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Foxterir.jpg (8820 bytes) The Fox Terrier is a bold and energetic Terrier. They are enthusiastically playful especially with children, but have been known to bite. They are affectionate with the family and do not hide their jealously.  Cheerful and brave.   They are ready to charge at all times.
Breed: Fox Terrier
Country of Origin: 18th century England
AKC Group: Terrier
Function: Bolter of Fox and Rattlers
Life Span: 12-15 years
Appearance: Strong, athletic
Color: White with black or tan patches
Coat Type: Smooth, shedding
Grooming: Periodic clipping
Height: 14-16 inches
Weight: 15-20 pounds
Activity Level: High
Watch Dog: Very high
Protection: No
Intelligence: Medium
Trainability: Low
Good With Children: O.K.
Good With Pets: No
Good With Strangers: No
Character: Suspicious
Home Environment: Apartment O.K. if exercised daily
Best Owner: Confident, active
Potential Problems:  
Behavior: Dominance, barking, destructive, barking
Physical: Occasional deafness
Recommendations: No small children and needs daily exercise