||American Hairless Terrier is identical to the medium-sized Rat Terriers, from whom he is directly descended. The American Hairless is a well-muscled dog with a deep chest, strong shoulders, solid neck, and powerful legs.
||They are fairly territorial, stubborn and for the most part friendly with strangers.
||The American Hairless Terrier is an intelligent, alert playful and loving dog. Very inquisitive and lively. This affectionate dog makes an excellent companion for anyone. They are good with children, especially if they are raised with them from puppyhood.
||The only special care required is preventing sunburn and keeping them warm in cold weather. They should be bathed one to three times a week, owners preference.
||The breed enjoys challenging games and outdoor romps.
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||These dogs do not have absent premolars or any of the breeding complications associated with the hairless breeds. They do not have the major skin problems commonly seen in hairless dogs. Sometimes they will get a rash on their skin.