Fox terrier


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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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Smooth fox terrier.
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The Wire Fox Terrier "wants you to get out of her way and she will show herself," Belter said.
Squire William Wharton of the Skelton Castle Estate was Master of the Cleveland Hunt and while out hunting one day in the early 1900s his horse accidentally killed a fox terrier that belonged to one of his tenant farmers, Henry Allison.
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.
Portrait of a seated fox terrier, an oil on canvas by John Emms.
When firefighters entered the gutted apartment, they discovered that one of Greene's two fox terrier dogs had died in the blaze; its body was found under the bed.
Before he knows it, Tintin and his faithful companion Snowy - a plucky fox terrier who is the real brains of the operation - are kidnapped and find themselves at sea.
It is thought they were produced from a mixture of Dandie Dinmont, the now-extinct English white terrier, the fox terrier, the West Highland and the corgi, the Queen's favourite breed.
The show highlighted number of rich breeds including Irish Setter, Retriever Golden, Retriever Labrador, Spaniel, English Basset Hound, Beagle, Dachshund, Rajapalayam Chippiparai, Fox Terrier, Pinscher, Pug, Bull Dog, Dalmatian, Doberman, German Shepherd, Neopolitan Mastiff, Great Dane, Gogue De Bordaux, Bull Mastiff, Fox Hound and Siberian Husky.
The town's animals know more than the Big Folk: only the loyal fox terrier knows for sure, but Bailey Badger and others--even the local dragon--also know parts.
These terriers probably included crosses between the Smooth Fox Terrier, the Manchester Terrier and the now extinct White English Terrier.