Ease of Training
He originated in the city of Yorkshire, England
He was used as a rat catcher in the 19th century
He became a fashionable pet of rich European families
Personality and Behavior
He's brave, loyal, feisty, bold and inquisitive
He's energetic; constantly moving around the home to investigate anything that grabs his attention
He doesn't like to be left home alone; he thrives on your attention, love and companionship
He shows his affection by cuddling and snuggling with you
He can be very aggressive with other dogs and he can't back it up so you need to watch him
He's one of the best watchdogs: quick to announce the presence of a stranger on his property
He's easy to train because he learns commands at an above average rate.
He sheds virtually no hair. You'll be hard-pressed to find a hair in your home! (Good for clean-freaks.)
Grooming / Maintenance
Option 1: Clip his coat short every few months and then it only needs to be brushed occasionally.
Option 2: Trim his long coat every 6 weeks and then brush it daily to keep it mat and tangle free.
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