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Russian Tracker Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Russian Tracker so you can get to know the breed more.

OriginRussia
Group Extinct
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Other Names
What other names does the Russian Tracker have? The dog breed also known as...
Russian Retriever Yellow, Russian Retriever
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred
AKC Group
Is Russian Tracker recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Russian Tracker recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Price
How much does the Russian Tracker puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Russian Tracker price:
Unavailable
Unfortunately the Russian Tracker is an extinct dog breed, so there isn’t any available price range or breeder in the world for purchasing this breed.

General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Russian Tracker size:
LargeGiant
Weight
How much does the Russian Tracker weigh? Russian Tracker weight:
Male: 80 - 95 pounds (36 - 43 kg), Female: 70 - 85 pounds (32 - 38 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Russian Tracker? Russian Tracker average weight:
Male: 87.5 pounds (39.5 kg), Female: 77.5 pounds (35 kg)
Height
How tall is the Russian Tracker? Russian Tracker height:
Male: 28-30 inches (71-76 cm), Female: 26-28 inches (66-71 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Russian Tracker average height:
Male: 29 inches (73.5 cm), Female: 27 inches (68.5 cm)

Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Russian Tracker have? What does this canine coat look like?
ShinySilkyWavyStraight
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Russian Tracker's coat?
YellowGolden
Grooming
How to groom the Russian Tracker and how often?
Average: The Russian Tracker requires average grooming effort. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't essential. Brushing the dog's coat is useful to reduce shedding. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Don't skip the seasonal flea treatment too. Dog nail trimming and dog bath can be helpful sometimes. Check the local pet store for dog grooming supplies and find the best dog shampoo to keep its coat healthy and to give your dog a pleasant experience of a dog bath. If you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of your Russian Tracker, search for a dog groomer or clipping service in your area and book an appointment. Maybe you're lucky to have a dog boarding service that includes grooming or walk in dog bath places nearby.
Shedding Level
How much do Russian Tracker dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Russian Retriever Yellow? Russian Tracker shedding level:
Russian Trackers shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.

Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Russian Tracker have? What characteristics does the breed have?
Confident
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Russian Tracker? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Russian Tracker's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Russian Tracker dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Russian Trackers are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Russian Tracker is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Russian Tracker sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Russian Trackers don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits really well. They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
Russian Trackers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and considered as a great therapy dog for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Russian Retriever Yellow need? Russian Tracker social needs:
Russian Trackers are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Russian Tracker dogs bark a lot? Why does my Russian Retriever bark?
Low to Average: The Russian Tracker rarely barks. This breed could be a good choice if you're looking for a quiet breed. They don't bark unless there is a good reason. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Russian Tracker good as a watchdog?
Russian Trackers are good watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're consistent in their effort. Good vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're territorial and protective about their property, so the Russian Trackers will alert you if they sense something different.
Territorial
Do Russian Tracker dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Russian Trackers strongly protect their territory. This breed is a complete security guard, so you don't have to be afraid in case of danger.
Biting Potential
Do Russian Tracker bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Russian Retriever Yellow? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Russian Tracker? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Russian Tracker has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Russian Tracker do?
Russian Trackers have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Russian Trackers need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Russian Tracker to run away? Does this breed wander a lot? Does Russian Tracker roam?
Russian Trackers have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Russian Tracker have high prey drive?
Russian Trackers have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen. Training can help to achieve good behavior.
Apartment Friendly
Is Russian Tracker good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Russian Trackers are not apartment-friendly dogs. If you don't have a garden, you may have to reconsider your choice for having a puppy from this breed.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Russian Trackers adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Russian Trackers do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog
Where Russian Tracker dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they friendly with strangers?
Russian Trackers are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Russian Tracker dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Russian Tracker and children:
Russian Trackers are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Russian Tracker dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Russian Trackers are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Russian Tracker good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Russian Tracker dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Russian Trackers are very dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Russian Tracker can be a great choice.
Office Friendly
Are Russian Trackers good office dogs? Do Russian Trackers make good office friendly dogs? Can Russian Trackers be ofiice dogs?
No
Russian Tracker is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Russian Tracker dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Russian Retriever Yellow temperament with senior people? Are Russian Tracker dogs good for elderly owners?
Russian Trackers are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Russian Tracker dogs get along with other pets? Are Russian Tracker dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Russian Trackers are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Russian Tracker breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Russian Trackers are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Russian Tracker be a service dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Russian Tracker is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Russian Tracker be a therapy dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Russian Tracker is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Russian Tracker be a sniffer dog?
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones. Russian Tracker is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Russian Tracker be a search and rescue dog?
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. The Russian Tracker is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Russian Tracker be a boat dog?
Not really
Russian Tracker breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Russian Tracker be a drafting dog?
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Russian Tracker is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Russian Tracker dogs have health problems?
Russian Trackers are commonly healthy dogs. Vet costs aren't expensive with this breed.
Life Expectancy
How long do Russian Tracker dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Russian Tracker be?
10-12 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Russian Tracker breed hypoallergenic?
No
Russian Trackers don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Russian Tracker have?
Russian Trackers are high energy dogs. Active lifestyle makes them happy.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Russian Tracker dogs require per day?
Russian Trackers need a lot of exercises. Long walks should be on a daily schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Russian Trackers don't need too much sleep. They are energetic and desire to live an active life. If you think naps are overrated, this breed can be the best choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Russian Tracker need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
4 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Russian Tracker risk for obesity:
High: The Russian Tracker breed has a strong tendency to overweight. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you want to keep balance, increase the amount and frequency of your daily dog walk and play with the Russian Tracker more often. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Russian Tracker's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Prefers cold weather
The Russian Tracker can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Russian Tracker has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Russian Tracker drool?
The Russian Tracker drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool more than others, just like the Russian Tracker. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does it take to have Russian Tracker puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Russian Tracker: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Russian Tracker have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Russian Tracker have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
5-10 puppies

Pros & Cons of Russian Tracker

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Russian Tracker's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Russian Trackers are easy to train.
  • Health Issues: Russian Trackers are commonly healthy dogs.
  • Watchdog Ability: Russian Trackers are good watchdogs.
  • Adaptability: Russian Trackers adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Russian Trackers are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Russian Trackers are very dog-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Russian Trackers are usually recommended for elderly people.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Russian Trackers don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: Russian Trackers are not apartment-friendly dogs.
  • Drooling tendency: The Russian Tracker drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
  • Weight Gain Potential: High: The Russian Tracker breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
  • Mouthiness: Russian Trackers have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Russian Trackers do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
  • Office Friendly: Russian Tracker is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Russian Trackers are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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