Toy Fox Terrier Breed Profile
Among the endearing qualities of the Toy Fox Terrier is that they are robust, spirited, loving, sensitive, intelligent, inquisitive, quick, and pleasant.
This breed of dog is good with children provided the children are well behaved and don't tease the dog.
Lifespan and Weight
The average lifespan of this breed of dog is around 13 to 14 years. However, with the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have been known to live up to 20 years and even longer. The average weight for this breed of dog is around 3 to 6 lbs.
The most common diseases and medical conditions associated with this breed of dog include but are not limited to Legg Calve Perthes and Stifle, and allergies to beet pulp, corn, and wheat.
Housebreaking and Shedding
Housebreaking can be difficult with this breed of dog as they are part of the terrier group. Shedding is average, brush every other day.
Best Owner Compatibility
Not suitable for the apartment or condo environment. Not suitable for the frequent traveler. Best Owner lives in a house and has a yard to play in with lots of love and attention to give.
Where to Buy
The best places to buy this breed of dog are from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.
The average cost for this breed of dog is around $500+ per dog. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.
Not usually aggressive unless abused or neglected.
This breed of dog is prone to obsessive barking which would make it a good watchdog.
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