Level: moderate - high
Balanced, non-aggressive, pleasant and cheerful companion, easy
to train; somewhat reserved towards strangers; of calm and kind
Formerly a Terrier bred for hunting foxes and badgers; today
more a house and companion dog.
for: Good for families with school aged children.
Not many in Australia.
Male:29 cm (11 3/8")
Bitch: 27 cm (10 5/8")
The Cesky Terrier has two colours
Grey-blue (puppies are born black)
Light coffee-brown (puppies are born chocolate brown).
In both colours , yellow, grey or white markings are permitted on
the head (beard, cheeks), neck, chest, belly, the limbs and round
the vent. Sometimes there is also a white collar or a white tip
of the tail. The basic colour, however, must always be predominant.
Skin - Firm, thick, without wrinkles or dewlap, pigmented.
Texture - Hair long, fine but firm [strong], slightly wavy with
a silky gloss; not too overdone [abundant].
Appearance: Short legged, long haired, well made and
well muscled. They are instantly recognisable by the long head,
distinctively bushy beard, moustache and eyebrows.