Level: medium - high
Function: ratter, herder, companion and watchdog
Bold, Good-natured, friendly
Essentially a working terrier, but its loyalty & even disposition
make it equally suitable as a companion dog.
for: Most people
These dogs can be avid hunters.
10 - 12 yrs
Dogs approx. 25 cms (approx. 10 ins.) at the withers
Bitches slightly less
Dogs approx. 6.5 kg (approx. 14 lbs); Bitches slightly less.
Blue, steel blue or dark grey blue, with rich tan (not sandy)
on face, ears, under body, lower legs and feet and around the vent
The body coat consists of a harsh straight dense top coat approximately
6 centimetres (approximately 2½ ins. ) long with short soft textured
undercoat. The muzzle, lower legs and feet to be free from long
Appearance: Sturdy low-set dog with alert eyes, erect
ears, well muscled & angulated hindquaters & high set erect
tail. Rugged appearance.