Rat Terrier

An American original with a breed name said to be coined by Teddy Roosevelt, the Rat Terrier is a compact, tough, smooth-coated exterminator dog. The breed comes in two size varieties and are happy-go-lucky, playful, and portable companions.

Quick Reference Guide: Rat Terrier

  GENERAL APPEARANCE As a judge, a rule of thumb guideline that form follows function often comes into play in some tough final decisions. However, when a breed has an opening statement: “A multipurpose companion dog that is capable of ...