American Hairless Terrier

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American Hairless Terrier
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American Hairless Terrier
American Hairless Terrier

Dog Ratings

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Hypoallergenic
Hypoallergenic
Affectionate
Affectionate
Shedding
Shedding
Grooming
Grooming
Other Dogs
Other Dogs
Healthiness
Healthiness
Training
Training
Energy
Energy
Playful
Playful
Intelligence
Intelligence
Children
Children
Watchdog
Watchdog
Cats
Cats
Popularity
Popularity
New People
New People

Dog Information

Body Size:
Small
Coat Type:
Hairless
Price:
$300 - $500
Lifespan:
10 yrs - 16 yrs
Weight:
9 lbs - 16 lbs
Height:
7 " - 16 "
Breed Group:
Non-sporting

Overview

The American Hairless Terrier is a happy, loves to snuggle, and active small dog breed that can bring a lot of love and happiness into your life. This small dog may often be called by the name of AHT, rather than its common breed name of American Hairless Terrier. If you want to know more about the dog you are looking into, it is best to start with their descendants, the American Hairless Terrier descends from Rat Terrier. The American Hairless Terrier can live anywhere from 10 to 16 years, giving everyone around them a lasting experience with their happy, loves to snuggle, and active personality! The American Hairless Terrier belongs to the Non-sporting breed group, which allows you to easily find other small dogs that are similar to this one. The American Hairless Terrier is a moderately popular dog, many owners have loved it and some have had not so pleasing experiences. The American Hairless Terrier may be the perfect dog for your lifestyle, continue reading to learn more and help you decide if this is the small dog for you!

Body Characteristics

The American Hairless Terrier is a Small size small dog with a build described as well-muscled with strong shoulders, a solid neck, and and robust legs , making it the perfect dog for your home. The American Hairless Terrier ranges in height from 7in up to as tall as 16in, which many feel is the perfect size for an inside dog. The American Hairless Terrier can weight anywhere between 9lbs and 16lbs, but as with all animals, if they do not get their exercise they may exceed the average maximum. The American Hairless Terrier is a small dog with a Hairless, hairless type coat, which make it a great indoor and outdoor companion. Those who are looking to buy one of the American Hairless Terrier will find that they are available in the colors of pink with gray, black, or golden or red spots.

Temperament

If you want a dog that is able to learn tricks but probably won’t be learning how to break into the fridge, the American Hairless Terrier is the dog for you. The American Hairless Terrier is above average in training, thus it may not be surprising to you when they learn special tricks like opening the door! The American Hairless Terrier is very playful, but can have its moments where it would rather lay around than play, but that will not be very often. The American Hairless Terrier is above average in the energy category, this can result in them getting over excited for things and possibly being irritating at times. If you want a dog that will follow you everywhere you go and show you how much they love you, then the American Hairless Terrier dog is for you. The American Hairless Terrier is average when it comes to children, it may be perfectly fine with them or it may not want anything to do with them, it is hit or miss. The American Hairless Terrier is average with new people, as a result it may either love them or hate them, it is hard to tell what will make the difference. The American Hairless Terrier is average at being a watchdog, it could either do really well or not even care depending on its mood. The American Hairless Terrier is above average with other dogs and will get along with them very well, however on occasion it may need time to itself. It may some time, but the American Hairless Terrier can come around to enjoy the company of cats, but it will take some effort.

Maintanence

The American Hairless Terrier sheds very little, if at all, it would be a great indoor pet as it would not leave fur all over your home. The American Hairless Terrier is hypoallergenic and is a great dog for those who have allergies but still want a pet. The American Hairless Terrier has a Hairless hairless coat that does not require a lot of grooming, it is a very low maintenance dog. The American Hairless Terrier is above average when it comes to health, it will have less issues than some others, like the Miniature Pinscher, Maltese, or Schipperke. If you are looking to bring the American Hairless Terrier into your home, some of the health problems you might have to encounter include Sunburn and Rashes. The American Hairless Terrier, like all dogs, will need to have routine visits to the vet and groomer, the upkeep for this dog is $1300 per year.

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