Cesky Terrier
República Checa FCI 246

Terrier Checo

vivacious “Cesky Terrier” It is small and like any terrier, loves to dig.



The Cesky Terrier is a small dog characterized by a long head, dull, wedge-shaped with a face bearded, drooping ears, a body and a long coat, silky gray.

In 1949, The breeder Scottish Terrier and avid hunter Frantisik Horak what is now the Czech Republic crossed his Scots with “Sealyham terrier” to create what would become the “Cesky Terrier”, an elegant pack hunter terrier with a long coat, soft and silky.

Horak loved hunting skills of their Scottish Terriers and personality of the Sealyham Terrier, but not the white coat Sealyham. He believed that both would produce a breeding dog get along while hunting group.

Horak dogs were crossed for the first time a Scottish terrier bitch named Donka Lovuzdar, which it was both a hunting dog as a dog conformation show, and Sealyham called Buganier Urquelle, It is belonging to a herd hunting Sealyhams. In selecting the features he wanted (a dog that could go hunting on a Friday and that could be easily washed and brushed and he was ready to compete in exhibitions recognition on Saturday and Sunday), the Cruze was a dog with excellent olfactory abilities and a fur gray soft. He designed a haircut with scissors to show muscle and soft fur of the “Cesky Terrier” and give her a slim look.

Horak documentation about the pedigrees of dogs and crosses that did become one of the rare breeds that can be traced back to its founders.

Physical characteristics

The “Cesky Terrier” It is a well-muscled hunter terrier, short-legged, well pigmented, rectangular format. It has floppy ears and wears a long coat, thin but solid, slightly wavy, with a silky sheen, not too filling.

The coat comes in two color varieties: grey blue (to the puppies are born black) and light brown (to the puppies are born dark brown, chocolate). In both color varieties yellow markings allowed, gray or white.

The “Cesky Terrier” It is longer than high with a top line that is slightly raised back.

They are relatively similar to those of Sealyham terrier and the Scottish Terrier.

The height to the cross is of 25 to 32 cm. (ideal 29 cm for males, 27 cm for females).
The weight must be between 7 and 10 kg.

Character and skills

Like all races, the “Cesky Terrier” It is not suitable for everyone. It may be quieter than some breeds of Terrier, but still a Terrier. A puppy “Cesky Terrier” It is a very difficult dog to handle, with lots of energy. These small Terrie likes to hunt and dig them, and they need daily exercise in a safe playground. He will chase a ball and recover, and likes to go for a walk. They do not like to be left alone for long periods and can become annoying barkers if they have regular activity and company to channel their energy. The “Cesky Terrier” enjoys and excels in agility and tracking.

Dog nature always on alert, their wariness of strangers and deep and loud barking it an excellent watchdog. He is loyal to his owner, but lack of socialization during puppyhood can do more reserved or even fearful of strangers. Your new puppy needs daily walks and trips to places suitable for dogs so you can meet people and see, smell and hear new things.

Like most terriers, the “Cesky Terrier” I can be stubborn. That does not mean it is intelligent, but will have to use patience and guile to train. Make training sessions are short and fun. Use lots of praise and rewards as games and goodies when you do something you like. Always I am firm and consistent in what you ask for that not to be confused with what you want or think you can get away with it. However, is sensible, so avoid harsh corrections. You must be able to convey his displeasure through the expression and tone of voice, never screaming or hitting.

Start training your puppy the day you bring it home. Even at eight weeks old, He is able to absorb everything you can teach. Do not wait until you have 6 months to start training him or you'll have to deal with a more stubborn dog. If possible, Take it to a trainer for puppies when you have between 10 and 12 weeks to socialize. However, Note that many kinds of training puppies require certain vaccinations (such as kennel cough) are a day, and many veterinarians recommend limited exposure to dogs and other public places until vaccines puppies (including rabies, distemper and parvovirus) They are completed. Instead of formal training, You can start training your puppy to socialize at home and among family and friends until their complete vaccination.

Talk to the breeder, It describes exactly what you are looking for a dog and asks for help to select a puppy. Breeders see the puppies daily and can make incredibly precise recommendations once they know something about your lifestyle and personality. Regardless of what you want a “Cesky Terrier”, look for one whose parents have pleasant personalities and has been well socialized from the first stage of the puppy.

Did You Know?

The “Cesky Terrier” It is one of those breeds developed to work a certain type of land: in your case, the forests of Bohemia. Prey ranging from duck and pheasant to the fox, rabbit and boar.

Health of the “Cesky Terrier”

All dogs have the potential to develop genetic health problems, and all people have the potential for inherited diseases. Flee from any breeder that does not offer a health guarantee in puppies, to tell you that race has no known problems, or whose puppies are isolated from the main part of the home for health reasons. A reputable breeder will be honest and open about the health problems of race and often produced in their lines.

Having said that, the “Cesky Terrier” It is a healthy breed. One of his races base, el Sealyham Terrier, it may have an eye condition called dislocation of the lens, so it is recommended that your eyes are examined annually Terrier.

Some “Cesky Terrier” They may develop a condition called Scottie Cramp hereditary, occasionally it affects the gait of the dog. Usually it is not serious.

Remember that after bringing a new puppy home, You have the power to protect one of the most common health problems: the obesity. Keep a “Cesky Terrier” with a suitable weight it is one of the easiest ways to prolong life. Take advantage of the full potential of prevention to help ensure a healthier dog for life.

Ratings of the Cesky Terrier

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed “Cesky Terrier” you know certain factors. Not all breeds of dogs are apt to live in an apartment, You must take into account their character, their need for exercise, their interaction with other pets, your care and if you have young children, their level of tolerance towards them.

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Images “Cesky Terrier”


1. Cesky terrier Terrier checo by ceskyfreund36 / CC0
2. Cesky terrier by https://pxhere.com/es/photo/1039221
3. English-Terrier – bitche during the international dogs show in Katowice, Poland by Pleple2000 / CC BY-SA
4. Cesky terrier by https://pxhere.com/es/photo/1391429
5. Cesky terrier sobre una piedra en bosque con árboles by ceskyfreund36 / CC0
6. Cesky Terrier during dogs show in Katowice, Poland by Lilly M / CC BY-SA
7. English-Terrier – bitche during the international dogs show in Katowice, Poland by Pleple2000 / CC BY-SA

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Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI:Group 3 –> Terriers. / Section 2 –> Small sized Terriers. . Without working trial.
  • FCI 246
  • Federations: FCI , AKC , ANKC , CKC , ​KC , NZKC , UKC
  • Standard FCI breed of Cesky Terrier

Alternative names:

    1. Bohemian Terrier, Český Teriér (English).
    2. Cesky Terrier (French).
    3. Böhmischer Terrier, Český Teriér(German).
    4. Ceský Teriér (Portuguese).
    5. Cesky Terrier (Spanish).
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