It derives its name from the mining area of the county
of Northumberland in northern England.
It was known as the Rothbury Terrier.
The first issue to be called with the current name of
the breed was born in 1825.
At the beginning, the race was much smaller and lighter
than the present and the liver and white color was the
Dog muscular, agile and graceful,
without any sign of weakness or coarseness. Overall, his
head is in the shape of a pear or wedge and rested his
expression is sweet and kind.
Spirited and courageous, full of
confidence. It's a smart fellow with a strong hunting
By nature gentle, loving, noble,
not shy or nervous. Nice composure, but full of courage
when he incites.
Hunter rats and small rodents. It
has also been used as dog fights.