The Brazilian Terrier is one of only two breeds of dog developed in Brazil. It is one of several terriers probably descended from the combining of the Fox Terrier with other small breeds.
(Alternative names: Fox Paulistinha, Terrier Brasileiro)
Brazilian Terrier Appearance
This terrier stands between 14-16 inches at the withers. Its appearance is typical of dogs descended from fox terrier types: the short coat is tri-color (white with markings in two other colors; permissible colors are black, tan, brown and blue). The skull is flat and wedge-shaped, with folded ears. The tail may be docked or natural.
Brazilian Terrier Temperament
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.