Ratonero Bodeguero Andaluz

The Ratonero Bodeguero Andaluz is a Spanish breed of dog of the terrier type. Its name reflects its main occupation: hunting rats and mice hidden between barrels in the wineries of Andalusia in Spain. Ratonero Bodeguero Andaluz was recognised as an indigenous Spanish breed in 2000 by the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture and by the Spanish Kennel Club, the Real Sociedad Canina de EspaƱa.

The Ratonero Bodeguero Andaluz is of medium size, males about 40cm (15.7 ins) at the withers, with an appearance very similar to that of the Jack Russell Terrier. The breed is an agile dog with a lean and athletic build, and a coat that is primarily white, with black marks around the tail. The head should be black and triangular with a semi-flat skull, with very dark eyes has a long muzzle and high set ears that bend over at the tip. The tail is traditionally docked to one quarter of its length.

No diseases specific to this breed, or claims of extraordinary health, have been documented for the Ratonero Bodeguero Andaluz.

The dog breed is lively and brave with strong hunting instincts. It must also be friendly and according to the breed club this breed is good with children.

Top 100 Pets Sites on Top100Add.com - Add your Site, Boost Your Traffic! Dog Topsite The Puppy Network Top Dog Sites
List your site in the Hot Vs Not web directory You can find other related resources in the Pets Directory