Prazsky Krysarik

The Prazsky Krysarik , also known as Prague Rat-catcher , is a dog originating in the Czech Republic. It is a toy-sized or miniature dog that, in adulthood, does not usually exceed 3.5 kilograms in weight. It’s really small. On this YourCatCareguide information page, you will find all the information related to Prazsky Krysarik , including its origin, its characteristics, its personality and the care you need.

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You will also find information about your training, something very important if you have children at home, but also essential to prevent the dog from barking too much or having negative behavior in the home. If you are considering adopting a Prazsky Krysarik, do not hesitate to read this information to find out the dog’s history and curiosities about its kind.

  • Europe
  • Czech republic
 Physical characteristics
  • 15-35
  • 35-45
  • 45-55
  • 55-70
  • 70-80
  • More than 80
 Adult weight
  • 1-3
  • 3-10
  • 10-25
  • 25-45
  • 45-100
 Hope of life
  • 8-10
  • 10-12
  • 12-14
  • 15-20
 Recommended physical activity
  • Low
  • Average
  • High
 Recommended weather
 Type of hair

Origin of Prazsky Krysarik

The history of Prazsky Krysarik begins in the Middle Ages, in the royal palaces of central Europe, more specifically in Bohemia (Czech Republic). There, it was a very popular race, present even in aristocratic festivities of the time. Princes, kings and other government officials enjoyed the company of Prazsky as a status symbol. The devotion of the prince of the height (Vladislav II) by the dog was so great that it began to offer it as a gift to the Slovak kings and nobles, later also to other members of European courts.

Other kings joined the trend, such as Boleslav II of Poland and Karel IV of the Czech Republic. The dog became such a popular animal that even ordinary citizens began to enjoy it as a companion dog.

But as with almost everything, Prazsky’s popularity fell in the face of the misery that plagued the center of Europe after the wars. He was rejected as a show dog for being considered “too small”. Mysteriously, the Prazsky Krysarik survived the passage of time and the centuries of anonymity until, in 1980, it is revived thanks to the pressure of some fans. It is now possible to enjoy this breed in many parts of the world.

Physical characteristics

As explained earlier, Prazsky Krysarik is a toy or miniature toy dog , which means it is a very small dog. In adulthood, it can reach a size of 20 – 23 centimeters to the cross, together with a weight that varies between 1.5 and 3.5 kilograms. However, its ideal weight is around 2.6 kilograms.

Many people ask if Prazsky Krysarik is the same dog as the Miniature Pinscher or the Chihuahua. However, although they are similar, the races are distinct. The physical characteristics of these three breeds are very similar, either by their size or by their coat.

The black and orange is its most characteristic tone, but can also be found in brown and black, blue and brown, lilac, brown and still reddish. We emphasize that it is one of the dogs that looses less hair.

Personality of Prazsky Krysarik

The personality of Prazsky Krysarik is lively and active . He surprises with their energy and will to play, full of character and courage, They are very sociable, especially with people, with whom they create very strong affective bonds . He is also a very smart dog who will learn a variety of commands and tricks if the tutor gives him enough time. If you do not have time for long walks, active jokes and responsible training, you should consider another breed of dog.

In general, the Prazsky Krysarik is a loving and obedient dog , linked to the human being. However, it requires the same training guidelines as a puppy than any other dog. This is essential so that, in adulthood, he is sociable, calm and calm.

This dog is ideal for family with or without children. If you have children in your home, you should bear in mind the importance of educating them so that they relate to the animal properly. Its small size and fragility make Prazsky Krysarik a dog prone to breaking bones with children’s activities and jokes. To avoid possible injuries, the tutor should take this into account.

Care of Prazsky Krysarik

The care of Prazsky Krysarik is very basic: for your regular hygiene, you need a monthly bathand antiparasitic protection (internal and external). It can also be brushed with a soft brush. It should be particularly protected in times of cold, since it is a dog that usually shakes. A shelter for small dogs may suffice.

good quality diet is also important. This will influence your health and your hair and allow a good development.

Finally, we emphasize the importance of a suitable , active ride that includes the use of toys so that your Prazsky Krysarik can actively play and have fun as he deserves. Being an active and playful race, this should be one of the most important requirements you should consider.

To introduce a dog Prazsky Krysarik

The training of this dog does not differ from the other breeds at all, although it presents some common peculiarities of small dogs like the fact of being able to bark in excess.

To properly educate a Prazsky Krysarik, you should start with the socialization process when he is still a puppy, right after receiving your vaccines. This step is very important for your dog to be able to relate to other dogs (and even cats), to be gentle with people and not to be afraid of vehicles or objects. The more you know about the environment and the living beings living there, the less fear or aggression you will have in the future.

When the process of socialization has begun, the tutor must begin the training , always using positive reinforcement . Learning to stay, to come or to sit are indispensable elements for the safety of your dog and, in addition, help to strengthen your relationship

Dedicating a daily 10 or 15 minutes to the repetition of learned commands is another of the tasks you must carry out so that your Prazsky Krysarik does not forget what he has learned.

Diseases of Prazsky Krysarik

Prazsky Krysarik is a medium-aged dog, between 12 and 14 years of age , but do not forget that this number can vary (and much) depending on the care you receive. Good nutrition, stable health, and proper physical activity help increase your dog’s longevity.

The most common health problems that can affect the animal are the displacement of the patella or bone fractures . Problems related to milk teeth can also occur in their puppy phase.

Finally, we explain that in some cases Prazsky Krysarik may not raise his ears. It is a problem that usually solves itself but some easy tricks can help.

    Emily Harris

    Hi Guys, Girls, and Cats:-pI am Emily Harris, and you can see in above pic. She loves me I swear. I saved her from a dumpster a few weeks back.

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