Name: Prague ratter
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Size Type: Small Dog Breeds
Life span: 12 – 14 years
Temperament: Fast, Gentle, Lively, Active, Intelligent, Alert
Height: 20 cm to 23 cm
Weight: 1.5 kg to 3.5 kg
Color: Blue, Red, Black and brown-tan, Brown and brown, Yellow
Price of puppies: $1,000 to $1,500
The Prague Ratter is a breed of dog bred in the Czech Republic, which is rarely found outside this country. It is considered the smallest breed in the world, since the breed standard defines the smallest height at the withers among all dog breeds, in contrast to Chihuahuas, for which only weight is limited by the standard.
The Prague ratter is often confused with the Chihuahua and the Miniature Pinscher. The dog’s coat is short, shiny, and the most common color is black and tan, which is also the original color. Recently, other colors have been approved: brown with tan, brown with a blue tint, with a lilac tint and tan, as well as red, yellowish, and marbled (merle). It is 2 cm shorter than the smallest miniature pinscher. Ideally, the height of this breed is from 20 to 23 cm. The weight of an adult dog can be from 1.5 to 3.5 kg. Ideal weight 2.6 kg.
The Prague Ratter is active and energetic, he is brave and has a specific character. These little dogs have good and trusting relationships with people, they especially like to feel that they are loved and to be in the role of a decorative dog. It is a very intelligent breed and generally does a great job of training and obeying basic commands. The Prague Ratter is a very obedient, loyal, loving, and affectionate pet. This breed is well suited for apartment life, but still enjoys spending time outdoors, taking long walks, relaxing, and playing games such as bringing abandoned objects.