meet theTeddy Roosevelt Terrier

Eligible Registries: Any Acceptable Domestic or Foreign Registry

Club Contact Details

Club: American Teddy Roosevelt Terrier Club
Name: Katie Greer, President
Address: 2601 Old Spanish Trail #156, Slidell, LA 70461


Training &Temperament

  • Children


    75% agree

  • Other Pets



  • Training


    100% agree

  • Time Alone


    75% agree

Did You Know?

The Teddy Roosevelt Terrier has been assigned the Terrier Group designation.

The Teddy Roosevelt Terrier was approved for Earthdog Events effective August 08, 2016.

With their exceptional scenting ability Teddies in the Pacific Northwest have been successful in locating black truffles, which grow several inches underground on the roots of trees....

From the August 2016 Board Meeting – One new breed was added to the Foundation Stock Service Program – Teddy Roosevelt Terrier.

Teddy Roosevelt Terriers are an American breed, developed in the mid to late 1800's to help rid family homes and farmsteads of vermin and to be playmates for children.

There is a series of children's books featuring “Percy” a Teddy Roosevelt Terrier, authored by Helen Powell White.

The Teddy Roosevelt Terrier has been recorded in the Foundation Stock Service since August 2016.

The breed was named in honor of President Theodore Roosevelt to recognize his use of terriers to combat a rat infestation in the White House. While he owned and loved many Terriers himself,...

The Teddy was originally a variety of the Rat Terrier, with the short-legged dogs known as Type B and the long-legged dogs as type A. During the 1990's, breeders worked to divide the two...

colors & Markings

Below is a list of the colors and markings available for this breed. Please refer to the breed standard for descriptions and the difference in types.


Description Desc. Standard Colors Std. Colors Registration Code Reg. Code
Black & White 019
Blue & White 045
Blue Fawn & White 274
Chocolate & White 271
Fawn & White 086
Lemon & White 115
Red & White 146
Sable & White 165
Silver & White 182
White & Apricot 200
White & Black 202
White & Blue 288
White & Blue Fawn 334
White & Chocolate 287
White & Fawn 207
White & Lemon 211
White & Red 214
White & Sable 215
White & Silver 216


Description Desc. Standard Markings Std. Markings Registration Code Reg. Code
Brindle 051
Brindle Points 046
Tan Points 029