Toy Foxker Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Toy Foxker so you can get to know the breed more.

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OriginEngland flagEngland United States flagUnited States
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed Toy Fox Terrier and Cocker Spaniel mix

Toy Foxker Price and Availability

Price
How much does the Toy Foxker puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of a Toy Foxker in the United States? How much money is a Toy Foxker?

Where to buy a Toy Foxker with a good pedigree?

Unknown
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Availability
How easy is it to get a Toy Foxker? How many Toy Foxker are there in the world?
Average: The Toy Foxker is a commonly available dog breed. There is less risk of overbreeding compared to the very popular dogs.

Of course, they may be more popular in some countries, and inbreeding may occur, so be careful.

Toy Foxker Size

Size
Is a Toy Foxker small, medium or large dog?

How big do Toy Foxker get?

What is the average size of a Toy Foxker?

Small
Weight
How much does the Toy Foxker weigh? How much should a Toy Foxker weight? What is the normal weight of a Toy Foxker? How much does a full-grown Toy Foxker weight?
Male: 13-18 pounds (6-8 kg), Female: 11-15 pounds (5-7 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Toy Foxker?
Male: 15.5 pounds (7 kg), Female: 13 pounds (6 kg)
Height
How tall is the Toy Foxker? Toy Foxker height:
Male: 12-14 inches (30-36 cm), Female: 10-12 inches (25-30 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Toy Foxker?
Male: 13 inches (33 cm), Female: 11 inches (27.5 cm)

Toy Foxker Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Toy Foxker have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
DenseFeathered
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Toy Foxker's coat?
Blue RoanLiverTanGoldenBlackWhiteChocolate
Grooming
How to groom the Toy Foxker and how often? How often should I take my Toy Foxker to the groomer?
Easy to groom: The Toy Foxker doesn't require a lot of grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary.

Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Toy Foxker is a good choice if you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of a high-maintenance dog.

Recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Toy Foxker dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Toy Foxker? Do Toy Foxker dogs shed a lot?
Toy Foxkers shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Toy Foxker need a bath? How often should you give a Toy Foxker a bath? Can I bathe my Toy Foxker every day?
4-6 weeks
Average. Experts recommended at least every 4-6 weeks for this family pup. According to a study, 56% of pet parents don’t bathe their dogs as frequently as they should, and 60% use the sniff test when deciding when it’s bath time.

Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one. It’s also a good time to look for unusual scratches, bumps, fleas, and other irregularities. When their hair is wet and flat against their body, these details are more visible.

Toy Foxker Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Toy Foxker have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
AffectionateFriendlyPlayfulTrainableFaithfulIntelligentQuietAlertLoyalSpirited
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Toy Foxker? Is the Toy Foxker breed dumb or smart?
Smart: Toy Foxker's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.

The Toy Foxker is among the smartest dogs in the intelligence ranking.

Trainability
Are Toy Foxker dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training? How hard is it to train a Toy Foxker?
Toy Foxkers are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Toy Foxker is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Toy Foxker sensitivity:
Sensitive: Toy Foxkers don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits.

This breed's emotional level reflects their owner's feelings and they don't handle punishments well.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is a Toy Foxker a good family dog?
High: Toy Foxkers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and are considered great therapy dog for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Toy Foxker need? Toy Foxker social needs:
Toy Foxkers need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Toy Foxker dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Toy Foxker bark?
Average: The Toy Foxker barks occasionally. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and the same barks could have different meanings.

Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention-seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.

Watchdog Ability
Is Toy Foxker good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Toy Foxkers are good watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're consistent in their effort. Good vocal cords and a sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're territorial and protective about their property, so the Toy Foxkers will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Toy Foxker dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Toy Foxkers are average defenders. Some dogs are very protective of their territory, while others easily let a stranger to trespass. This breed is not sure to defend its territory in every situation.
Biting Potential
Do Toy Foxker bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Toy Foxker? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Toy Foxker? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Toy Foxker has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Bite Force
Does the Toy Foxker has a hard bite? What is the bite force of a Toy Foxker? How much bite force does a Toy Foxker have?

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Toy Foxker bite force: Weak. Dogs that have the weakest bite force below 200 PSI.

However, it is important to note that despite the fact that their bite force is considered the “weakest” it can still be very dangerous as all dog bites are.

They are usually not aggressive and very friendly towards children and other animals.

Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Toy Foxker do?
Toy Foxkers have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Toy Foxkers need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Toy Foxker to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Toy Foxker roam?
The wanderlust potential of the Toy Foxker is strong enough to escape from home. They have a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on a leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Toy Foxker have high prey drive?
Toy Foxkers have a high impulse to chase and catch something. Cats or any other small animals are in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Toy Foxker dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Toy Foxker good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat? Can you have a Toy Foxker in an apartment?
Very house-friendly dog the Toy Foxker breed. It's good if you have a small garden where he can go out and do his business, but it's not important at all. You can get enough exercise with one or two walks a day, so keeping them indoors shouldn't be a problem.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Toy Foxkers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
How long can a Toy Foxker be left alone? How long can you leave a Toy Foxker alone?
Toy Foxkers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Toy Foxker Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Toy Foxker temperament with other people:
Toy Foxkers are average friendly towards strangers.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Toy Foxker dogs get along with other pets? Are Toy Foxker dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Toy Foxkers are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Child Friendly
Are Toy Foxker dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Toy Foxker temperament with children:
Toy Foxkers are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Toy Foxker dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats? Can the Toy Foxker breed live with a cat?
Toy Foxkers are very cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Toy Foxker good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Toy Foxker dogs get along with other dogs?
Toy Foxkers are dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Toy Foxker can be a great choice.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Toy Foxker breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is Toy Foxker breed suitable for first-time owners?
Yes
Toy Foxkers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Toy Foxkers good office dogs? Do Toy Foxkers make good office friendly dogs? Can Toy Foxkers be office dogs?
No
Toy Foxker is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Toy Foxker dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Toy Foxker temperament with senior people? Are Toy Foxker dogs good for elderly owners?
Toy Foxkers are usually recommended for elderly people.

Toy Foxker Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Toy Foxker dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Toy Foxker is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Toy Foxker breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Toy Foxker breed? Most common health risks of Toy Foxker:
CataractsEar InfectionsElbow DysplasiaHip DysplasiaRenal FailureDemodectic MangeLegg-perthes DiseaseVon Willebrand's Disease
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Toy Foxker breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Toy Foxker see the vet?
Average
The Toy Foxker should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year. If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Toy Foxker dogs live? How old can a Toy Foxker be? What is the age limit of the Toy Foxker? How many years can the oldest Toy Foxker live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of a Toy Foxker?

How long is the lifespan of a Toy Foxker?

12-14 years
The average lifespan of Toy Foxker: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Toy Foxker breed hypoallergenic?
No
Toy Foxkers don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Toy Foxker have? What is the activity level of the Toy Foxker?
Toy Foxkers are high-energy dogs. An active lifestyle makes them happy.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does a Toy Foxker need? How much exercise do Toy Foxker dogs require per day?

Do Toy Foxker dogs need a lot of exercises?

Toy Foxkers need quite a lot of exercise. Daily walks should be on schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does the Toy Foxker breed need?
Toy Foxkers don't need too much sleep. They are energetic and desire to live an active life. If you think naps are overrated, this breed can be the best choice for you.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does a Toy Foxker need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Toy Foxker breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Toy Foxker? How much food should I feed my Toy Foxker?
1 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Toy Foxker risk for obesity:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Toy Foxker's weight, he can easily gain weight. More than one daily walk should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding.

If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Toy Foxker's weight regularly.

Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Toy Foxker can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

High 🔼

The Toy Foxker has a high chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the Toy Foxker drool?
The Toy Foxker is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Toy Foxker could be a perfect choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool minimum compared to others, just like the Toy Foxker.

If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Toy Foxker As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Toy Foxker be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).

Toy Foxker is not the best breed for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Toy Foxker be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Toy Foxker be an emotional support animal?

Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and people with anxiety disorders or autism.

Toy Foxker is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Toy Foxker be a sniffer dog?

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases. A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.

Toy Foxker is not the best breed for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Toy Foxker be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog. The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and locating missing people.

The Toy Foxker is not the best breed for SAR purposes.

Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Toy Foxker be a boat dog?

Yes

Toy Foxker breed usually likes being on a boat.

Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages. They were typically used for three purposes: as a working dog, as a watchdog, and as a companion. A boat dog is a term used to describe a type of dog that was traditionally bred and used as a working dog on boats.

Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Toy Foxker be a drafting dog?

Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination.

Toy Foxker is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Toy Foxker dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Toy Foxker Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is a Toy Foxker pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the Toy Foxker breed is pregnant?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Toy Foxker: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days.

During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge.

The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days.

The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color.

The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating.

The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.

Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Toy Foxker have in a litter? How many puppies can the Toy Foxker breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Toy Foxker have? How many puppies can a Toy Foxker give birth to?
2-6 puppies

Toy Foxker Recognition

AKC Group
Is Toy Foxker recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Toy Foxker recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Toy Foxker breed?
Not recognized by any clubs.

Toy Foxker Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Toy Foxker's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Toy Foxkers are easy to train.
  • Apartment Friendly: Very house-friendly dog the Toy Foxker breed.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Toy Foxker doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Toy Foxker is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
  • Watchdog Ability: Toy Foxkers are good watchdogs.
  • Adaptability: Toy Foxkers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Toy Foxkers are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Cat Friendly: Toy Foxkers are very cat-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Toy Foxkers are dog-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Toy Foxkers are usually recommended for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Toy Foxkers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Boat and Sailor Dog: Toy Foxker breed usually likes being on a boat.

    Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

    Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages.

Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Toy Foxkers don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Stinkiness: The Toy Foxker has a high chance of bad smell.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Toy Foxker's weight, he can easily gain weight.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: The wanderlust potential of the Toy Foxker is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Toy Foxkers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Office Friendly: Toy Foxker is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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