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Brazilian Terrier

Brazilian Terrier Facts

Common NameBrazilian Terrier
Average Size41cm (16in)
Average Weight9kg (20lbs)
Average Lifespan14 years
ColourBlack, Brown, Tan, White
Average Litter Size10
TemperamentIntelligent, playful and energetic
TrainingShould be trained from an early age due to their hyperactive nature

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Brazilian Terrier

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.