Teddy Roosevelt Terrier puppies for sale
When looking for Teddy Roosevelt Terrier dogs puppies for sale, this breed may be referred to as the Rat Terrier. This breed of dog is not overly popular and considered a rare dog breed. The Teddy Roosevelt Terrier is an American breed that is a descendent from several breeds such as Italian Greyhound, Manchester Terrier, Smooth Fox Terrier, the Whippet, and the Beagle. As you can tell by the name, this breed was name in honor of President Teddy Roosevelt. President Roosevelt is said to have owned dogs of this breed while he was in the White House. This Teddy Roosevelt Terrier is a hunting dogs puppies for sale and has a great sense of smell and keen since of awareness and prey drive. This breed was trained to hunt squirrels and vermin. This breed also gained the name â€œrat terrierâ€ because it was used for hunting rats. The Teddy Roosevelt Terrier is considered a small-to-medium sized dog standing 8 to 15 inches tall, the weight of the dog varies depending on their size and may vary between 8 to 25 pounds. This breed is low-set and muscular. This is a hardy, long-lived breed and it is not uncommon for this dog to live to 15-16 years of age. This breed does experience some health problems including allergies, bite problems, elbow and/or hip dysplasia, or subluxating patella (a kneecap that moves or dislocates). The Teddy Roosevelt Terrier breed may be affected by a congenital condition known as ectopia lentis (displacement or the eyeâ€™s crystalline lens). The coat of the Teddy Roosevelt Terrier is short and smooth. The coat may be tri-colored (white with black and tan patches), bi-colored (any combination of black, chocolate, tan, red, orange, or blue), or white. The tail of this breed is often docked after birth. The Teddy Roosevelt Terrier has an unlimited amount of energy and moves with a jaunty step. While their small size makes them ideal for apartment living, this dog needs to be exercised daily. If this breed of dogs puppies for sale are not challenged mentally and physically they develop behavior issues. The Teddy Roosevelt Terrier is easy to train and perform well in dog sports and agility trials. When you see Teddy Roosevelt Terrier dog puppies for sale and make the decision to make a Teddy Roosevelt Terrier a member of your family, you will find this dog to be an excellent companion. The Teddy Roosevelt Terrier is very energetic, alert, and curious breed. This breed thrives on human companionship and tends to be a one-person dog and may be somewhat aloof around strangers. When raised around children, they are wonderful playmates. This dog is very loyal, playful, and has a very protective, though not aggressive nature, and is an excellent watchdog.