This Japanese race was developed in the XVIII century around the ports of Kobe and Yokohama, using cared Terriers of Great Britain, especially the Fox Terrier of flat hair. These were crossed with local races a dog that is slighter, to take place and to the one that he lacks the strong body, I lower, of heavy bones and the elegant span of the Fox Terriers of flat hair. In Japan, he/she is had mainly as company animal, it is believed that it has suffered so many transformations that now is described as Terrier with a certain reservation. He/she is rarely seen outside of their country he/she gives origin.
Character and cares
It is a very alive company animal for what possibly conserves something of the temperament of the Terrien. Their flat mantel needs few cares; however, he requires a regular exercise.