American Hairless Terrier

Animal welfare relevant breed

Life expectancy

14 years

Age adult

10 months

Height (Shoulder height)

32 cm

Weight

8 kg

Coat texture

hairless

Coat color

brown, rose, grey, blue, golden, black, red, Points

Common illnesses

patellar dislocation / eye diseases / allergies / primary lens luxation / senstive to cold / kidney disease / cystitis / Breeding relevant to animal welfare / sunburn

Food expenses per month in €

about € 26

Suitable for children

Rather yes

Needs a garden

Rather not

Hunting motivated / needs alternative employment

Rather yes

First dog suitable

Rather yes

Allergy friendly

Rather yes

Athletic

Atletic

Attention

Needs much attention

Care and grooming

Low grooming effort

Eager to learn

High

Exercise

Needs a lot of exercise

Nature

playful / clingy / intelligent / lively / likes learning / loving

Bred for

companion dog

Common illnesses

patellar dislocation / eye diseases / allergies / primary lens luxation / senstive to cold / kidney disease / cystitis / Breeding relevant to animal welfare / sunburn

Dog type according to FCI

not FCI approved

FCI description

Not FCI Approved

Short description

The American Hairless Terrier is very active, alert and curious. He loves different activites, like long walks, playing or training sessions. He is known to be friendly, compatible and intelligent, all attributes that ease the dogs training.

This information is indicative and adheres to the breed standard. Each animal is an individual and has a personal character, as well as its own needs. Thus, a breed is not a guarantee of certain behaviors, etc.