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Brazilian Terrier

These charming little Brazilians are first and foremost valuable companions, tasked with catching vermin and other jobs around large Brazilian farms.

About the Brazilian Terrier

Restless, lively, active and alert, these little terriers are friendly animals that get along well with their friends.

They are one of two internationally recognized Brazilian breeds, along with Filas. In terms of character, some of them are similar to Jack Russells.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Country
Brazil
Group
FCI Group 3
Size category
Small
Avg life expectancy
12–14 years

Key facts

  • Training should start early
  • Makes a great family dog
  • Needs a lot of exercise

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