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Welsh Mini Fox Terrier Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Welsh Mini Fox Terrier so you can get to know the breed more.

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Welsh Mini Fox Terrier
OriginAustralia Wales
Other Names
What other names does the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier have? The dog breed also known as...
Welsh Terrier & Miniature Fox Terrier mix
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed
AKC Group
Is Welsh Mini Fox Terrier recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Welsh Mini Fox Terrier recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier breed?
Not recognized by any clubs.
Price
How much does the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Welsh Mini Fox Terrier price:
$400-$600
If you choose to purchase the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Welsh Mini Fox Terrier for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier gets to a happy place.
Availability
Average

Welsh Mini Fox Terrier General Appearance & Basic Info

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Welsh Mini Fox Terrier size:
Small
Weight
How much does the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier weigh? Welsh Mini Fox Terrier weight:
Male: 18-23 pounds (8-10 kg), Female: 18-23 pounds (8-10 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier? Welsh Mini Fox Terrier average weight:
Male: 20.5 pounds (9 kg), Female: 20.5 pounds (9 kg)
Height
How tall is the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier? Welsh Mini Fox Terrier height:
Male: 14-16 inches (36-41 cm), Female: 13-15 inches (33-38 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Welsh Mini Fox Terrier average height:
Male: 15 inches (38.5 cm), Female: 14 inches (35.5 cm)

Welsh Mini Fox Terrier Hair & Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
WiryDenseSoftWaterproof
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Welsh Mini Fox Terrier's coat?
TanGrizzle BlackBlack & WhiteBlack & TanTricolor
Grooming
How to groom the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier and how often?
Average: The Welsh Mini Fox Terrier requires average grooming effort. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't essential. Brushing the dog's coat is useful to reduce shedding. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Don't skip the seasonal flea treatment too. Dog nail trimming and dog bath can be helpful sometimes. Check the local pet store for dog grooming supplies and find the best dog shampoo to keep its coat healthy and to give your dog a pleasant experience of a dog bath. If you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of your Welsh Mini Fox Terrier, search for a dog groomer or clipping service in your area and book an appointment. Maybe you're lucky to have a dog boarding service that includes grooming or walk in dog bath places nearby.
Shedding Level
How much do Welsh Mini Fox Terrier dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Welsh Terrier & Miniature Fox Terrier mix? Welsh Mini Fox Terrier shedding level:
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers are low shedders. 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.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier need a bath? How often should bathe this dog? Can I bathe my Welsh Mini Fox Terrier every day?
3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, oilier than short-haired breeds. While a good bath every now and then is a great way to keep your buddy from becoming overly smelly, be mindful about overbathing. Bathing will wash away your dog’s natural oils, while a simple brushing every few days should keep them clean.

