The Rat Terrier is not a very ancient breed, but it is very useful, which has provided great help to people. As a matter of fact, the dogs that caught rats were known to people for a long time, as evidenced by the find on the ship “Mary Rose” raised from the bottom of the English Channel – the remains of a small dog. The ship sank in 1545, and the dog named Hatch served as the rat catcher on this flagship of Henry VIII’s fleet.
1 They are small dogs with a strong constitution. Ears are erect, eyes are slightly protruding, limbs are shorter than average, hair is short, tail is short.
2 The Rat Terrier breed is a very lively dog, with a cheerful, a little eccentric character. It can be an excellent companion for almost any family, regardless of the number of its members.
3 This breed treats children well, loves to spend time with them in active games and other entertainment.