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American Hairless Terrier

  • Between Children – 7/10
  • Trainability – 6/10
  • Exercise Need – 6/10
  • Energy Level – 6/10
  • Acting – 7/10
  • Between Other Dogs – 6/10
  • Between Other Animals – 6/10
  • Protectionism – 7/10
  • Average Life Time – 7/10

The American Hairless Terrier, which can be fed by people who are allergic to dogs thanks to their hairlessness, is a very special dog.


The American Hairless Terrier, born in 1972 as a result of an unexpected natural mutation, has managed to attract the attention of many dog ​​manufacturers since its birth. The name “Josephine”, the first hairless terrier that started to be produced in Louisiana, USA, was introduced.

Although the female Josephine gave birth the following year, only one of the dogs born was glabrous. Although producers have done too many attempts to maintain this feature, it took nine years for a second hairless birth. Thanks to the second puppies born with all hopes cut to protect this breed, the number of American Hairless Terrier began to increase.

Weight – Dimensions

This breed has a weight of 2.5 kilograms and a paint of 41 centimeters.

Average Life Time

American Hairless Terrier can live up to 16 years.


The American Hairless Terrier has a smart and playful character and has a lively and active character. This race, which enjoys being with people, is very suitable for feeding at home. American Hairless Terrier, which can get used to people without any problems if they feed from childhood, is quite different from other species.

Sweating, which is very rare in other dog breeds, is frequently encountered in these dogs. These dogs, which can sweat in very hot weather, do not like to go around in the sun very much because they are hairless.

The American Hairless Terriers have the instinct to protect their territory. This race, which has become a protector by barking all kinds of creatures approaching its region, can even challenge even larger creatures than its own size.


The American Hairless Terrier, who needs a 20-30 minute walk every day, enjoys being outside. This race, which enjoys difficult games, can live in flats if they exercise enough.

Since it is very active indoors, it is useful to choose a large house if it is to be fed at home.

Between Children

American Hairless Terrier can live with children without problems if they are used to children and people from a young age. An ideal dog to feed with the family in the home.

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