Black Russian Terrier similar breeds

Quick breed overview

Origin: Flag of RussiaRussia

InfoRating IconRating
Energy Level2/5
Exercise Need3/5
Affection Level4/5
Ease of Training3/5
Grooming Need3/5
Friendliness (Dogs)3/5
Friendliness (Other Pets)4/5
Friendliness (Strangers)1/5
Watchdog Ability5/5
Protection Ability5/5
Cold Tolerance4/5
Heat Tolerance2/5

Black Russian Terrier - More information

Breed groups

  • FCI section: 2.1 Pinscher and Schnauzer type
  • FCI sub Section: 2.1.4 Tchiorny Terrier

Other names & origin

  • Other names: Tchornyi Terrier, BRT
  • Nicknames:
  • Original name: Russkiy Tchiorny Terrier

Size & lifespan

  • Weight (male): 50–60 kilograms (110–130 lb)
  • Weight (female): 45–50 kilograms (99–110 lb)
  • Height (male): 72–76 centimetres (28–30 in)
  • Height (female): 68–72 centimetres (27–28 in)
  • Life expectancy: