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Smooth Fox Terrier

Smooth Fox Terrier
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Overview

The Smooth Fox Terrier is a small to medium-sized breed of dog that belongs to the terrier group. 

Temperament

Smooth Fox Terriers are active, energetic, and intelligent dogs. They are known for their loyalty and devotion to their owners, making them excellent family pets. They have a playful nature and love to be around people. They are also very curious and have a strong prey drive, which can sometimes lead to chasing after small animals. They can be stubborn at times and need consistent training and socialization from a young age.

Lifespan

The average lifespan of a Smooth Fox Terrier is 12-15 years.

Shedding

Smooth Fox Terriers have a short and dense coat that sheds minimally. However, regular grooming is necessary to keep their coat in good condition and prevent matting.

Puppyhood

Smooth Fox Terrier puppies are energetic and require lots of exercise and playtime. They are also very social and thrive on human companionship. Early training and socialization are important to help them grow into well-behaved adult dogs. Potty training can sometimes be a challenge with this breed, so patience and consistency are key.

Breed Information

Popularity:2018: #122
2017: #122
2016: #124
2015: #122
Origin:United Kingdom
Breed Group:Terrier (AKC:1885)(UKC)
Size:Small
Type:Purebred
Life span:12-15 years
Temperament:Active
Affectionate
Alert
Fearless
Intelligent
Playful
Height:Male: 14-16 inches (36-41 cm)
Female: 13-15 inches (33-38 cm)
Weight:Male: 15-20 pounds (7-9 kg)
Female: 13-18 pounds (6-8 kg)
Colors:Black
Black and Tan
Brown
Red
Tricolor
White
Litter Size:3-6 puppies
Puppy Price:Average $700 - $1000 USD

Breed Characteristics

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