Terrier exists due to the efforts of a Czech breeder, František
Horák. The Cesky is a relatively new breed, first recognized
by the FCI in 1963. The Cesky Terrier was recognized by the United
Kennel Club on January 1, 1993. They are a mixture of Sealyham Terriers
and Scottish Terriers. The Cesky's original purpose was to hunt vermin
in their dens, especially rats and foxes.
Terrier, also called the Bohemian Terrier, is a short-legged, moderately
long, terrier. It looks similar to a Sealyham Terrier. The Cesky Terrier
has a long head, bushy beard, mustache, and eyebrows. The body is
solid, but not heavy. The Cesky Terrier is agile and robust. The wavy,
silky coat usually comes in various shades of gray-blue with tan,
gray, white, or yellow furnishings or light coffee, though puppies
are born black. The coat lightens between birth and two years of age.
Terrier's eyes are brown in gray-blue dogs and yellow in brown dogs.
The noses and lips of blue-gray dogs are black; for brown dogs it
is liver. The ears are triangular, folding forward close to the head.
The head is long, but not too wide, with a well-defined stop.
a sweet and happy dog that is good with children and tends to be less
dog-aggressive than some other terrier breeds. Patient and brave,
they are loyal, obedient, and courageous dogs. They are intelligent
and more trainable than many other terriers. They are easy to handle.
They love people, especially children, and are fairly friendly with
strangers, but like most terriers, are feisty, stubborn, and fearless.
Terrier is energetic and enjoys running and playing through a wooded
area or open countryside. They also enjoy a long walk on the lead.
Breed Clubs and Societies
CESKY TERRIER CLUB. Sec: Mrs S. Fewings 01268 557728