How big is a full grown Rat Terrier? There are two size divisions: Miniatures stand 10 to 13 inches at the shoulder; standards are over 13 inches and as high as 18 inches.
What two breeds make a Rat Terrier? The Rat Terrier is an American breed that is the result of working with the Fox Terrier, Bull Terrier, Manchester Terrier, and Old English White Terrier, to name a few.
Are Rat Terriers good dogs? Are Rat Terriers good family dogs? Yes, Rat Terriers generally make excellent family dogs, including those with kids and other pets. They do best with families who understand their energy levels and exercise needs and aren’t going to leave them alone for long periods.
What is the difference between a fox terrier and a Rat Terrier? Size Differences
The toy fox terrier stands between 8.5 to 11.5 inches tall when full-grown — so acceptable toy fox terrier sizes are slightly less and within the range of those of miniature rat terriers, but they’re much smaller than standard rat terriers.