Dog Breed profiles

Fox Terrier (Wire) Breed Profile

Fox Terrier (Wire) Fact file

KC Group: Terrier
Size: Medium
Good with children?: Yes
Exercise requirement: Moderate
Good guard dogs?: Would bark
Moulting level: Low
Grooming: Moderate
Jogging partner: Yes

A classic terrier, bred as its name suggests, to terrorise foxes by bolting down their holes and flushing them out so that the huntsmen could see their prey.

Fox Terrier (Wire) Character

A keen breed that should be alert and lively in character. Fox Terriers are intelligent and stubborn, classic terrier character traits.

Fox Terrier (Wire) Size

About 39cm in height and weighing around 8kg. Bitches should be slightly smaller than dogs.

Fox Terrier (Wire) Health

A hardy breed free from any major congenital disorders.

Fox Terrier (Wire) Special Care

Must be careful when walking off the lead, as they will chase small animals they see as prey. They also require firm early socialization to help develop a well-balanced character

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