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Fox Terrier

Purebred Dog Breed

Description

The breed has a flat, tapering, narrow skull, and ears that fold forward making "V" shaped flaps. The tail is normally docked to 1/4 its length and stands on top of the dog rather than hanging out behind.

Coloring

White coat with brown and black markings.

Temperament

They are enthusiastically playful especially with children. They are affectionate with the family and do not hide their jealousy. Cheerful and brave. They are ready to charge at all times. Scrappy and impulsive.

Origin

The Fox Terrier has origins as far back as the 1800s, but has only been recognized by the AKC since July of 2000. They had made name for themselves in obedience trails, and flyball competitions.

Care Level

Medium

petkey™ Breed Statistics

# Registered Pets 338
Males 180 (53.25 %)
Females 158 (46.75 %)
Microchip Count 273 (80.77 %)
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