Thinking about purchasing an Japanese Terrier? Then read our breed profile including a brief description, information on height, weight, color, coat, temperament, grooming, activity and history. Purchasing a new puppy is a commitment that may last ten or more years so please educate yourself on the Japanese Terrier breed, including all stages of their life from puppy hood to older dog.
Ask yourself will I be a good owner? Do I have the time it takes to train a new puppy? Do I have the resources to give my new dog a rewarding life. Do I have a local veterinarian that I can take my new dog to? Do I have a groomer or can I do the grooming myself on a regular basis.
Fundamental requirements for a being a good Japanese Terrier owner;
Before making a purchase talk to the breeder, ask them many questions about their dogs and the breed in general. A good breeder will teach you about the Japanese Terrier and they will have many questions for you about your home and life style and if this breed is suited for you and your family.
Questions you may want to ask an Japanese Terrier Breeder:
It is recommended that you sign a contract with the breeder so that there will be no misunderstandings on the arrangements made. Then bring home your new Japanese Terrier and enjoy as "there is no greater love then a dog's devotion."
Japanese Terrier Breed Profile
The Japanese Terrier is a small terrier native to Japan. It is believed to be descended from the progeny of fox terrier types, pointers and indigenous Japanese dogs. This dog is also known as the Nippon Terrier. The breed is rare, even in Japan.
Other Names: Nippon Terrier, Nihon Teria, Nihon Terrier
Height: 11-13 Inches
Colors: Tri-color, black and tan in the
head, white in body.
Temperament: Lively and cheerful character. Swift and lively Temperament.
Care and Training: The coat needs little care
Country of Origin: Japan
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Monday, August 19, 2013