Rat Terrier Breed Information

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Showdog.com Breed Since Monday, October 01, 2007
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
9 245 276 6.0 15 3

Schedule of Points

Sex 1 2 3 4 5
Dogs 2 3 4 5 6
Bitches 2 3 4 5 6

Top Kennels in Breed

Rank Username Contact Last Visit
1 Chittery3 send a message to Chittery3send message 18 hours ago
2 TinyTerrorsII send a message to TinyTerrorsIIsend message 1 hour ago
3 High Plains Kennel send a message to High Plains Kennelsend message 1 day ago
4 RatDogs send a message to RatDogssend message 1 day ago
5 Breezing By Kennels send a message to Breezing By Kennelssend message 18 hours ago
6 Raistlins send a message to Raistlinssend message 1 hour ago
7 airblu send a message to airblusend message 18 hours ago
8 KitRussell send a message to KitRussellsend message 14 hours ago

Breed Scale of Points

Trait Importance
Head 20
Forequarter 5
Hindquarter 5
Gait 10
Top Neck and Back 10
Coat 15
Size 10
Feet 5
General 20
Breed Colors
Apricot & White 5%
Black & White 5%
Black Tri 20%
Blue & White 5%
Blue Fawn & White 5%
Blue Tri 5%
Chocolate & White 5%
Chocolate Tri 5%
Fawn & White 5%
Lemon & White 5%
Pearl & White 5%
Pearl Tri 5%
Red & White 5%
Red White & Sable 5%
Silver & White 5%
Tan & White 5%
White 5%
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Lifespan
Lifespan refers to the earliest age (in months) that Rat Terrier dogs can die on Showdog.com
"General" Factor
The "General" factor takes into account such things as show shine and temperament in addition to the other genetic traits.
Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.