The Cesky Terrier is a small terrier type dog originating in Czechoslovakia. He was created by Frantisek Horak in 1948.
There are top 10 interesting facts about Cesky Terrier.
1) Recent History
The history of this breed is recent and well documented. Frantisek Horak created the Cesky Terrier in the late 1940s. Horak was a hunter and wanted to develop a terrier he could work in packs to hunt hare, fox, and red deer in the woods of Czechoslovakia. He crossed Scottish Terriers with Sealyham Terriers, believing the two breeds to be exact opposites and hoping to produce a family-loving hunting dog.
2) Czech popularity
In the world, Cesky Terrier is not very popular breed. But in his homeland, Czech republic, he is a beloved national treasure, darling of the Czech Republic, and featured on television, postage stamps, literature, artwork, movies, and even on buses specially painted with their pictures?
3) Coat Color
Cesky Terriers have a soft bluish-gray coat that ranges from silver to dark charcoal. Puppies are all black, and the coat lightens over the first few years of life. Unlike many terriers, he has the advantage of a soft coat that can be trimmed with clippers rather than requiring hand-stripping
The Cesky Terrier has a body that is longer than it is tall, with his back rising slightly over the loin and rump area. His head is shaped like a long, blunt wedge, and his medium-size ears have a triangular shape and hang down. The Cesky's eyes are almond shaped and usually brown or dark brown with a friendly expression.
5) Weight and Height
This is a relatively small dog, with an ideal height at the top of the shoulder of 10-13 inches. Their weight should fall between 16-22 pounds, slightly less for females. This small size helps them work underground in burrows when tracking game. Despite his small stature, the Cesky has very strong jaws and is known to destroy toys, so never leave him unattended when he’s playing with them.
These dogs are keen and alert on the hunt and always ready to chase whatever catches their eye. It’s important you make time to provide regular exercise. The intelligent Cesky Terrier is a feisty competitor in many dog sports, such as agility. To really tap into this breed’s genetic heritage, consider participating in earthdog or tracking.
The Cesky Terrier Dog Breed has a personality and temperament that is happy and easygoing. They are less edgy than other terrier breeds, but are true terriers when it comes to the hot, feisty, stubborn streak that makes Terriers such talented hunters and watchdogs.
Cesky Terriers crave attention from their human family and are extremely loyal to people they see as friends. However, they tend to be reserved and wary around strangers. This makes them good watchdogs, but it’s important you counteract this cautious nature with proper socialization when your Cesky is a puppy. This will ensure he ends up happy and comfortable in the world at large.
9) Food Love
Although they are extremely intelligent, obedient, love working and enjoy showing off, their main motive is usually the fact that the wonderful little Cesky terrier will do almost anything for food, treats, and tid-bits. These terriers are notorious for begging and stealing food if they can get away with it, so you must always an eye of them or they will become overweight.
10) Great Health
Cesky Terriers are considered to be quite healthy, but like many other small breed dogs, prone to patellar luxation, cardiac and eye problems.