Dog Breeds - Fox Terrier, Smooth

Breed :       Terrier
Weight:       Male: 17-19; Female: 15-17 lbs
Height:        15.5 inches
Color(s):     White should predominate (brindle, red, or liver markings are objectionable)

Fox Terrier Smooth Breed Information:
Smooth Fox Terrier is thought to be the oldest terriers having emerged in England during the 18th century as a fox-hunter and ratter. Even though, it is not very popular as other terrier breeds anymore, it holds immense importance due to the fact that many terriers have descended from it. Today this breed is known for its hunting capabilities and as a show dog.

Fox Terrier, Smooth Health and Diseases:
On average the Smooth Fox Terrier live for 12 to 15 years, but may live for as long as 19 years. The dog diseases that Smooth Fox Terrier suffers from are listed below:
  • Cataracts
  • Deafness
  • Distichiasis
  • Idiopathic Epilepsy
  • Legg-Calve-Perthes disease
  • Lens luxation
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Postnasal drip
  • Shoulder dislocations