Terrier Dog Common Characteristics
Most terrier dog breeds are fairly small, they are energetic and somewhat feisty breed of dogs. They make great hunting dogs as they were bred to catch rabbits, badgers, foxes, rats and other so called vermin. Most of these terrier dog breeds come in short leg or long leg category and have wiry coats which requires stripping which allows the dog to keep a characteristic terrier appearance. These dogs are not for the slow and relaxing type owner as they are quite energetic and extremely lively and of course intelligent.
Terrier Dog Group Classification
- Toy Terriers:Sounds like something your kids would want right? These terriers are bred from larger terriers and are mostly used for companion dogs. But rest assure that they still maintain their main terrier characteristics.
- Hunting Terriers:Well, as the names suggest, are still used for hunting. They are used to hunt and catch quarries such as foxes. They are also used to bolt the quarry.