American Hairless Terrier

Temperament: An alert, loyal and snuggly little dog who is also aware of strangers and retains a terrier toughness.

Height: 12-16 inches

Weight: 12-16 lbs

Life Span: 14-16 years

Breed Average Outlier Index: 0.34

Breed Average Genetic Relatedness: 0.03

Breed Average Internal Relatedness: 0.00

Last 10 Recently Added Public Dogs!

No.NameGenderOutlier IndexAverage Genetic RelatednessInternal Relatedness
1 Poise Step'N Out Groovy Finale con Fuego M0.250.050.08
2 Wilsong All I See Is You F0.290.080.03
3 Sundial Keltic Under the Sea F0.63-0.15-0.12
4 Poise & Stepn Out Gettin Jiggy Wit It F0.410.04-0.03
5 Willsong Bellridge Init To Winit F0.320.02-0.07
6 KVK's Ryyki Tykki Taz F0.42-0.02-0.08
7 Liberty Gimme Naked Kisses in Toto F0.270.00-0.01
8 Fuzzywasnt Gimme Back My Wig F0.49-0.04-0.09
9 Lace The Naked Kisser of Toto M0.43-0.01-0.05
10UWP UKC CH Wilsong Bellridge I'm Hooked On You F0.35-0.020.14

Hairlessness was a well known recessive trait in farm dog ratters in England and were brought to the US in the late 1800s. A century later, a hairless puppy was born in the 1970s to pair of typical Rat Terriers, and she was the basis for the American Hairless Terrier. Rat Terriers were used to outcross for a deeper gene pool. The breed is gained full AKC recognition in 2016.

A healthy breed, typical issues for small dogs should be considered, such as luxating patellas and Legg-Calve-Perthes disease. Hairless dogs can sunburn and can struggle in cold weather but they are hypoallergenic.

The follow includes dogs with birthdates listed in the database.

DLA Haplotypes in the Breed

The Dog Leukocyte Antigen or DLA is the region in the canine genome that controls the immune system, among other things. There are three classes or areas, and the VGL Canine Diversity Test genotypes or records the two regions with the most variation. Because it is an area that mutates more rapidly than others, the method VGL uses is ideal for identifying specific combinations of DNA, and not merely showing whether a dog inherited two of the same sets of genetics from its parents or two different ones.

"Haplotype" is a generic name for a set of genes that are bound together and inherited as a set. The DLA Class I and Class II haplotypes are very tightly bound and represent about 2 million base pairs of DNA - a sizeable chunk. These two haplotypes together make an extended haplotype that is nearly always passed from parent to puppies as a pair. We therefore have two tables below showing both the combinations of DLA found in this breed and how often they appear, and also how often they appear individually.

Remember that frequency percentages do not show how many dogs carry them, but rather how many of these haplotypes exist in the breed as a whole. Every dog has two sets of DLA haplotypes, one inherited from dam, and one inherited from sire. These almost never recombine in new generations.

DLA Class I/Class II Combinations :

Class I HaplotypeClass II HaplotypeFrequency in the Breed
1008200331.82%
1062202118.18%
1128207910.91%
109320327.27%
125520407.27%
101120966.36%
104020223.64%
105220672.73%
101220031.82%
106820011.82%
109220371.82%
100820530.91%
104020280.91%
106220180.91%
110920120.91%
128320330.91%
128720030.91%
128920210.91%


DLA Frequencies :

ClassHaplotypeFrequency in the Breed
Class I100832.73%
Class I10116.36%
Class I10121.82%
Class I10404.55%
Class I10522.73%
Class I106219.09%
Class I10681.82%
Class I10921.82%
Class I10937.27%
Class I11090.91%
Class I112810.91%
Class I12557.27%
Class I12830.91%
Class I12870.91%
Class I12890.91%
Class II20011.82%
Class II200334.55%
Class II20120.91%
Class II20180.91%
Class II202119.09%
Class II20223.64%
Class II20280.91%
Class II20327.27%
Class II20330.91%
Class II20371.82%
Class II20407.27%
Class II20530.91%
Class II20672.73%
Class II207910.91%
Class II20966.36%


