meet theAmerican Hairless Terrier


Training &Temperament

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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
Apricot 002
Black 007
Black Sable Red 532
Blue 037
Blue Fawn 036
Chocolate 071
Lemon 114
Lilac Dilute 475
Red 140
Red Sable 155
Seal 261
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 279
Black Brindle & White 021
Black Tan & White 030
Blue & Tan 044
Blue Brindle 056
Blue Brindle & White 254
Blue Fawn & White 274
Blue Tan & White 291
Chocolate & Tan 072
Chocolate Brindle 342
Lemon & White 115
Red & Tan 250
Red & White 146
Red Brindle 148
Red Brindle & White 149


Description Desc. Standard Markings Std. Markings Registration Code Reg. Code
Brindle 051
Brindle Points 046
Sable 026
Tan Markings 012
Tan Points 029
White Markings 014
White Markings, Tan Points 030
Piebald 025