The Wire Fox Terrier belongs to the Terriers in the FCI grouping.
The Wire Fox Terrier is classified under the Terrier group in the AKC grouping.
Is the Wire Fox Terrier allowed as a pet in a Singapore HDB flat?
Exterminating rats and mice.
Behaviour and Temperament
Adventuresome, playful, mischievous, friendly, fearless, bold, independent.
Solid, handsome, elegant, energetic, and dynamic. Superlative watchdog but not protective. May dig and bark.
What are some Physical Features of the Wire Fox Terrier?
35.5 to 43cm; 9 to 11.5kg. Show dogs tend to be smaller than pets. Colour is basically white, with black and brown markings.
Coat Type and Recommended Grooming
Wiry, as the name indicates. High maintenance. Some professional care and hand-stripping for show dogs advised. Pets can be clipped. Light shedding.
Life Expectancy of the Wire Fox Terrier
Have a Wire Fox Terrier?
Adaptable to any living environment.
Good with older children. Wary of strangers. Not good with small pets; okay with opposite-sex dogs.
Average; this dog requires firm handling.
Therapy dog, earthdog trials, obedience.