Brazilian Terrier Facts
|Common Name||Brazilian Terrier|
|Average Size||41cm (16in)|
|Average Weight||9kg (20lbs)|
|Average Lifespan||14 years|
|Colour||Black, Brown, Tan, White|
|Average Litter Size||10|
|Temperament||Intelligent, playful and energetic|
|Training||Should be trained from an early age due to their hyperactive nature|
Brazilian Terrier Location
Map of South America
The Brazilian Terrier, commonly called Fox Paulistinha, is a breed of dog developed in Brazil. It is one of several terriers probably descended from the combining of the Fox Terrier with other small breeds.
The appearance of the Brazilian Terrier is typical of dogs descended from fox terrier types. The short coat is tri-colour. The skull is flat and wedge-shaped, with folded ears. The tail may be docked or natural.
Brazilian Terriers are alert, intelligent and playful with stronger than average hunting instincts. They should not be left alone with small animals. They must be kept active and occupied, becoming destructive or restless if bored.