The English Toy Terrier (Black & Tan) Club

The Only Official Club Recognised by the Kennel Club est. 1938

The English Toy Terrier (Black And Tan) Club was formed in 1938 and celebrated its 80th Anniversary in 2018. The main aim of the club is to encourage breeding and judging in accordance with the recognised standard of the breed and to do everything in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed.

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About the Breed

Often called the “ETT” for short is Britain’s oldest native toy breed.
They are on The Kennel Club’s vulnerable breed list with about 100 per year bred.

Breed Standard

A Breed Standard is the guideline which describes the ideal characteristics, temperament and appearance including the correct colour of a breed and ensures that the breed is fit for function.Learn More »

Health & Welfare

English Toy Terrier (Black & Tan) are generally a healthy breed but are known to suffer from a few health issues which are quite rare thanks to careful health screening by responsible breeders.Learn More »

Breed History

Formally known as the Black and Tan Terrier, the English Toy Terrier (Black & Tan) ETT has possibly been around since the 1500’s. Learn More »

Buying a Puppy

Owning an English Toy Terrier (Black & Tan) ETT is decision that brings many rewards with it. These can include a healthier lifestyle, improved sociability and sense of community, as well as companionship.Learn More »

Latest News

Check out our latest new including show results and general club updates

Bath Championship Show 1 August 2021


There was an entry of 40 ETTs at the Bath Champinship Show on 1st August - comprising 22 Dogs... read more

Judge Haydonn Wines – 2021 Leeds Championship Show Critiques


Judge Haydonn Wines has not wasted any time in writing up his critiques of the dogs he judged at... read more

The ETT (B&T) Club 2020 Championship Show – held on23 July 2021


The postponed ETT (B&T) Club Champ Show for 2020 was finally held in conjunction with the Leeds Championship Show... read more

Future Events

Up and Coming Events in the English Toy Terrier diary include