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Wire Chisoxy Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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OriginEngland flagEngland Mexico flagMexico
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed Chihuahua and the Wire Fox Terrier mix

Wire Chisoxy Price and Availability

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

Where to buy a Wire Chisoxy with a good pedigree?

$600-$800
If you choose to purchase the Wire Chisoxy, 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 Wire Chisoxy for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Wire Chisoxy gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Wire Chisoxy? How many Wire Chisoxy are there in the world?
Average: The Wire Chisoxy 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.

Wire Chisoxy Size

Size
Is a Wire Chisoxy small, medium or large dog?

How big do Wire Chisoxy get?

What is the average size of a Wire Chisoxy?

Small
Weight
How much does the Wire Chisoxy weigh? How much should a Wire Chisoxy weight? What is the normal weight of a Wire Chisoxy? How much does a full-grown Wire Chisoxy weight?
10-12 pounds (4.5-5.5 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Wire Chisoxy?
11 pounds (5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Wire Chisoxy? Wire Chisoxy height:
10-12 inches (25-30 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Wire Chisoxy?
11 inches (27.5 cm)

Wire Chisoxy Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Wire Chisoxy have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
WiryFine
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color are proper Wire Chisoxy coats?
BlackTan Red Cream White Fawn Chocolate White & Black White & TanWhite & Black & TanWhite & Tan & Black
Grooming
How to groom the Wire Chisoxy and how often? How often should I take my Wire Chisoxy to the groomer?
Easy to groom: The Wire Chisoxy 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. Wire Chisoxy 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 Wire Chisoxy dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Wire Chisoxy? Do Wire Chisoxy dogs shed a lot?
Wire Chisoxy dogs shed none to minimal. Having a puppy from this breed you don't have to be afraid of your couch or car being covered by dog hair. Wire Chisoxy dogs could be the best choice if you don't tolerate dog hair.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Wire Chisoxy need a bath? How often should you give a Wire Chisoxy a bath? Can I bathe my Wire Chisoxy every day?
3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and 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.

Wire Chisoxy Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Wire Chisoxy have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
AlertCourageousIntelligentFriendlyQuickDevotedLivelyBoldFearlessKeen
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Wire Chisoxy? Is the Wire Chisoxy breed dumb or smart?
Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it. They understand and remember new commands after an average of 25-40 repetitions.

The Wire Chisoxy ranks average in the intelligence ranking of dogs.

Trainability
Are Wire Chisoxy dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training? How hard is it to train a Wire Chisoxy?
Wire Chisoxy dogs are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Wire Chisoxy is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Wire Chisoxy sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Wire Chisoxy dogs don't tolerate irregular daily routines, noisy households, 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 Wire Chisoxy a good family dog?
High: Wire Chisoxy dogs 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 dogs 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 Wire Chisoxy need? Wire Chisoxy social needs:
Wire Chisoxy dogs need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Wire Chisoxy dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Wire Chisoxy bark?
A lot: Wire Chisoxy is a particularly loud breed. They often enjoy barking and howling loudly. If you want a quiet dog, not the best choice.

The main triggers for barking are fear, attention, alarm, boredom, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking, and defense.

Watchdog Ability
Is Wire Chisoxy good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Wire Chisoxy dogs are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but observation isn't considered their main job.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Wire Chisoxy dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Wire Chisoxy dogs strongly protect their territory. This breed is a complete security guard, so you don't have to be afraid in case of danger.
Biting Potential
Do Wire Chisoxy bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Wire Chisoxy? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Wire Chisoxy? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Wire Chisoxy 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 Wire Chisoxy has a hard bite? What is the bite force of a Wire Chisoxy? How much bite force does a Wire Chisoxy have?

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Wire Chisoxy 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 Wire Chisoxy do?
Wire Chisoxy dogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Wire Chisoxy dogs need to be taught a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Wire Chisoxy to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Wire Chisoxy roam?
The wanderlust potential of the Wire Chisoxy 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 Wire Chisoxy have high prey drive?
Wire Chisoxy dogs 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 Wire Chisoxy dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Wire Chisoxy good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat? Can you have a Wire Chisoxy in an apartment?
Apartment-friendly dog the Wire Chisoxy breed. It is best if you have a small garden where it can occasionally go out to do its business, but this is not important at all. You can exercise him enough with a walk or two a day, so he's comfortable in an apartment.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Wire Chisoxy dogs 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 Wire Chisoxy be left alone? How long can you leave a Wire Chisoxy alone?
Wire Chisoxy dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Wire Chisoxy Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Wire Chisoxy temperament with other people:
Wire Chisoxy dogs are average friendly towards strangers.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Wire Chisoxy dogs get along with other pets? Are Wire Chisoxy dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Wire Chisoxy dogs are generally with other pets.
Child Friendly
Are Wire Chisoxy dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Wire Chisoxy temperament with children:
Wire Chisoxy dogs are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Wire Chisoxy 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 Wire Chisoxy breed live with a cat?
Wire Chisoxy dogs are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Wire Chisoxy good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Wire Chisoxy dogs get along with other dogs?
Wire Chisoxy dogs are average friendly towards other dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Wire Chisoxy breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is Wire Chisoxy breed suitable for first-time owners?
Yes
Wire Chisoxy dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Wire Chisoxy dogs good office canines? Do Wire Chisoxy dogs make good office-friendly pets? Can they be office dogs?
No
Wire Chisoxy is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Wire Chisoxy dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Wire Chisoxy temperament with senior people? Are Wire Chisoxy dogs good for elderly owners?
Wire Chisoxys are commonly okay with elderly people.

