American Hairless Terrier
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American Hairless Terrier – a former piper, the current pet
American Hairless Terrier – breed relatively young, but already had time to get worldwide recognition. pets ancestors were dog-rat-catchers, but in 2004 the breed is completely separated from the others. In addition to pretty appearance and friendly nature, dogs have a huge advantage – they do not have fur, and are ideal for families with allergies.
To the origins of the breed
The history of modern naked terrier is closely intertwined with the pedigree of rat-catchers and Rat Terriers. Breed American Hairless Terrier was bred in the British Isles, and first used in farming to combat nedokuchlivymi foxes and rats. For many centuries the breed bred as assistants, regardless of the appearance of pets.
Naked Terrier emigrated to America with British families who took the dogs with him on the ship. On the new land animals enjoy enviable popularity and are almost the only breed that is able to repel rodents. However, in 1930, during the Industrial Revolution, many farmers left their land, which led to a sharp reduction in the number of terriers.
Modern representatives of the breed appeared in the course of a genetic mutation in 1972, when the puppies without hair were found in litter Rat terrier. Kids copy parents were full except for one detail – the lack of hair. The hosts unusual puppy gave his friends, who came to the delight of a developed intellect and character of good-natured dog.
Scott Family, sheltered the first naked terrier, decided to breed these puppies. They spent a lot of consultation with dog experts and geneticists that advised to spend the bare stud terrier with his father. The theory proved to be correct and in a litter of three “normal” puppy and a few were found nude.
Family Scott tried to repeat the experiment several times, success of which it was only the last. special nursery has been established to the naked puppies, thanks to which the breed was able to develop and distribute. In the mid 80-ies of the breed has gained wide popularity in America, mainly in those families who are allergic to animal hair.
The breed was recognized by the Rare Breed in 1990. In 1999, the naked terriers began circulating in Canada in the early 2000s about the species found throughout the world.
The same, but so different
Number of naked Terriers always been minimal, resulting in unusual dogs had to cross with the Rat Terriers. As a result, it came to light a few varieties – miniature and medium size.
Also between the species has a genetic difference in the first case is transmitted dominant gene mutation. In other words, the litter can be only one naked puppy. If the unborn are formed several naked nuclei, they are automatically killed. In the second case, the gene is recessive, so in the case of mating two naked offspring of parents obtained without wool.
Features species breed American Hairless Terrier:
The first type – the puppies are born in a short coat, which disappears by the age of 5 weeks. Vegetation is only whiskers and eyebrows. There are dogs with a light fuzz on his body. The skin is very soft pet may allocate sweat during physical activity and in stressful situations;
The second type – the puppies are small woolen cover, which persists at the time of growing the breed. These terriers must be white or sable color.
Requirements for the appearance of the breed American Hairless Terrier
Dogs of this breed characterized by well-developed musculature, powerful shoulders and a long neck. Average growth of the breed American Hairless Terrier is 42 cm, the average weight – up to 5 kg. It has almost ideal proportion of body length to height. International Standard:
head – is proportional to the size in relation to the body, pronounced transition from forehead to muzzle. The shape of the skull resembles a blunt wedge. The muzzle is broad and rather convex;
jaw – developed buccal musculature;
lip – fit snugly to the ground, dry, consistent pigmentation of the nose;
teeth – uniformly distributed at trade shows need to bite in the form of scissors, it is accepted and direct form;
nose – is a black or brown color;
Eyes – planted obliquely at a considerable distance from each other, the average size of eyeballs have a convex shape. Eyelids pigmented combined with the color of the nose;
ears – have V-shaped edges are located on the skull. Traditionally, the breed has erect ears, but there are also representatives from hanging on the cartilage of the ears. This irregular shape of the ears is not the cause of disqualification in the competition, if the pet has not reached the age of maturity (1 year);
Neck – long, flat, fairly muscular, slightly arched. There is a smooth transition from the neck to the back;
forelimbs – shoulders with muscles developed equally. The blades are reduced back at an angle, the forearm are connected at right angles, pressed elbows close to the body;
hind limbs – are of equal length legs and hips, corners hind legs are proportional to the corners of the front;
body – sturdy and level topline, loin has a short length, with convex and muscular enough. The ribs are well expressed, form a deep chest;
feet – have an oval shape, the average somewhat more other fingers, pads may be separated from each other;
tail – has a thick base, loaned to an end. At rest, the tail pet is below the level of the back, in the excited – takes the form of saber;
color – for a completely hairless dogs allowed any skin palette. Typically, these pets are solid color and some contrasting spots. Terriers with a gun have to be monochrome white. For exhibitions are not suitable streaked animals;
speaker – a hallmark of the breed is the ease of which is accompanied by the agility and strength. Movement of the animals have a good amplitude of course, is natural and smooth.
