The Russian black terrier, officially known
like Russkiy Tchiorny Terrier, it’s a dog Big, beautiful and a great guard dog
and defense. Despite its name, it does not belong to the group of the terrier, but to the dogs
type pinscher and schnauzer. They are dogs very active and depending on the situation, a little aggressive, since in their origins they were defense dogs. They need to exercise a lot and live in
outdoor places and with large surfaces to have a lot of physical activity. HISTORY: The Russian Black Terrier was created
in Russia towards the end of 1940 and early of 1950 with a selective crossing of races
as the Rottweiler, Giant Schnauzer, Airedale Terrier and Newfoundland. The Schnauzer is considered
Giant as the main ancestor of the race. The initial upbringing was supervised by
the Military Cycling School in the outskirts of Moscow and the dogs were in the kennel
of name “Red Star”. The objective of the creators of the race was the
development of a large working dog, bravo, strong and manageable with a pronounced
instinct of guard. A dog that could be used by the
different services and adapts well to varied climatic conditions. The race
It was recognized by the FCI in 1984. GENERAL APPEARANCE: The Black Russian Terrier
It is a large dog with a body slightly long and very athletic structure of robust type
and strong constitution. The race has qualities as
solid bones and strong muscles. It is symmetrical with a large head, compact body and a
voluminous and deep chest. The differences between the sexes should be clearly defined. IMPORTANT PROPORTIONS: The length of the body
it is slightly greater than its height at the cross, It may be more pronounced in females.
The depth of chest should not be less that half the height to the cross. The long
of the head should not be less than 40% from the height to the cross of the dog. The snout
It is slightly shorter than the skull. BEHAVIOR AND TEMPERAMENT: A majestic dog
and confident, well controlled in all situations.
When circumstances require it, immediately assume a defense stance
active, however, quickly calms down before the disappearance of the threat. Is
considerable race is affable and It has great resistance, it is not very demanding,
smart and friendly It adapts well to training and different
climatic conditions and is a worker hard and responsible HEAD
CRANIAL REGION: The head must be in proportion to the body, although large, solid and long.
Skull: Moderately broad with forehead flat The upper line of the skull is parallel
to the upper line of the snout. The arches superciliares and the occipital bone are moderately
pronounced Naso-frontal depression (Stop): Notorious but
not acute FACIAL REGION:
Truffle: Big and black. Snout: Strong, broad and slightly shorter
than the skull. The snout is wide at the base and tapers slightly towards the tip of
nose. Beard and mustache of accented volume giving the snout a
rectangular and roma appearance. Lips: Thick, well pigmented and tight.
The edge of the dark lips. Jaws and Teeth: Large white teeth
Well together with each other. The incisors lower placed in a line. Dentition
complete (42 teeth). Bite in scissors. Cheeks: Bones of dry cheeks, with
cheeks rounded but not pronounced. Eyes: Medium size, oval shape, placed
rights and well separated, dark color. Eyelids dry, tight and black.
Ears: Pendants. Placed high and symmetrical, medium size, triangular shape. Edge stuck
to the cheeks. Thick pavilion without forming folds NECK: Strong, dry and muscular. The long
of the neck is approximately equal to long of the head and inserted at an angle of
45 – 50 degrees with respect to the horizontal. The nape is strong and
well developed. BODY: Solid, deep and voluminous. All right
balanced. Upper line: Slightly tilted from
the cross to the base of the tail. Cruz: High and well developed, more pronounced
in males than in females. Back: Strong, straight and muscular. The long
of the same back is equal to ½ of the measured length from the cross to the base of the tail.
Loin: Wide, short, muscular and slightly arched. The length is equal to ½ the length of the
back. Croup: Broad, muscular, slightly inclined
and of moderate length. Chest: Deep, long and wide with ribs
slightly arched. The shape of the thorax (cross section)
It is oval. The sternum is long and the sill slightly lengthens the shoulder joint
and it is well muscled. Bottom line and belly: In the same line
that the elbow joint or something else low. Moderately retracted abdomen. Flanks
only slightly developed. COLA: Thick at the base and high insertion.
During the movement he carries the tail cheerfully but the base of it does not lean over
the back (squirrel tail). The tail traditionally amputated in your country
originally. The length of a tail without amputating or its form should not influence the evaluation
Of the dog. The preferred shape of the tail without amputee is
saber or sickle EXTREMITIES
PREVIOUS MEMBERS: General Appearance: Previous tips,
front, right and parallel views. The distance from the elbow to the floor is equal to
50 – 52% of the height at the cross of the dog. Shoulders: Long, wide and well inclined.
The angle of the scapula and the forearm It is approximately 100 degrees.
Forearm: Muscular and no shorter than the scapula.
Elbows: Stuck to the body. Arm: Right, thick and round bone.
Vertical seen from the front and from the sides. Metacarpus: Short, solid and slightly inclined
seen from the side Previous feet: Large, compact and shaped
Round Nails and black pads. SUBSEQUENT MEMBERS:
General Appearance: Seen from back rights and parallels, placement more separated than
the previous members. Seen sideways placed slightly behind the dog.
Thigh: Moderately long, slightly inclined, wide with well developed and bulky muscles.
Knee: Well inclined. Leg: No shorter than the thigh.
Metatarsal: Strong, low and vertically positioned. Without spurs.
Feet later: Something smaller than anterior foot with tendency to oval shape.
Nails and black pads. MOVEMENT: Free and well balanced with joints
gently tilted The typical movement it’s an energetic trot with long steps that
come from a powerful push from the back Y
significant range of the front train. The upper line remains firm.
SKIN: Tight, well adjusted without creases or loose but elastic skin. Pigmentation
Hair: Double, rough and thick hair. Compound of a coarse, thick outer hair, slightly
wavy and a soft, short and thick. The outer hair covers the whole
of the body. Natural hair without cuts it has a length between 5 and 15 cm.
The well-developed head ornament forming abundant eyebrows, mustache and beard.
Limbs covered with long, bushy hair. A grooming is required correctly.
The cut hair should emphasize the characteristic of a strong and safe dog and in no way
To be excessively decorative. The hair is left longer in the extremities and around
of the snout. The cut must accentuate the powerful head with forehead
Flat, ears well attached, strong neck and body of good structure and strong.
Color: Black Black with a negligible amount of gray hairs intermixed is permissible.
(Gray interspersed hair should not cover more than 1/3 of the whole body). SIZE AND WEIGHT:
Height at the desired cross: Males: 72 – 76 cm, but not less than 70
cm, not more than 78 cm Females: 68 – 72 cm, but not less than 66 cm, nor more than 74 cm.
Slightly taller specimens are always tolerated that are proportionate and of excellent typicity. Weight:
Males: 50 – 60 Kg. Females: 45 – 50 Kg.