German-hunting-terrier

German hunting terrier

Size:9-10 kg (20-22lb), 40cm (16in)
Grooming:minimal
Training:time consuming
Colours:red, brown and tan , black and tan
This robust breed very much lives up to it’s native name , deutsche jagdterrier (German hunting terrier), and is at it’s best tracking and retrieving small game above and below ground or in water . It was created in Bavaria in the early years of the 20th century as an all purpose hunting dog by crossing the Welsh terrier, old English black and tan terrier , and English fox terrier , needing plenty of physical and mental stimulation , it settles happily into a life outdoors and make a fine watchdog , a strong willed snappy nature naked this breed demanding as an urban or companion animal , and it is kept mostly by gatekeepers and hunters for the purpose for which it was bred