Hairless Terrier – how the character has?
Character pet fully displays the word “companion”. Dogs differ developed intellect, natural curiosity, vigor and activity. At the same Terriers perfectly trainable, eager to please his master and deserve praise. Pets are characterized by high sociability and openness. From terrier can raise is that a pet that needs a particular family.
Hairless Terrier is one of the hunting dogs than are caused by the respective animal instincts. Dogs are quite fearless, will faithfully defend his home and owners. However, they will not show aggression in vain, react only in really dangerous situations.
Today the use of naked Terriers are not recommended for hunting. Since dogs are completely unprotected skin from external factors. Terriers are fairly active pets and become the perfect companion for walking and jogging.
American Hairless Terrier recognizes only one owner, but it will serve faithfully for the whole family. Particular weakness livestock feed children. They can occupy kids for hours. Pets love to play with their families, loneliness hard to bear, but not harbor anger at the long gone from the owner.
Sociable and friendly terrier developed so that they get along even with the cat. The adult can easily adopt a cat in the family, even if you did not grow up together.
Hairless Terrier – the dog is incredibly loyal. She wants to show it as often as possible, so can sometimes annoy annoying attention. If you leave the animals themselves for a long time, they may bark loudly.
The ideal location of the active rock content is a country house. Adopt a pet and can be in the apartment, however, note that the frequent and long walks will be an essential part of caring for a terrier.
A distinctive feature of the terrier is loyalty and kindness towards strangers. The dog will show friendliness, if the owner is in a quiescent state and happy to see visitors.
American Hairless Terrier – a relatively young breed, so impressive data on the genetic or viral diseases that can threaten a dog, no. It is known that mutation pet is safe, it does not cause anomalies and defects in development. In addition, the Terriers are also long-lived, the average lifespan of 15 years.
The weakness of the animals is their unprotected skin, which can suffer from sun and frost. In the summer, you need to cover a pet barrier cream before taking a stroll. In winter it is recommended to buy warm clothes.
In addition, the following diseases can threaten naked pets:
Leather – the representatives of the breed does not need grooming, occasionally enough to wipe their skin. Particular attention should be paid to shampoos and cosmetics for dogs. It must be made on a natural basis, or may cause irritation and allergic reactions. Bathe your pet should be several times a week. Please note that the pet may sweat during physical activity or in a stressful situation, so it must be cleaned not only planning, but also as necessary;
teeth – animals have a strong jaw and teeth, but they can often become inflamed gums. In the case of such diseases nutrition excluded, but in case of inflammatory symptoms should immediately contact your veterinarian;
ears and eyes – should be cleaned with a cotton swab every few weeks. The eyes may water dogs, especially puppies. Therefore, we can process the participation of up to 1 times per week;
food – Terriers owners should follow the diet for ornamental dogs. Recommended food is boiled chicken and lamb. Love terriers and dairy products, but their number should be careful, otherwise the pet may be indigestion. Giving boiled eggs terrier should be no more than 2 times per week. Eat pets can and dry foods, but in this case it is necessary to take care of vitamin supplements;
claws – wherever they lived Terrier (holiday house or apartment), pet claws worn down and can not completely interfere with the dog during walking, so it is advisable to trim them with special scissors every 3-4 months;
education – Hairless Terrier is a near-perfect first dog. He is willing to please the owner and obediently perform tricks. However, to achieve the purpose necessary incentive methods, rudeness and shouting may frighten your pet. The ideal dog training method is a form of play.
Hairless Terrier – they say the owners?
The dog is the best friend of the family in a mass allergy prevalence. Reviews terrier owners confirm his good-natured character and interpersonal skills. Many families noted that the animal gets along very well with children and can occupy them for hours. No wonder terrier is often called a home nurse.
Pets are very insightful. They are the words of a person can determine the mood of the owner, responsive care for households, if they are ill. Terrier can sit for hours at the master’s feet, not bothering him.
Many owners said that the complexity of the maintenance and care of a dog is very exaggerated. Lack of coat makes terrier vulnerable. In addition, a favorite is very accurate, even during walks he tries to “get” the dirt side. In the house, he does not cause trouble, following the well-established rules of behavior.
American Hairless Terrier – is virtually the only species which can afford family with allergic reactions. Pet does not yield a woolen relatives in charm.