Dog walking harness for Prague Ratter
- small in size with broad chest
- long neck
- narrow muzzle
Prague Ratter dog names:
Overview - Prague Ratter
The Prazsky Krysarik is a small-sized breed of dog and is originated in the Czech Republic. This dog breed is rarely seen out of the origin country and it is said to be not recognized by the major Kennel clubs.
History of Prague Ratter
The breed was popular in central European royal palaces in the Middle Ages. It was already an established breed by the time of the rule of the Polish king Bolesław II the Generous (1058–1081). He became fond of the Ratter and had two of them imported from Bohemia. As their name suggests they were also commonly used as rat catchers in rural and urban households. The popularity of the Prague Ratter started decline in the 19th century when the Miniature Pinscher became more fashionable. The breed went through a renaissance in the 1980s as Czechs and Slovaks started to breed them again. It is not yet an FCI acknowledged breed, as there is only about 2500 Prague Ratters registered and they usually only have 1-3 puppies per year. They are nevertheless presented at shows in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
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