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Toy Fox Terrier

The Toy Fox Terrier has a feisty, animated personality packaged in a small, elegant, nimble body. The breed is sociable and friendly, making him a wonderful family companion. A worthy watchdog, he also is fearless, loyal and alert. The Toy Fox Terrier is easy to care for, requiring minimal exercise. Weekly brushing and occasional baths are required for his fine, satiny coat.
Living Considerations
  • Good with older children
  • Not hypoallergenic
  • Suitable for apartment living
Did you know?
The Toy Fox Terrier originated in the 1930s to create a milder, calmer version of the Fox Terrier. This American breed was developed from crossing the Fox Terrier and various toy breeds, such as the Miniature Pinscher, Italian Greyhound and Chihuahua. The breed is commonly called the “Amertoy.”
Also Known As:
American Toy Terrier
Toy Fox Terrier
  • Size Toy
  • Height 21.5 to 29 centimetres
  • Weight 3.5 to 7 kilograms
  • Coat Short
  • Energy High
  • Colour White and black, white and tan, white black and tan, or white chocolate and tan
  • Activities Conformation, Obedience, Agility
  • Indoor/Outdoor Indoor