Wire Chisoxy Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Wire Chisoxy dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
Wire Chisoxys are commonly healthy dogs. Vet costs aren't expensive with this breed.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Wire Chisoxy breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Wire Chisoxy breed? Most common health risks of Wire Chisoxy:
Collapsed TracheaHeart MurmursLegg-perthes DiseaseOpen FontanelPatellar LuxationEye ProblemsEpilepsyDeafnessArthritisPulmonic StenosisHydrocephalusHypoglycemiaShivering
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Wire Chisoxy breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Wire Chisoxy see the vet?
Rare
The Wire Chisoxy should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year). If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Wire Chisoxy dogs live? How old can a Wire Chisoxy be? What is the age limit of the Wire Chisoxy? How many years can the oldest Wire Chisoxy live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of a Wire Chisoxy?

How long is the lifespan of a Wire Chisoxy?

14-18 years
The average lifespan of Wire Chisoxy: 16 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Wire Chisoxy breed hypoallergenic?
No
Wire Chisoxy dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions. Some dog breeds are even considered to higher 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 Wire Chisoxy have? What is the activity level of the Wire Chisoxy?
Wire Chisoxy dogs have a higher energy level than other dog breeds. If you want a dog for snuggling on the couch, this breed isn't the perfect choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does a Wire Chisoxy need? How much exercise do Wire Chisoxy dogs require per day?

Do Wire Chisoxy dogs need a lot of exercises?

Wire Chisoxy dogs have an average exercise need. This breed is satisfied with short walks every weekday and a long ones on weekends.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does the Wire Chisoxy breed need?
Wire Chisoxy dogs are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does a Wire Chisoxy need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Wire Chisoxy breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Wire Chisoxy? How much food should I feed my Wire Chisoxy?
Recommended daily amount: 1/4 to 1/2 cups of high-quality dry food a day.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Wire Chisoxy risk for obesity:
Average: The Wire Chisoxy 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 Wire Chisoxy weight regularly.

Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Tolerates warm and cold weather
Dogs that tolerate hot and cold weather are typically those that have a double coat of fur. Dogs with a double coat of fur have a layer of fur that insulates their skin and helps protect them from the cold and the heat.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

Medium

The Wire Chisoxy 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 Wire Chisoxy drool?
The Wire Chisoxy is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Wire Chisoxy 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 Wire Chisoxy.

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

Wire Chisoxy As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Wire Chisoxy 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).

Wire Chisoxy is not the best breed for service purposes.

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

Yes

This breed makes a perfect 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.

Wire Chisoxy breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Wire Chisoxy 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.

Wire Chisoxy is not the best breed for detection purposes.

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

Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Wire Chisoxy be a boat dog?

Not really

Wire Chisoxy breed usually doesn't like 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, 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 Wire Chisoxy 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.

Wire Chisoxy is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Wire Chisoxy dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

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

Wire Chisoxy Reproducibility

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

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Wire Chisoxy: 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 Wire Chisoxy have in a litter? How many puppies can the Wire Chisoxy breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Wire Chisoxy have? How many puppies can a Wire Chisoxy give birth to?
2-4 puppies

Wire Chisoxy Recognition

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

Wire Chisoxy Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Trainability: Wire Chisoxy dogs are easy to train.
  • Health Issues: Wire Chisoxys are commonly healthy dogs.
  • Apartment Friendly: Apartment-friendly dog the Wire Chisoxy breed.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Wire Chisoxy doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Shedding Level: Wire Chisoxy dogs shed none to minimal.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Wire Chisoxy is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
  • Adaptability: Wire Chisoxy dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Wire Chisoxy dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Therapy Dog: This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Wire Chisoxy dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions.
  • Mouthiness: Wire Chisoxy dogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: The wanderlust potential of the Wire Chisoxy is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Wire Chisoxy dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Office Friendly: Wire Chisoxy is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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