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Brazilian Terrier

Size: Small

Weight: 15 - 20 lbs.

Height: 14" - 16" "

Life Span: 12 - 14 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: Brazil

Also Known As: Brazilian Tracker

Group: Terrier

Category: Companion Dog, Tracking

Exercise Needs

The Brazilian Terrier will need daily brisk exercise and room to roam. This dog is not recommended for apartment living.

Grooming Needs

No special grooming requirements.


The Brazilian Terrier is intelligent, energetic, playful and tenacious.

Compatibility with Kids

Generally quite good with children.


Brought from Europe in the 1800s, this breed is likely a descendant of Jack Russell Terriers