There are many interesting facts about the relatively new breed of the Cesky Terrier. Here are just a few:
Did you know that unlike many other breeds, you find Cesky terriers in the show breed ring and used for agility, obedience, working, junior handling and other events? Although they are extremely intelligent, obedient, love working and enjoy showing off, their main motive is usually the fact that the wonderful little Cesky terrier will do almost anything for food, treats, and tid-bits. These terriers are notorious for begging and stealing food if they can get away with it, so you must always an eye of them or they will become overweight.
Did you know that all the dogs today are descendents of wolves and that for over twelve thousand years humans have kept canines as pets?
Did you know that the Cesky terrier, unlike most dog breeds, is a very new breed of dog, developed in the last century? It was not until 1949, after the Second World War, that they produced the first Cesky terrier by combining a Scottish terrier and a Sealyham terrier, named Adam Lovu Zdar. Unfortunately, in 1950, a careless hunter shot him in a hunting accident causing a setback.
Did you know that on holiday family portraits, more than fifty-eight percent include the family dog or dogs?
Did you know that going back in history, royalty often kept small sized dogs to warm their feet in bed at night? Nobility also put little dogs under their bedcovers early in the evening before retiring, so all the bedbugs, fleas, and ticks got onto the dog. This was one way to prevent these pests from bothering the aristocracy.
Did you know that scientists believe that the oldest dog breed in the world today is the Saluki? Records show that Egyptians trained the Saluki to help track game.
Did you know that although Cesky terriers are house pets today, they were originally bed to hunt foxes, rats, and other vermin in their dens?
Did you know that in the United States in the year 2002, dogs killed more people than sharks did from 1902 to 2002?
Did you know that in its homeland, Czechoslovakia, the Cesky terrier is a beloved national treasure, darling of the Czech Republic, and featured on television, postage stamps, literature, artwork, movies, and even on buses specially painted with their pictures?
Did you know that when the Titanic sunk, only three dogs survived? These dogs were a Pekingese, Pomeranian, and Newfoundlander.
Did you know that they consider Cesky Terriers a very rare breed in the United States, with approximately three hundred dogs in America today?
Did you know that they could accurately identify a dog by his nose print? Dog's nose prints are the same as a human's fingerprints, each one unique.