American Hairless Terrier

origin-iconOrigin:  United States

group-iconDog Breed Group: Hunting Dog

life-iconLife Span: 14-16 years

weight-iconWeight: 12–16 lb (5.4–7.3 kg)

height-iconHeight: 12–16 in (30–41 cm)

Origin of Name:   The American Hairless Terrier is a breed of feist from the United States that was derived from the Rat Terrier.

American Hairless Terrier Dog Breed
SizeTemperamentSheddingDroolingMonthly keeping cost
Small Zero
Hair Everywhere

About American Hairless Terrier

  • Life Span*14-16 years
  • Getting a puppy homeAverage
  • Popularity
    Star Super star
  • Availability
    Rare Easy to get

The American Hairless Terrier remains between 12 to 16 inches at the shoulder, and comes in both in two varities that is coated and hairless assortments. The smooth assortment may have eyebrows and stubbles, while the coated has a short, gleaming coat. The skin of the hairless breed is smooth and warm to the touch. The broad, wedge-molded head is a hallmark of the breed. Erect, V-molded ears outline the round, expressive eyes that glimmer with interest.


The American Hairless Terrier, the solitary smooth breed native to the United States, is a natural offspring of the Rat Terrier.

RT Terriers have been around since the mid 1800s, when they were created in England as one of many terrier breeds made to kill rodents that conveyed infection and attacked food supplies around and country. Initially called "Feists" as a demonstration of their lively demeanor, these proto–Rat Terriers were enormous ratters

General Appearance

The American Hairless Terrier is a little to medium sized, easily built and dynamic terrier. Progenitors of the variety were reproduced to chase rodents and other vermin. The absence of coat on the bald assortment of the American Hairless Terrier renders them unsatisfactory for most hunting exercises. They have, be that as it may, held a solid hunting sense and dominate in numerous different exercises and sports. The variety is vivacious, ready, inquisitive and wise.

Pros - Cons
This breed is super easy to train and requires minimum grooming. They shed little to nothing throughtout the year. They have little to no drroling tendency and can easily adadpt to lifestly changes. They love animals as well as human kids.
This dog breed is very prone to allergies and they don't deal with the either. They are not very friendly with other animals. This breed is not a great choice for pffice eviornment.

The gestation period in lasts for 60-64 days

The primary period of the reproductive cycle of the female is called Proestrus and goes on for around 9 days. During this time the females begin to draw in males. The subsequent part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive to the male. It goes on for around 3 to 11 days. The third part is the Diestrus. Usually, it happens around day 14. In this period the bitch's discharge changes for distinctive red and reaching its end. The vulva gets back to average, and she will no longer allow mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time span between heat periods ordinarily keeps going around a half year. The litter size ranges between 6 to 8 puppies at a time

American Hairless Terrier Grooming

American Hairless Terrier Training

American Hairless Terrier Nutrition

The American Hairless Terrier ought to be given a decent measure of protein as their essential source of energy is derived from protein. Protein is found in meat, eggs, broccoli, lentils, and different vegetables

American Hairless Terrier Exercise

These canines are fun loving and amazingly dynamic, so they need a great deal of vivacious exercise every day. They likewise need a great deal of mental incitement as a result of their intelligence. The Alaskan Husky requires at any rate an hour of activity consistently.

American Hairless Terrier Health

  • Hip Evaluation
  • Cardiac Exam
  • Patella Evaluation
  • Legg-Calve-Perthe Radiographic