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Brazilian Terrier

History

The Brazilian Terrier originated in Brazil in the 19th century. The breed was developed by crossing several terrier breeds, including the Fox Terrier, the Jack Russell Terrier and the Chihuahua. The breed was originally bred to hunt rats and other vermin. Today, the Brazilian Terrier is mainly kept as a pet and companion dog.

Character

The Brazilian Terrier is a lively, curious and intelligent dog. They are loyal to their owner and known for their friendly and playful nature. This breed is very active and needs a lot of exercise to stay healthy and happy. They also need plenty of mental stimulation as they get bored easily. It is important to remember that the Brazilian Terrier is a terrier and naturally likes to hunt and dig.

Health

In general, the Brazilian Terrier is a healthy breed. However, as with all breeds, there are some health issues they can be prone to. These include allergies, hip dysplasia, and eye problems. It is important to visit a vet regularly and to monitor the health of your Brazilian Terrier.

Care

The Brazilian Terrier has a short, smooth coat that requires little grooming. A weekly brushing is sufficient to remove loose hair and keep the coat healthy. It's also important to keep your Brazilian Terrier's ears clean to prevent infections. Because this breed is active, make sure they get plenty of exercise. A daily walk and playing in the yard or park will drain their energy.

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