The Japanese Terrier is a small terrier native to Japan, it is also known as the Nippon Terrier, Nihon Teria, or Nihon Terrier. Its nicknames include Kobe Terrier, Mikado Terrier, and Oyuki Terrier. The breed is rare, even in Japan. The Japanese Terrier is a balanced, square dog, most often black head with predominantly white body that has little black spots. The Japanese Terrier has a lively and cheerful character, and it is swift and lively in temperament. Check out our collection of Japanese Terrier dog names for male or female puppies.