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Native in Japan, the Japanese Terrier breed is just resemble Rat Terriers and fox terriers. It also referred as Nippon Terrier, Nihon Terrier and Nihon Teria. Smaller in size and compact built with a muscular and sturdy body and tight skin. Japanese Terrier is an active and spirited, lively and cheerful and intelligent dog breed. Usually, nice and gentle but a little bit cautious and can chase squirrel with a great intensity. It may amuse its owner by jumping into his/her lap. The breed is well-famed for its vigor, personality and loyalty; moreover, it is abundant with all-round good companion dog traits. These dogs are not recommended for those houses which are with smaller kids and other rude household animals. The Japanese Terrier is an intelligent lapdog that is trainable and learns with an ease. It needs positive and consistent but very gentle methods of training. It should have adequate amount of daily exercises in order to stay healthy and animated. A daily walk can satisfied. It is small a dog so never apply any harsh and heavy method of exercise. It prefer warm climate. The Japanese Terriers are simple to care and easy to groom. The height of Japanese Terrier is 09 to 13 inches while weight is 06 to 09 pounds. The life expectancy of the Japanese Terrier is 10 to 11 years.
Japanese Terrier Other Names
Other Names of “Japanese Terrier breed” are:
Japanese Terrier History
History of this Japanese breed started from 17th century when Fox Terriers has brought to Japan onboard Dutch and British Ships. They were bred with small Pointers and local dogs and became most beloved as companion in short-time. In fact, the breed has bred purely as pet dog rather than as a vermin killer like other various terriers. In 1930, the Japanese Kennel Club recognized and formulated the breed standards. In 2006, the UKC recognized the Japanese Terrier as a breed. Nowadays, popular lapdog in its native land, Japan and also has a reasonable number of lover in U.S.A and Europe.Advertisement
Japanese Terrier Life Expectancy
The life expectancy of the Japanese Terrier is 10 to 11 years.
Japanese Terrier Appearance
Stable body of Japanese Terrier is equally proportioned. Smaller in size, the Japanese Terriers are sturdy and compact built with square shapes just seems like a Rat Terrier. It has a well defined muzzle with a wide forehead, while skin is tight. The eyes of the breed are coloring dark, ears be likely fold over and can even stand erect when it get alert. Usually, the tail is docked. In spite of tight and sturdy built, the gait of this dog is spirited and light. The coat of the breed is silky, sooth in texture and short in length white colors with tan or black spots over all body and black or black- tan head.
Japanese Terrier Weight and Height
The height of Japanese Terrier is 09 to 13 inches while weight is 06 to 09 pounds.
Japanese Terrier Temperament
Active and spirited, lively and cheerful the Japanese Terrier is also intelligent. Usually, these dogs are nice and gentle but sometime may tend cautious and can chase squirrel with a great intensity. But normally, it will please you being in your lap. Contrary to their smaller sizes, the breed is well-famed for its vigor and personality, loyalty is another qualitative trait of the Japanese Terriers. On the whole, the Japanese Terrier is abundant with all-round good companion dog traits.
Japanese Terrier with children and other pets
Being a lapdog, it can tend good with children, but kids should be taught how to treat with such a little dog. These dogs are not recommended for those houses which are with smaller kids and other rude household animals.Advertisement
Japanese Terrier Care and Grooming
The Japanese Terriers simple to care and easy to groom, it needs minimal efforts, just once a week brushing is enough.
Japanese Terrier Health Issues
The Japanese Terrier is a healthy breed, health issues yet not known. .
Japanese Terrier Training
The Japanese Terrier is an intelligent lapdog that is trainable and learns with an ease. It needs positive and consistent but very gentle methods of training. It should be trained very frankly with firmness. It likes to respond in nice manners when treated with a calm and gentle attitude. The harsh methods are not suitable for such a nice and small dog. It needs a moderate effort to be trained.
Japanese Terrier Exercise
Little but active and energetic, lively and spirited, the Japanese Terrier needs a fair amount of daily exercises. It can adjust in all types of living spaces from apartment to large house, but care should be taken. It should have adequate amount of daily exercises in order to stay healthy and animated. A daily walk can satisfied. It is small a dog so never apply any harsh and heavy method of exercise. It prefer warm climate.Advertisement
Japanese Terrier Group
The Japanese Terrier falls in following groups:
Japanese Terrier Recognition
In addition to the Japanese Kennel Club the UKC, DRA and ACA also recognized the breed.
Japanese Terrier Talents
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