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Fox terrier

a small active dog with narrow head, ears that fold over, and a tail docked to three-quarters its original length. The short hair may be smooth or wiry, the two varieties usually being regarded as separate breeds (smooth fox terrier and wire fox terrier). In addition, in the United States, the United Kennel Club recognizes the Toy Fox Terrier (called also AmerToy). The breed(s) is predisposed to atopic dermatitis, glaucoma, lens luxation and an hereditary ataxia.
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During the play in a familiar environment, significant differences for social and individual activities were observed between beagle and fox terrier puppies, but there was no difference between genders.
After all, her 10-year-old wire fox terrier is the only dog in an upcoming movie starring a lot of A-list Hollywood stars.
Two fox terriers and several ferrets are valuable allies, as they smell out the headquarter of the rat brigade and also chase them out of awkward places.
From a friend in Kilwinning who breeds fox terriers.
I bought a fox terrier from the same breeder in March 2005.
old busts of Sir Walter Scott, four-foot statues of men whose shirt fronts lit up when attached to an electric connection, stuffed owls and fox terriers that had lain too long at the taxidermist's .
It discusses Airedale terriers, American pit bull terriers, Australian terriers, Bedlington terriers, border terriers, bull terriers, cairn terriers, Dandie Dinmont terriers, fell terriers, fox terriers, (smooth or wiry), Glen of Imaal terriers Irish terriers, Jack Russell terriers, Kerry blue terriers, Lakeland terriers, Norfolk terriers, Norwich terriers, Scottish terriers (so well described by Wodehouse as looking like Presbyterians), Sealyham terriers, slky terriers, Skye terriers, Tibetan terriers, Welsh terriers, Yorkshire terriers.
Among them are Dalmatians, bull terriers, cocker spaniels, Sealyham terriers, Scottish terriers, Border collies, and fox terriers .
In an early study, Wirehaired Fox Terriers always maintained control whereas the more laid back Cocker Spaniels did not.
He raised champion wire haired fox terriers and Welsh terriers, according to Yeomans.
Dianne Heathcote kept champion fox terriers in cramped travel cages - allegedly for up to 14 hours a day with no light.