Weight: 10 - 30 lbs.
Height: 10" - 22"
Life Span: 15 - 18 years
Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.
Origin: United States
Also Known As: Mountain Feist, Treeing Feist
No special exercise requirements.
No special grooming requirements.
This breed is high-spirited and lovable. The Feist is not bred for show status, so there are no breed standards. Therefore, this breed tends to be highly inconsistent.
Compatibility with Kids
Gets along witih older children
This is a small dog developed in the South for hunting. There is no consistency in breeding, but is likely a descendant of the Rat Terrier.
Only the Treeing Feist has been recognized by the AKC.
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