Breed Group: Not Akc Recognized
Weight: 5-16 lbs
Height: 7-16 inches
Color(s): Parti-color over underlying skin color; white, black, tan, fawn; bi or tri-color, sable, brindle.
Developed during the 1970s by breeder Edwin Scott, the American Hairless Terrier descended by chance from purebred, coated Rat Terriers. With the awareness of allergy sufferers to this unique breed they become popular in the United States and such countries as England, Finland, and Canada. American Hairless Terrier's are the first Hairless breed to have originated in the United States.