Sunday, June 21, 2009

Wire Fox Terrier

Grooming: Brushing Everyday

Family: Not the best dog for children
Training: Very Hard

Other names: Wire Hair fox terrier, Wire haired Terrier, Foxie, and Fox Terrier
Activity level: High
AKC Information: Terrier Group
FCI Information: Group 3 Section 1 #169
ANKC Information: Group 2 (Terriers)
CKC Information: Group 4 (Terriers)
KC(UK) Information: Terrier Group

NZKC Information: Terrier Group
Health Concerns: Deafness, Displacement of the eye lens, add or loss of bone mass, dislocation of the kneecap, shoulder dislocations, and eyelashes growing in an abnormal spot on eyelid that causes eye irratation, squinting, cornela ulcers, tearing, and inflammation. Eyes and ears need to be checked yearly.
Life Span: 10 to 13 years

Extra Information: Wire Fox Terriers are very playful, but do not get along with some animals. If they find something interesting such as a squirrel, they will bark and go after it because they were bred to hunt.

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