Miniature Fox Terrier

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Miniature Fox Terrier

Overview

It is commonly believed that the breed was originated by crossing different smaller dog including Fox terriers, toy Manchester terriers, English Toy Terriers and Whippet. The purpose of its development was to have dog that is capable of hunting of little pets with a great pace of speed and endurance in a smaller package. Though the origination of the Breed is English Region but it was developed in Australia. In Late 19th century the breed was recognized as a small dog that is capable to hunt rabbits, rats and snakes in Australia. Smaller in size, lightweight, the Miniature Fox Terrier relates to working terriers and used to hunt the vermin also like other fox terriers. In Australia it is also called as the Mini Foxie. The first cousin of the Toy Fox Terrier, Miniature Fox Terrier is with sweet face, agile nature and diminutive hunting traits. It also comes with the fearless courage, gutsiness, energy and strength of Fox Terriers with a smaller dimension. It is a great spirited, warm and cunning and extremely handy pest control pet at homes that may eradicate the existence of rats and mice from the houses. Mini Foxie is fun-loving, tireless, spunky and humorous comrade of the family and the kids too. It is eager to please and easy to train. While on training it would like to pick up even very complex commands and obey them as wished by master. It would like to have sole attention and love. It will notice the unusual happening around the home at very first. It can enthusiastically observe their surroundings and environment and inquest and protect family extremely from any upcoming threat. It is not a habitual barkers but they know how to create an attention of the owner by barking when sense a threat. The Miniature Fox Terrier’s dignified head is distinguishing, with upright ears that can set directly up or fold just at the tips. Another unique facet is its eloquent, oval-shaped feet. The breed standard permits tail either docked or not. Natural short tail is also known to take place. Breed standard only permitted three colors including white and black, white and tan and tri-colored (tan, white and black). Height of Miniature fox terrier is 09 to 12 inches weight is 15 to 20 pounds and females’ weight is 08 to 12 pounds. Miniature Fox Terrier’s life expectancy is 10 to 14 years.

Miniature Fox Terrier History

It is commonly believed that the breed was originated by crossing different smaller dog including Fox terriers, toy Manchester terriers, English Toy Terriers and Whippet. The purpose of its development was to have dog that is capable of hunting of little pets with a great pace of speed and endurance in a smaller package. Though the origination of the Breed is English Region but it was developed in Australia. In Late 19th century the breed was recognized as a small dog that is capable to hunt rabbits, rats and snakes in Australia..

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Miniature Fox Terrier Life Expectancy

Miniature Fox Terrier’s life expectancy is 10 to 14 years.

Miniature Fox Terrier Appearance

The Miniature Fox Terrier’s dignified head is distinguishing, with upright ears that can set directly up or fold just at the tips. Another unique facet is its eloquent, oval-shaped feet. The breed standard permits tail either docked or not. Natural short tail is also known to take place. Breed standard only permitted three colors including white and black, white and tan and tri-colored (tan, white and black).

Miniature Fox Terrier Weight and Height

Height of Miniature fox terrier is 09 to 12 inches weight is 15 to 20 pounds and females’ weight is 08 to 12 pounds.

Miniature Fox Terrier Temperament

Miniature Fox is a lovely, loyal, bold, active, flexible with curious nature and dual character. Very cautious and can alert the owner of danger. It stays as lapdog at home but at once changes its mode and become a great watchdog on sensing a threat. It I not only watchdog but also a unique vermin hunter. It can get along with those children that know the difference between the plush toy and mini dogs. Usually it can co-exist with other pets at home. But it must be kept in mind it is also a terrier and endowed with terriers abilities to chase and to hunts, sometimes it cannot discriminate between rodent, reptile pets and vermin. So it should not be left alone with such kind of animals in uncertain conditions. It must be socialized as early as possible. If it has not enough socialization and introduction training it can be destructive. It must be exercised because when it left unexercised it got boring and a boring terrier may tend to be a dangerous dog for not only pets at home also for humans. Daily long walk is mandatory. Generally it is playful, friendly with high trainability. Some talents of the breed are including hunting, watchdog and companionship.

It is a great spirited, warm and cunning and extremely handy pest control pet at homes that may eradicate the existence of rats and mice from the houses. Mini Foxie is fun-loving, tireless, spunky and humorous comrade of the family and the kids too. It is eager to please and easy to train. While on training it would like to pick up even very complex commands and obey them as wished by master. It would like to have sole attention and love. It will notice the unusual happening around the home at very first. It can enthusiastically observe their surroundings and environment and inquest and protect family extremely from any upcoming threat. It is not a habitual barkers but they know how to create an attention of the owner by barking when sense a threat.

Miniature Fox Terrier with children and other pets

It is good with considerate children and pets if raised together. Being a terrier it may chase or injure smaller animals at home. It must be introduce and socialize with them during early ages.

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Miniature Fox Terrier Care and Grooming

Miniature Fox Terriers have only some genetic health issues.

Miniature Fox Terrier Training

Training is the responsibility of the owner and its play a very vital role in dog’s life. A good training makes a wonderful dog as you wish to have. It will need to train positively with firmness at early ages to make sure correct socialization and introduction. With steady and calm social guidance it will bring to the way how to get along with new people and other pets at home.

Miniature Fox Terrier Exercise

Flexible Miniature Fox Terriers may adopt any style of life either in city or in village. It may adjust easily in apartment living if have some moderate amount of exercise. A daily long walk is necessary to keep it fit and healthy. It can get pleasure from play in yard with toys. It needs only a moderate amount of exercise on daily basis for their fitness.

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Miniature Fox Terrier Recognition

It is Recognized by UKC, MFCA, DRA and ACA.

Miniature Fox Terrier Group

UKC Companion.

Miniature Fox Terrier Litter Size

Litter size of the breed is not known yet, but occasionally it is seen 2 to 4 puppies per litter.

Miniature Fox Terrier Good Names

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