Toy Foxy Russell Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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OriginEngland flagEngland United States flagUnited States
Other Names
What other names does the Toy Foxy Russell have?
Foxy Russell
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed Toy Fox Terrier and Jack Russell Terrier mix

Toy Foxy Russell Price and Availability

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

Where to buy a Toy Foxy Russell with a good pedigree?

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Availability
How easy is it to get a Toy Foxy Russell? How many Toy Foxy Russell are there in the world?
Average: The Toy Foxy Russell 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 Foxy Russell Size

Size
Is a Toy Foxy Russell small, medium or large dog?

How big do Toy Foxy Russell get?

What is the average size of a Toy Foxy Russell?

Small
Weight
How much does the Toy Foxy Russell weigh? How much should a Toy Foxy Russell weight? What is the normal weight of a Toy Foxy Russell? How much does a full-grown Toy Foxy Russell weight?
11-18 pounds (5-8 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Toy Foxy Russell?
14.5 pounds (6.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Toy Foxy Russell? Toy Foxy Russell height:
8-15 inches (20-38 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Toy Foxy Russell?
11.5 inches (29 cm)

Toy Foxy Russell Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Toy Foxy Russell have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
DenseRough
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Toy Foxy Russell's coat?
TanWhiteBlackChocolate
Grooming
How to groom the Toy Foxy Russell and how often? How often should I take my Toy Foxy Russell to the groomer?
Easy to groom: The Toy Foxy Russell 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 Foxy Russell 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 Foxy Russell dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Foxy Russell? Do Toy Foxy Russell dogs shed a lot?
Toy Foxy Russells shed above average. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. The amount and frequency of hair loss mostly depend on their health status and breed type. If you don't like vacuum cleaning, you might have to reconsider your choice of having a puppy from the Toy Foxy Russell breed.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Toy Foxy Russell need a bath? How often should you give a Toy Foxy Russell a bath? Can I bathe my Toy Foxy Russell 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 Foxy Russell Personality / Temperament

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

The Toy Foxy Russell is among the smartest dogs in the intelligence ranking.

Trainability
Are Toy Foxy Russell dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training? How hard is it to train a Toy Foxy Russell?
Toy Foxy Russells are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Toy Foxy Russell is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Toy Foxy Russell sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Toy Foxy Russells don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits really well.

They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is a Toy Foxy Russell a good family dog?
High: Toy Foxy Russells 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 Foxy Russell need? Toy Foxy Russell social needs:
Toy Foxy Russells are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Toy Foxy Russell dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Foxy Russell bark?
Average to High: The Toy Foxy Russell is a vocal breed. Not the best choice if you prefer a quiet breed. They often bark loudly and howl sometimes. 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 Foxy Russell good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Toy Foxy Russells 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 Foxy Russells will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Toy Foxy Russell dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Toy Foxy Russells are extremely protective guard dogs. This breed doesn't hesitate to protect its territory so the Toy Foxy Russell can be a good choice if you want an excellent guard dog. Keep calm and the Toy Foxy Russell will take care of unwanted people or animals.
Biting Potential
Do Toy Foxy Russell bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Foxy Russell? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Toy Foxy Russell? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Toy Foxy Russell 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 Foxy Russell has a hard bite? What is the bite force of a Toy Foxy Russell? How much bite force does a Toy Foxy Russell have?

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Toy Foxy Russell 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 Foxy Russell do?
Toy Foxy Russells 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 Foxy Russells need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Toy Foxy Russell to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Toy Foxy Russell roam?
The wanderlust potential of the Toy Foxy Russell 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 Foxy Russell have high prey drive?
Toy Foxy Russells 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 Foxy Russell dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Toy Foxy Russell good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat? Can you have a Toy Foxy Russell in an apartment?
It is not the best choice if you want to keep them indoors, however, with careful exercise and several walks a day, they will tolerate the indoor environment, so it is possible to keep Toy Foxy Russell indoors.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Toy Foxy Russells 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 Foxy Russell be left alone? How long can you leave a Toy Foxy Russell alone?
Toy Foxy Russells do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.

