Learn About This Smart and Active Breed

Many terrier breeds were employed to hunt and cultivate rats, including the Rat Terrier.

After poison was introduced, this versatile breed fell out of favor, but it's now a beloved, friendly animal.

This dog may be right for you with socialization and training.The Rat Terrier was bred from seven breeds, including the Fox Terrier, Bull Terrier, Manchester.

The Whippet and Italian Greyhound were used to breed this dog for speed, while the Beagle was utilized to breed for pack-hunting.

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A versatile dog breed for hunting and farming was the goal of this extensive breeding variety.

The breed dates to the early 1900s. The most prevalent farm dogs in the early 1910s and 1920s, they caught rats and other animals. 

These canines hunted rodents, guarded henhouses, watched, and played. When poison became popular for rodent control, this breed fell out of favor.

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