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List of Public Dogs

No.NameGenderOutlier IndexAverage Genetic RelatednessInternal Relatedness
1 Wilsong Bellridge I'm Hooked On YouF0.35-0.020.14
2After All's Bare Nekked LadyF0.250.070.01
3Angelcreek Poise Disco DuckM0.52-0.160.12
4Bellridge’s Whole Lotta LoveM0.60-0.14-0.12
5Elcy Super-Cali-Fragalistic At PoiseM0.34-0.030.01
6Floridays Song of the SeaF0.230.070.18
7Fuzzywasnt Gimme Back My WigF0.49-0.04-0.09
8Inspired A Little Something ExtraF0.300.04-0.14
9Inspired Blizzard of OzM0.310.05-0.01
10Inspired Floral Man FerdinandM0.290.09-0.14
11Inspired I DeClara I'm Hair-AF0.31-0.020.19
12Inspired Kiss My DerriereF0.270.02-0.03
13Inspired Netflix Now StreakingM0.180.110.09
14Inspired The Ole Razzle DazzleM0.300.10-0.11
15KVK Black IceM0.350.020.06
16KVK's Papa Was A Roll 'N StoneM0.34-0.100.00
17KVK's Ryyki Tykki TazF0.42-0.02-0.08
18Lace The Naked Kisser of TotoM0.43-0.01-0.05
19Lace’s Goddess of No Hair-A@K&LF0.310.03-0.15
20Liberty Gimme Naked Kisses in TotoF0.270.00-0.01
21Moreno Back 2 the FutureM0.290.04-0.14
22Poise & Step'N Out Sheza Brick HouseF0.530.03-0.12
23Poise & Stepn Out Gettin Jiggy Wit ItF0.410.04-0.03
24Poise Bellridge Chili RellenosM0.300.050.02
25Poise Bellridge Fool Me OnceF0.310.19-0.11
26Poise Bellridge Paprika Chili PepperF0.280.100.02
27Poise If You Want It, Take It!M0.230.070.03
28Poise Kickstart My Heart At HuntleighF0.290.12-0.05
29Poise Settin The World On FireM0.180.250.02
30Poise Step'N Out Fire Dancin QueenF0.220.12-0.05
31Poise Step'N Out Groovy Finale con FuegoM0.250.050.08
32Poise Step'N Out Groovy Insta-gatorM0.170.180.02
33Poise Step'N Out I'm Always NakedF0.340.020.09
34Poise Step'N Out Play That Funky MusicM0.390.100.06
35Poise Step'N Out White Queen Of The HellionsF0.220.12-0.04
36Poise Sundial Undress Me EverywhereF0.250.10-0.01
37Poise Sundial You Can't Touch ThatM0.31-0.080.00
38Poise Surfin' The Flame At AngelcreekF0.340.15-0.17
39Poise Thank You NextM0.23-0.050.09
40Poise Wild Thing By StriderF0.290.21-0.10
41Rensai Friends in Low PlacesF0.230.090.42
42Rensai Inspired Feel My ImpactM0.230.16-0.04
43Rensai Picture PerfectF0.180.080.04
44Strider's Bellatrix Wildwind Finley of Cedar HillsF0.210.070.12
45Sundial Echo of ParadoxF0.59-0.190.09
46Sundial Keltic Under the SeaF0.63-0.15-0.12
47Sundial Shop Naked at InspiredF0.42-0.09-0.08
48Sundial Working on a MysteryM0.47-0.12-0.02
49Upton Sundial Ghost RyderF0.57-0.090.06
50VHK's Double Vision HairyM0.320.04-0.06
51Willsong Bellridge Init To WinitF0.320.02-0.07
52Wilsong All I See Is YouF0.290.080.03
53Wilsong Bellridge Favored By VegasF0.50-0.120.07
54Wilsong Bellridge Hot N TotF0.260.040.20
55WMK’s Wytch Me LuckM0.87-0.17-0.12

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