Fox Terrier Breed Profile


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.


White coat with brown and black markings.


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.


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.

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