Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Russian Black Terrier Contributor(s): Aimee Llewellyn-Zaidi Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information See The Kennel Club Image Store: http://www.dogimages.org.uk/dmcs_search.html?find=Russian+black+terrier. Recognized in UK in 1998. Recognized by the FCI (Federation Cynologique Internationale) in 1984. Breed first achieved popularity outside Russia in Italy. Tha main breeds used in development of this breed were the Giant Schnauzer Giant Schnauzer , Airedale Terrier Airedale Terrier, and the Rottweiler Rottweiler. Large imposing dog, much larger than any terrier, strongly built with heavy bone. Waterproof coat with dense undercoat. Alert, lively, even-tempered with natural guarding instincts. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Russian Black Terrier Club: http://www.rbtclub.com/. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: https://www.apps.akc.org/apps/clubs/search/index.cfm. Black Russian Terrier Club of America: http://www.brtca.org.