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The mission of the AHTCA is to encourage and promote the responsible ownership and breeding of
pure-bred American Hairless Terriers and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities
to perfection, in accordance with the standards of the breed.



Breed name:
American Hairless Terrier 

American Kennel Club (AKC) FSS

Country of origin:
southern United States
Breed Group:
Average Size:
12 to 16 inches, 12 to 16 pounds
Average life span:
12-15 years
Acceptable colors:
Any except merle or albino
Brief description:
A natural variation of the Rat Terrier, this completely hairless dog (some may have eyebrows and whiskers) is a lively, intelligent and friendly companion that is often the perfect answer for those with allergies.