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Wire Fox Terrier



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Fox-terriers are born with about
 four times as much original sin in them as other dogs.
- Jerome K. Jerome, Three Men in a Boat


Wire Fox Terrier puppies

"Maggie", "Mazda", "Ron" and "Yardie"

Wire Fox Terrier adult
Geri with "Gunner"

The Wire Fox Terrier came from England. He is identical to the Smooth Fox Terrier in every way except his coat. In fact, Wire Fox Terriers resulted from a cross between the Smooth Fox Terrier and the Black and Tan Terrier. 

The Wire Fox Terrier was bred to go to ground and flush out fox. His popularity in North America increased after "The Thin Man" movies featured a Wire Fox Terrier named 'Asta'.

The Wire Fox Terrier has the spunky personality common to terriers. He is enthusiastic, lively, and active. An ideal children's companion, he never refuses a chance to play. An entertaining family pet for the active household, the Wire Fox Terrier is affectionate, trustworthy, and eager to please. Small pets such as cats may trigger his hunting instinct and being a terrier, he may try to dominate other dogs.

Alert, determined, and loyal, he also makes an excellent watchdog. As with most terriers, he will stand his ground against other dogs, and will benefit from early training and socialization. He is intelligent and learns quickly but can be stubborn. He responds best to a loving but firm and consistent hand. 

This is an active breed who needs lots of off-leash exercise and so is happiest in a home with a large fenced yard. 

 
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Photos displayed above courtesy of:
Geri Mendes, Dragonfox
Nova Scotia




Ontario

Kennel/Website

Noel McGivern and Nancy Ball
RR#1
Bradford, ON  L3Z 2A4
(905) 775-7458
Email:
noel.nancy@sympatico.ca

Whichwire Reg'd



Quebec

Kennel/Website

Jacques Charron
160 Bridge
Gatineau, QC  J8L 1S6
(819) 986-9861
Email:
sicofox@videotron.ca

Sicofox



Nova Scotia

Kennel/Website

Geri Mendes
Enfield, NS  
(902) 883-2168
Email:
dragonfoxkennel@gmail.com

Dragonfox

 
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In folklore,
dreaming about a 
dog swimming means
that good fortune
is on the way!

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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