Toy Foxy Russell Good With

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

Toy Foxy Russell Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Toy Foxy Russell dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Toy Foxy Russell 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 Foxy Russell breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Toy Foxy Russell breed? Most common health risks of Toy Foxy Russell:
DeafnessGlaucomaLegg-perthes DiseaseLens LuxationPatellar LuxationDemodectic MangeVon Willebrand's Disease
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Toy Foxy Russell breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Toy Foxy Russell see the vet?
Average
The Toy Foxy Russell 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 Foxy Russell dogs live? How old can a Toy Foxy Russell be? What is the age limit of the Toy Foxy Russell? How many years can the oldest Toy Foxy Russell live?

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

How long is the lifespan of a Toy Foxy Russell?

12-14 years
The average lifespan of Toy Foxy Russell: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Toy Foxy Russell breed hypoallergenic?
No
Toy Foxy Russells 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 Foxy Russell have? What is the activity level of the Toy Foxy Russell?
Toy Foxy Russells are high-energy dogs. An active lifestyle makes them happy.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does a Toy Foxy Russell need? How much exercise do Toy Foxy Russell dogs require per day?

Do Toy Foxy Russell dogs need a lot of exercises?

Toy Foxy Russells 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 Foxy Russell breed need?
Toy Foxy Russells 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 Foxy Russell need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Toy Foxy Russell breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Toy Foxy Russell? How much food should I feed my Toy Foxy Russell?
1/4 to 1 cup 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 Foxy Russell risk for obesity:
Average: The Toy Foxy Russell has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks 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 Foxy Russell'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 warm weather conditions
Different dogs have different preferences when it comes to weather conditions. However, in general, most dogs prefer average to warm weather conditions, as they typically find hot weather conditions to be uncomfortable and taxing.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

Medium

The Toy Foxy Russell has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the Toy Foxy Russell drool?
The Toy Foxy Russell is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Toy Foxy Russell 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 Foxy Russell.

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

Toy Foxy Russell As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Toy Foxy Russell 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 Foxy Russell is not the best breed for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Toy Foxy Russell be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Toy Foxy Russell 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 Foxy Russell is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Toy Foxy Russell 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 Foxy Russell is not the best breed for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Toy Foxy Russell 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 Foxy Russell is not the best breed for SAR purposes.

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

Yes

Toy Foxy Russell 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 Foxy Russell 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 Foxy Russell is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

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

Not really

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

Toy Foxy Russell Reproducibility

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

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Toy Foxy Russell: 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 Foxy Russell have in a litter? How many puppies can the Toy Foxy Russell breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Toy Foxy Russell have? How many puppies can a Toy Foxy Russell give birth to?
4-8 puppies

Toy Foxy Russell Recognition

AKC Group
Is Toy Foxy Russell recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Toy Foxy Russell recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Toy Foxy Russell breed?
Dog Registry of America Inc.American Canine Hybrid ClubDesigner Breed RegistryDesigner Dogs Kennel ClubInternational Designer Canine Registry

Toy Foxy Russell Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Toy Foxy Russell's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Toy Foxy Russells are easy to train.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Toy Foxy Russell doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Toy Foxy Russell is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
  • Watchdog Ability: Toy Foxy Russells are good watchdogs.
  • Adaptability: Toy Foxy Russells adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Cat Friendly: Toy Foxy Russells are cat-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Toy Foxy Russells are dog-friendly dogs.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Toy Foxy Russells are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Boat and Sailor Dog: Toy Foxy Russell 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 Foxy Russells don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Shedding Level: Toy Foxy Russells shed above average.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: The wanderlust potential of the Toy Foxy Russell is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Toy Foxy Russells do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
  • Office Friendly: Toy Foxy Russell is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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