Brazilian Terrier

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Life expectancy

The Brazilian Terrier has a life expectancy of between 12 and 14 years




Adult size

Female Between 13 and 15 in
Male Between 14 and 16 in

Adult weight

Female Between 18 and 26 lb
Male Between 18 and 26 lb
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More details about the Brazilian Terrier

Brazilian Terrier: Origins and history

Native to Brazil, the Brazilian Terrier is thought to have descended from other small Terrier breeds, namely the Jack Russell, the Fox Terrier and the Miniature Pinscher. Although the exact origins are unknown, many believe the breed was developed as a hunting dog after the Terrier breeds named above were brought to Brazil from Europe.

FCI classification of the Brazilian Terrier

  • Group 3 - Terriers

  • Section 1 : Large and medium sized Terriers

Training a Brazilian Terrier

Like most Terriers, the Brazilian Terrier needs firm and consistent training to become a manageable dog. As always, it’s best to use positive training methods, with plenty of rewards and praise.

Brazilian Terrier: Purchase price

We do not have enough data to set an average price for the purchase of this breed. However, looking after a dog of this size typically costs between £50 to £80 a month, including food, medical/insurance, and incidental expenses.

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