Fox Terrier Rescue Information: Fox Terriers have been around for centuries and have been bred to produce a number of different types of dogs. Today, Fox Terrier generally refers to either a Smooth or Wire-haired variety, which are virtually identical with the exception of their coats. Fox Terriers are playful, affectionate, scrappy little dogs. Fox Terriers get along well with children and can typically be socialized to interact well with other dogs, although they have been known to pick fights with much larger canines. Fox Terriers may hunt non-canine pets, especially birds. This breed needs plenty of exercise and should be kept on a leash or in a fenced yard because of its tendency to chase and explore. Fox Terriers can live in an apartment if they get enough exercise.
Fox Terrier Trivia: The Fox Terrier is nicknamed the Foxy. Fox Terriers have been used in hunts for centuries. Fox Terriers are excellent ratters. Fox Terriers harass foxes that have gone into their holes until they come out. Fox Terriers are good at performing tricks.