Short Haired Dogs

Short Haired Dogs



Dogs with hair might be familiar, but in this article, you will meet some short-haired dog breeds. These dogs are lower-maintenance, which considers a perfect option for people who are looking for their leisure. In general, all dogs require some upkeep, however, dogs with short hair need less grooming than other breeds with long hair. But that doesn’t mean that short-haired dogs don’t shed, however, to remove loose hair and minimize shedding, you have to brush short-haired dogs’ coats one or two times every week. Here are some short-haired dogs combined with some useful information about every breed:



1. Bull Terrier

Bull Terrier
Bull Terrier

This dog has a horse-like, long face and a flat, short coat. With its unique look, the bull terrier is very clear. Its glossy coat has a harsh feel. Owners of this dog use a hound glove, a curry, soft bristle to remove loose hair every week. These dogs are friendly with good kids. This short-haired dog needs some games in the yard as well as long walks, though they are athletic and muscular.



GROUP: Terrier

WEIGHT: 22.6-32 kg

HEIGHT: 53.5-56 cm at the shoulder

LIFESPAN: 12-13 years

COLOR AND COAT: Short hair that comes in almost any color such as brindle, blue, black, fawn, red, or white (or a combination of these).



2. Miniature Pinscher

Miniature Pinscher
Miniature Pinscher

The miniature pinscher is a scaled-down type of the Doberman Pinscher, its cousin. This dog has a smooth coat. As an owner, you have to brush that coat that lies close to its body with a soft bristle brush one time every week to bring out its glossiness. These canines are known for their proud, self-assuredness, brave animation spirit according to a member of the American Kennel Club’s Toy Group. These min pins lift their feet high while trotting. These friendly dogs have small size and they are perfect for families with older, good children who can take care of them carefully.




WEIGHT: 3.6-4.5 kg

HEIGHT: 25.5-32 cm at the shoulder

LIFESPAN: 12-16 years

COAT AND COLOR: Smooth coat comes in many colors such as chocolate with rust markings, black with rust markings, stag red, and solid red.




3. German Shorthaired Pointer

German Shorthaired Pointer
German Shorthaired Pointer

This canine was first bred to retrieve and point waterfowl. This versatile gundog has a breeze coat that needs weekly brushing with an occasional bath. The German shorthaired pointer is a great companion and family dog if it expands its high energy. As an owner, you have to provide this dog with abundant outlets for mental stimulation and exercise, which can make this canine less destructive and anxious at home.



GROUP: Sporting

WEIGHT: 20.5-32 kg

HEIGHT: 53.5-63.5 cm at the shoulder

LIFESPAN: 12-14 years

COLOR AND COAT: Short, thin coat that comes in a few colors such as white, and liver or solid liver.



4. Doberman Pinscher

Doberman Pinscher
Doberman Pinscher

This dog breed, which is one of the short-haired dogs, is one of the smartest dog breeds as it is speedy, enduring, and strong. Furthermore, they can be a great war dog or Downpolice dog after getting the training it needs. These features make it among the smartest dogs.



GROUP: Working

WEIGHT: 29.5-45 kg

HEIGHT: 61-71 cm at the shoulder

LIFESPAN: 10-12 years

COLOR AND COAT: Short, smooth coat that comes in many colors such as blue, red, black, or fawn with tan (rust) markings



5. Basenji


If you have non-severe dog allergies, then this dog is for you. Basenjis’ origins came back from central Africa as a hunting dog. This very intelligent breed is athletic, as well as they are very curious. Basenjis do not shed at all.



GROUP: Hound

WEIGHT: 9-11.5 kg

HEIGHT: 40.5-43 cm

LIFESPAN: 13-14 years

COLOR AND COAT: White tail tip, chest, and feet, and smooth, short coat that comes in brindle, black, chestnut red, or black and red color.



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