The American Hairless Terrier is an affectionate, playful dog, who also tends to be fearless and feisty. The breed is an obvious favorite of allergy sufferers. They are relatively easy to train and are wonderful pets for older, considerate children. The breed also gets along well with other canines, cats and various other pets. They make good watchdogs as they bark at unfamiliar sounds.
Did You Know?
The American Hairless Terrier was first recorded in the Foundation Stock Service October 2011.
The skin of the American Hairless Terrier is susceptible to sun burn, and they must either have sunscreen applied or protective clothing put on before they go outside. A coat or sweater is...
American Hairless Terriers have fairly long life spans and can live for 14 to 16 years. American Hairless Terrier puppies are born with a light birth coat which they lose by 8 to 12...
They are the only Hairless breed with normal dentition.
Like all terriers, they love playing, digging and chasing small game and enjoy competing in agility trials.
At the February 2013 Board Meeting – The American Hairless Terrier was approved to compete in the Miscellaneous Class effective January 1, 2014. The American Hairless Terrier Club will...
American Hairless Terrier's are the first hairless breed to have originated in the United States.
They are an all-round dog willing to please and give 100% in whatever they do with proper socialization. They don’t shed or get fleas, but they do shed skin cells. They can make...
At the February 2015 Board Meeting - The American Hairless Terrier Club of America became the official parent club for the American Hairless Terrier. The AKC accepted the American...
colors & Markings
Below is a list of the colors and markings available for this breed. Please refer to the breed standard for descriptions and the difference in types.
|Description||Desc.||Standard Colors||Std. Colors||Registration Code||Reg. Code|
|Black Sable Red||532|
|White & Apricot||200|
|White & Black||202|
|White & Blue||288|
|White & Blue Fawn||334|
|White & Chocolate||287|
|White & Lemon||211|
|White & Red||214|
|White Black & Red||361|
|Black & Tan||018|
|Black Brindle & White||021|
|Black Tan & White||030|
|Blue & Tan||044|
|Blue Brindle & White||254|
|Blue Fawn & White||274|
|Blue Tan & White||291|
|Chocolate & Tan||072|
|Lemon & White||115|
|Red & Tan||250|
|Red & White||146|
|Red Brindle & White||149|
|Description||Desc.||Standard Markings||Std. Markings||Registration Code||Reg. Code|
|White Markings, Tan Points||030|