Fox Terrier – Toy
This breed was developed in the United States in the 1930's by crossing the Smooth Fox Terrier with various smaller breeds. The goal in doing this was to bring down the size and make this more of a family breed.
The Toy Fox Terrier was first registered with the AKC in 2003 and grouped as Toy.
- Country of Origin: United States
- Weight: 3 - 7 lbs
- Height: 8 - 11 inches
- Color: This breed colors are Tri-color, White/Chocolate & Tan, White & Tan and White & Black.
The Toy Fox Terrier is an intelligent breed who is alert and friendly. They learn new tasks quickly, are eager to please, and are not easily intimidated. This breed loves to play and is very entertaining.
The average life span is between 12 – 14 years. The Toy Fox Terrier breed is very healthy and have very few health concerns. Here are a couple:
• Patellar Luxation
• Skin Allergies
The coat is shiny, satiny, fine in texture and smooth to the touch. It is slightly longer in the ruff, uniformly covering the body.
The Toy Fox Terrier needs little attention to it's coat. A bath when necessary and an occasional brushing to get rid of dead hairs will do the job.