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Miniature Fox Terrier


Miniature Fox Terrier profile

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Lifespan: 12-15 Years

Avg height: 24-30cm.

Avg weight: 3.5-5.5kg.

Coat type: Short, dense, smooth coat.

Coat coloursBlack, white, brown and tan.

Originally bred for: Hunting small vermin.

Breed traits: Playful, fearless, watchful, exuberant. 


A little about the Miniature Fox Terrier


This breed has long been known for their ruthless ability to attack rodent pest species, and their capacity to squeeze in and out of tight spaces. Today the Miniature Fox Terrier is a loving, playful, and keen companion to have at home. He will enjoy socialising and understanding his place in the family hierarchy. They fit in well with children and other pets, though should not be left alone with smaller pets particularly guinea pigs or mice.  



Hypothyroidism, patellar luxation, lens luxation, epilepsy, Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, Von Willebrands disease.

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.