Black Russian Terrier Information

Talk about a big guy! The Black Russian Terrier weighs in at 140 pounds and stands as high as 30” in the shoulder. On top of this, they have a huge, blocky head and heavy black coat to keep them warm in the coldest climates.

This powerful, intelligent dog can be aloof with strangers but is very warm and loving toward people he trusts. In fact, he serves as a great protector. If you have extra room and want a large, exotic dog no one else has, this is the breed for you.

Average Size

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Height: 2ft 2in - 2ft 6in     Weight: 80-127lbs

Behavior

  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking

Care

  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need

Environment

  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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