These devil-may-care dogs always live in the moment.

Vital Stats

Height: 15.5 inches at shoulder or below
Weight: 15 to 19 pounds
Coat: smooth or wiry
Life span: 10 to 15 years or more

Summary
Fox Terriers were originally bred to flush foxes out of their hiding places during foxhunts.

Today they’re primarily family companions and show dogs, although you’ll occasionally find them in the hunt country of the northeastern United States, still performing their traditional role. Full Fox Terrier profile on DogTime.com

Affectionate with family:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Compatible with kids:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Ease of training:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Energy Level:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
General health:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Heat Tolerance:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Wanderlust:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Friendly toward strangers:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Drooling potential:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Ease at being home alone:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Apartment appropriate:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Cold tolerance:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Dog friendly:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Average:
3.3 out of 5 stars (3.3 / 5)