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

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
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