|Lifespan: 15-17 years
||Litter Size: 5-7 pups
||Weight: 8-25 lbs
||Hair Length: Short
The Rat Terrier is a Small dog breed, with a starting weight of 8 lbs that can reach 25 lbs. It is officially part of the Terrier group and recognized by the AKC, UKC. Some critical information for potential owners. The Rat Terrier breed has a typical lifespan of 15 to 17 years, Short hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Rat Terrier should know that the average litter size is between 5 to 7 puppies.
Rat Terrier Breed Characteristics
||Easy to Train
Rat Terrier Temperament
spunky and lively and require lots of exercise. They can also be quite vocal during playtime. Good with both children and the elderly, Rat Terriers make excellent watchdogs
few known health problems
Rat Terrier Coat
Rat Terrier Dog Colors
Tri- or bi-colored with white base predominant and any spot color acceptable; tan or rust point preferred; brindle, merle and any solid color other than white not allowed
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