaches a weight of 4 to 15 kilos. The different sizes that the dog can reach are also known as a toy (small dogs), miniature, and standard (largest representatives of the breed).

#1 However, it is quite different with strangers. The Rat Terrier is usually rather suspicious and reserved.

That is why he is quite suitable as a small guard dog.

#2 As the original rat hunting dog, you should expect the Rat Terrier to have a relatively strong hunting instinct.

#3 The four-legged friend is suitable for being kept in a city apartment.

But of course only if he gets enough exercise in the fresh air - preferably in large parks. Regular trips to the forest should also be included.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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