Dog Breeds - Fox Terrier, Wire

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 (Wire) Breed Information:
The Wire Fox Terrier is a fox terrier breed which resembles the Smooth Fox Terriers. But even then they are believed to have developed independently. They have been used for hunting foxes and ratting in olden days. This breed performs extremely well in various activities like hunting, guarding, tracking and performing tricks.

Fox Terrier (Wire) Health and Diseases:
The Fox Terrier Wire breed lives for 15 years or more and is prone to the following health related problem and dog diseases:
  • Epilepsy
  • Post nasal drip
  • Lens luxation
  • Distichiasis
  • Cataracts
  • Legg-Perthes disease
  • Shoulder dislocation.