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German Hunting Terrier


German Hunting Terrier profile

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Lifespan: 13-15 Years

Avg height33-40cm

Avg weight: 8-10kg

Coat type: Rough, wiry coat.

Coat coloursBlack and tan.

Originally bred for: Hunt prey living underground- fox, weasel, badger, rabbit.

Breed traits: Reliable, active, sociable, intelligent, brave.

A little about the German Hunting Terrier

The German Hunting Terrier is a hardy, highly active terrier who will tirelessly chase quarry. Intelligent and alert, they can make good watchdogs, but their strong prey drive can make them inclined to pursue smaller pets. 



The German Hunting Terrier may be predisposed to Primary Lens Luxation. 

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.