The Black Russian Terrier is a large, immensely powerful worker of heavy bone and coarse all-black coat. They are known for their courage, confidence, and intelligence. Bred to guard and protect, they are naturally aloof with strangers.
Founded in 1884, the not-for-profit AKC is the recognized and trusted expert in breed, health, and training information for dogs. AKC actively advocates for responsible dog ownership and is dedicated to advancing dog sports.