HEIGHT: 12-13 inches
COAT: Short and smooth
COLOR: Tricolor
OTHER NAMES: Nippon Terrier
GROUP: Terrier

This race was created matching up the Fox-Terriers de Smooth Pelo that was exported to Nakasaki from the Netherlands in century 17, with the dogs of sample or the native dogs of small stature. In ports such as Kobe and Yokohama, to the Terriers Japanese it was had to them mainly like falderos dogs.

The Japanese Terrier has a enduring character and cheers. Its planned raising began around 1920, but it was not until 1930 that its type was established.

It is a dog of small size, elegant appearance, and a defined configuration and compacts. The hair that measures approximately 2 mm is very short.