So you’re looking to adopt an American Hairless Terrier, or already have one?
According to the American Kennel Club, “The American Hairless Terrier stands between 12 to 16 inches at the shoulder, and comes in both coated and hairless varieties. The hairless variety might have eyebrows and whiskers, while the coated has a short, shiny coat. The skin of the hairless is smooth and warm to the touch. The broad, wedge-shaped head is a hallmark of both varieties. Erect, V-shaped ears frame the round, expressive eyes that gleam with curiosity.The American Hairless moves with jaunty pep in his step that announces real terrier attitude. The hairless variety is as hypoallergenic as a dog can get. Hairlessness, though, presents its own challenges. Sunburn is a concern, and cold weather requires special precautions. This breed is protective of their humans and make alert watchdogs. The American Hairless Terrier, a Louisiana native, is a smart, inquisitive, and playful dog that comes in hairless and coated varieties. He is a fine choice for allergy sufferers who want a dog with true terrier grit and courage.”
An American Hairless Terrier typically ranges from 30.48cm to 40.64cm in height, and weighs from 5.4431084400000005kg to 7.25747792kg.
There are a few pet insurance companies in New Zealand that offer dog insurance for American Hairless Terrier breeds. Try Cove Insurance as they are currently offering a one-month free promotion. Typically American Hairless Terrier insurance ranges from $30 per month to $65 – but of course this varies depending on a range of other factors such as gender.