Country of Origin: Germany
  • Activity Level: high
  • Grooming Level: low
  • Trainability: moderate
  • Adaptability: moderate
  • Kid/Pet Friendly: often
  • Average Size: Small
  • Average Lifespan: 10-12 years
  • Prey Drive: high
  • Watchdog: very alert
  • Registered?: aca, other
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German Hunt Terrier Breed Profile







Activity Level

Height 14-16 inches, weight 20-22 lbs

German Hunt Terrier coats can either be coarse or smooth, but they are thick and ample.

These dogs are highly intelligent, very people friendly, and full of energy.

The German Hunt Terrier may be aggressive with other dogs, but can be socialized and trained to be okay with other pets. They are very friendly around people

Coat can be kept in good condition by brushing occasionally.

The German Hunt Terrier will respond well to basic training. They are highly intelligent and can learn new tricks and skills very quickly.

This dog needs plenty of exercise. Owners should be aware that this breed requires daily exercise or outdoor activities.