Welsh Mini Fox Terrier Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
AlertIntelligentIndependentFriendlySpiritedLovingFearlessPlayful
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier? Are they intelligent?
Átlagos: Átlagos intelligenciájú Welsh Mini Fox Terrier. Türelemre van szükség ahhoz, hogy ezt a fajtát bármilyen trükkre és parancsra megtanítsd, ám az erőfeszítés megéri. Megértik és megjegyzik az új parancsokat átlagosan 25–40 ismétlés után.
Trainability
Are Welsh Mini Fox Terrier dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Welsh Mini Fox Terrier is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Welsh Mini Fox Terrier sensitivity:
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed. Sometimes it's okay to change the daily routine, have guests and listen to loud music. Some dogs handle moderate punishment very well, while others crumble apart at a dirty look. This breed is not affected emotionally for moderate punishment.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Are they affectionate?
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and considered as a 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 Welsh Terrier & Miniature Fox Terrier mix need? Welsh Mini Fox Terrier social needs:
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Welsh Mini Fox Terrier dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Welsh Terrier & Miniature Fox Terrier mix bark?
Nagyon sokat: Welsh Mini Fox Terrier kimondottan hangos fajta. Gyakran élvezik az ugatást és a hangos vonyítást. Ha csendes kutyát szeretnél, nem a legjobb választás. Az ugatás legfontosabb kiváltó okai: félelem, figyelemfelkeltés, riasztás, unalom, üdvözlés, szeparációs szorongás, kényszeres ugatás és védekezés.
Watchdog Ability
Is Welsh Mini Fox Terrier good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered as their main job.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Welsh Mini Fox Terrier dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers are extremely protective guard dogs. This breed doesn't hesitate to protect their territory so the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier can be a good choice if you want an excellent guard dog. Keep calm and the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier will take care of unwanted people or animals.
Biting Potential
Do Welsh Mini Fox Terrier bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Welsh Terrier & Miniature Fox Terrier mix? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Welsh Mini Fox Terrier? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Welsh Mini Fox Terrier 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 Welsh Mini Fox Terrier has a hard bite?
Between 100 and 200 PSI
The weakest: 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 Welsh Mini Fox Terrier do?
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers have lower than 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 Welsh Mini Fox Terriers need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Welsh Mini Fox Terrier roam?
Wanderlust potential of the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier 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 Welsh Mini Fox Terrier have high prey drive?
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers 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 Welsh Mini Fox Terrier dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Welsh Mini Fox Terrier good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Lakásbarát kutya Welsh Mini Fox Terrier fajta. Legjobb, ha van egy kis kerted, ahová néha kimehet elintézni dolgát, ugyanakkor ez egyáltalán nem fontos. Napi egy-két sétával kellőképpen lemozgathatod, , így komfortosan megoldható Welsh Mini Fox Terrier tartása lakásban.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers 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
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers 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.
Fighting Dog
Where Welsh Mini Fox Terrier dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Welsh Mini Fox Terrier Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Welsh Mini Fox Terrier temperament with other people:
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Are Welsh Mini Fox Terrier dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Welsh Mini Fox Terrier temperament with children:
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Welsh Mini Fox Terrier dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats?
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Welsh Mini Fox Terrier good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Welsh Mini Fox Terrier dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers are average friendly towards other dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Welsh Mini Fox Terrier breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
Yes
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Welsh Mini Fox Terrier 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). Welsh Mini Fox Terrier is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Welsh Mini Fox Terrier be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Welsh Mini Fox Terrier be an emotional support animal?
Not really
This breed 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 to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Welsh Mini Fox Terrier is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Welsh Mini Fox Terrier be a sniffer dog?
Not really
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. Welsh Mini Fox Terrier is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Office Friendly
Are Welsh Mini Fox Terriers good office dogs? Do Welsh Mini Fox Terriers make good office friendly dogs? Can Welsh Mini Fox Terriers be office dogs?
No
Welsh Mini Fox Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Welsh Mini Fox Terrier be a search and rescue dog?
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. The Welsh Mini Fox Terrier is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Welsh Mini Fox Terrier dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Welsh Terrier & Miniature Fox Terrier mix temperament with senior people? Are Welsh Mini Fox Terrier dogs good for elderly owners?
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers are usually recommended for elderly people.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Welsh Mini Fox Terrier be a boat dog?
Not really
Welsh Mini Fox Terrier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Welsh Mini Fox Terrier dogs get along with other pets? Are Welsh Mini Fox Terrier dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Welsh Mini Fox Terrier 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. Welsh Mini Fox Terrier is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Welsh Mini Fox Terrier Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Welsh Mini Fox Terrier dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Welsh Mini Fox Terrier 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 Welsh Mini Fox Terrier breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier breed? Most common health risks of Welsh Mini Fox Terrier:
Skin Irritation
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier see the vet?
Average
The Welsh Mini Fox Terrier 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 Welsh Mini Fox Terrier dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Welsh Mini Fox Terrier be? What is the age limit of the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier? How many years can the oldest Welsh Mini Fox Terrier live?
10-14 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier breed hypoallergenic?
No
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers 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 Welsh Mini Fox Terrier have? What is the activity level of the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier?
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers are high energy dogs. Active lifestyle makes them happy.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much activity does this dog need? How much exercise do Welsh Mini Fox Terrier dogs require per day?
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers 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 this fido need?
Welsh Mini Fox Terriers 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.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
0.5 to 1.5 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? Welsh Mini Fox Terrier risk for obesity:
Average to High. If you don't pay attention to the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier'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 Welsh Mini Fox Terrier's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Welsh Mini Fox Terrier 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 Welsh Mini Fox Terrier drool?
The Welsh Mini Fox Terrier is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier 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 minimal compared to others, just like the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Welsh Mini Fox Terrier Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Welsh Mini Fox Terrier: 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 Welsh Mini Fox Terrier have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
4-6 puppies

Welsh Mini Fox Terrier Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Trainability: Welsh Mini Fox Terriers are easy to train.
  • Apartment Friendly: Lakásbarát kutya Welsh Mini Fox Terrier fajta.
  • Shedding Level: Welsh Mini Fox Terriers are low shedders.
  • Drooling tendency: The Welsh Mini Fox Terrier is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
  • Mouthiness: Welsh Mini Fox Terriers have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Adaptability: Welsh Mini Fox Terriers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Welsh Mini Fox Terriers are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Welsh Mini Fox Terriers are usually recommended for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Welsh Mini Fox Terriers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Welsh Mini Fox Terriers don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Average to High.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Wanderlust potential of the Welsh Mini Fox Terrier is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Welsh Mini Fox Terriers 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.
  • Cat Friendly: Welsh Mini Fox Terriers are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Welsh Mini Fox Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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