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Miniature Rat Terriers

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Please, read my articles:
"No Merle Rat Terriers"
"Love For The Breed" 10/9/12
"Who's Filling The Shelters?" 10/16/12

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RAT TERRIERS PUPPIES
INFO EMAIL USPLL INFO
BIRTH OF THE RAT TERRIER (history)

Our Rat Terriers are some of best
Purebred Miniature Rat Terriers in the country.

We are NOT mass producers.
We breed show and varmit hunting Rat Terriers.
We only have Rat Terrier Puppies RAT TERRIERS ARE COOL
a few times a year if at all.
So, be sure to bookmark us
and come back often.

We DO NOT breed "toy - tiny tots".
We breed MINIATURE Rat Terriers.
We DO NOT breed "merle"
Only pet registries register
toys - tiny tots and the merle pattern.
See more here.
We breed to the UKC/AKC Standards.
The 2 most reputable registries in the USA
The standards tells EVERYONE
what a purebred Rat Terrier should look like.

It is true that UKC (United Kennel Club) was
not the first registry to accept the Rat Terrier
as a breed. UKC accepted the Rat Terriers
into their registry January 1, 1999 and since then
there has been great improvement in making
Rat Terriers more consistent in type. UKC
tightened up the standard trying to elminate
appleheads, fine bone and by not allowing patterns
and colors that more indicative to hybrid cross
breeds than they are to purebred Rat Terriers.
The purebred Rat Terriers have improved SO much with
the reputable breeders striving to meet those standards.
They are looking more and more like one breed
now and not 4 different ones. It's easier to change
a standard than it is to breed to it. Reputable breeders
have made great strides and have worked
hard... they still are.

STAND UP-SPEAK OUT- FIGHT BACK
KnD has a reputation we wear proudly. Because
We DO Stand Up, Speak Out against puppy mills and
We Fight back for pure bred Rat Terriers.

KnD Kennels *IS*
Breeding For A Better Tomorrow ~ TODAY!
While Preserving The Temperament, Prey
We're waiting for you to write Drive & Intelligence Of The Breed

KnD health test. We test for
all the test suggested by the Rat Terrier parent
club ARTA. We make all our results, good and
bad, public knowledge on OFA. Every dogs
OFA health certified numbers are also
located on their individual web page.

We don't just breed... WE STRIVE.
We strive for happy healthy Rat Terriers that are
conformationally correct per UKC and AKC Breed Standard.



CHIC (Canine Health Information Center), works in conjunction with OFA (Orthopedic Foundation for Animals) and the breeds parent club. It shows that a dog has been tested for all the test that the breeds parent club suggest as most important test for that breed.


There is no purebred merle Rat Terrier.
Forgetting the health issues associated with merle,
the pattern happened on the sceen in the late
1990's to early 2000 when UKC (United Kennel Club) was
showing intrest in accepting Rat Terrier into thier registry.
At that time another breed had to be introduced in.
This makes them hybrids not purebreds.

Merle breeders will tell you that it is ALL
good news about merle that all health issues
associated with merle are nothing but "scare tatics"
and it's all "malarkey". A&M and all the
other research done on merle, was NOT so there could be
"scare tatics". They are actual factual studies.
Read more HERE

KnD are ADVOCATES of spaying and neutering your
Non-Performance PETS!!!

*Please Note:*
We reserve the right to carefully select
who we allow to have our babies.
We do not mean to offend anyone but we must do what
we see as best for our babies for they are indeed our babies.

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Do NOT use our logo, graphics,
articles or any pictures of our Terriers
for your own purpose without our
express written consent.


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1/09/13

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1. Rescue  (December 12, 2013)
Sometimes we have rescues or retired dogs available. If this is what your looking for. please ask us. If we don't have any available we can put in touch with someone who can help.
Thank you.
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Primary Lens Luxation and Rat Terriers
2. Primary Lens Luxation and Rat Terriers 

Primary Lens Luxation and Rat Terriers

HERE for the important PLL info site

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Rainbow
3. Rainbow  (December 11, 2010)
These are our babies that will be forever missed and loved.
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Silly-N-Nice
4. Silly-N-Nice  (September 1, 2008)
This folder contains albums for some silly pictures and some just plain ol' nice ones that we liked it also has an album of the area where Ken was raised in Australia.
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