Country of Origin: United Kingdom
  • Activity Level: high
  • Grooming Level: high
  • Trainability: high
  • Adaptability: moderate
  • Kid/Pet Friendly: often
  • Average Size: Small
  • Average Lifespan: 10-15 years
  • Prey Drive: high
  • Watchdog: aware
  • Registered?: aca, akc
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Smooth Fox Terrier Breed Profile







Activity Level

Shoulder height: 13 – 16 inches  Weight: 13-20lbs.

They have a wire (broken) coat, which is short, hard, straight, and smooth. The predominant smooth fox terrier coat color is white.

This small dog breed is alert, determined, eager, trustworthy, and affectionate.

This dog breed gets along well with children. This breed is highly energetic and is very interested in running off after anything that moves.

Not much grooming is required. Occasional brushing should be sufficient except during their twice a year shedding.

This dog is very strong-willed and requires consistency in training.

Fox Terriers love to play. They require daily walks or romps in the yard.