Lifespan – Toy fox terriers, like most smaller breeds, have a long lifespan.
Activity Level – Moderate to Very. They are little balls of energy. They are a large energy bundle in a small package. They are happy little spritely dogs that are fun to watch.
Potential Height – 8 to 11 Inches Tall to the Shoulder.
Potential Weight – 3.5 to 7 Pounds. They are one of the lightest dog breeds known.
Barking – Moderate. They have a keen sense of hearing so they will bark at any noise they hear and approach each noise or person with a bark of caution.
Shedding – No. They do not shed. However, something must be done to remove the dead hair from their hard coat.
Family Friendly – Yes. They are very family friendly. They are a very loyal, loving and devoted family dog that loves to entertain. However, they may not be suitable for all families, particularly those will small children. Toy Fox Terriers have small legs that are easily broken if they are not handled with care.
Pet Friendly – Somewhat. They do not understand that they are small dogs. They are not easily intimidated by other animals so they can provoke other animals. They are very head strong and do not back down easily.
Breed Origins – Toy Fox Terriers were first bred in the early 1900’s. They are a blend between the Chihuahua, Miniature Pinscher, and Toy Manchester Terrier.
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