Wire Fox Terrier

Ease of Training
Shedding
Watchdog
Guard Dog
Popularity
Size

History

  • He originated in the British Isles
  • He was used to destroy vermin on farms and to dig foxes out of their dens

Personality and Behavior

  • He's friendly and playful
  • He's always active
  • He's affectionate with his family
  • He loves to dig so keep him away from the rose garden

Training

  • He's fairly easy to train. He learns commands at an average rate.

Shedding

  • He sheds virtually no hair. You'll be hard-pressed to find a hair in your home! (Good for clean-freaks.)

Grooming / Maintenance

  • Option 1: Clip his coat short every few months and then it only needs to be brushed occasionally.
  • Option 2: Strip his medium-length coat (pluck out the dead hairs) every 6 months and brush it occasionally.

Other varieties

  • Smooth Fox Terrier

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