Wire Foodle Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed

Wire Foodle Price and Availability

Price
How much does the Wire Foodle 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?
$800-$1200
If you choose to purchase the Wire Foodle, 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 Foodle for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Wire Foodle gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Wire Foodle?
Average: The Wire Foodle 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 Foodle Size

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog?
Medium
Weight
How much does the Wire Foodle weigh? Wire Foodle weight:
Male: 30-45 pounds (14-20 kg), Female: 27-42 pounds (12-19 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of the Wire Foodle? Wire Foodle average weight:
Male: 37.5 pounds (17 kg), Female: 34.5 pounds (15.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Wire Foodle? Wire Foodle height:
Male: 14-16 inches (36-41 cm), Female: 13-15 inches (33-38 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of this fido? Wire Foodle average height:
Male: 15 inches (38.5 cm), Female: 14 inches (35.5 cm)

Wire Foodle Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Wire Foodle have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
WiryCurly
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Wire Foodle's coat?
ApricotBrownGraySilverWhiteFawnBlue CreamRedBeigeBlackWhite & BlackWhite & TanWhite & Black & TanWhite & Tan & Black
Grooming
How to groom the Wire Foodle and how often?
Advanced: The Wire Foodle requires a lot of grooming. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer can be helpful sometimes.

Regular brushed dog's coat is less likely to shed. Ears and eyes should be cleaned often to avoid infections.

Don't skip the seasonal flea treatment too. Occasional dog nail trimming and dog baths are important.

Check the local pet store for dog grooming supplies and find the best dog shampoo to keep its coat healthy and to give your Wire Foodle a pleasant experience of a dog bath.

If you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of your Wire Foodle, search for the best 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 Wire Foodle dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Wire Foodle?
Wire Foodles 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 Foodle dogs could be the best choice if you don't tolerate dog hair.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Wire Foodle need a bath? How often should bathe this dog? Can I bathe my Wire Foodle 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 Foodle Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Wire Foodle have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
ActiveFaithfulIntelligentAlertInstinctualTrainableFearlessKeenBoldFriendlyQuick
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Wire Foodle? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Wire Foodle's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Wire Foodle dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Wire Foodles are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Wire Foodle is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Wire Foodle sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Wire Foodles 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? Are they affectionate?
High: Wire Foodles 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 Wire Foodle need? Wire Foodle social needs:
Wire Foodles 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 Foodle dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Wire Foodle bark?
A lot: Wire Foodle 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 Foodle good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Wire Foodles 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 Wire Foodles will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Wire Foodle dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Wire Foodles 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 Foodle bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Wire Foodle? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Wire Foodle? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Wire Foodle 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 Foodle has a hard bite?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Wire Foodle bite force: Ordinary. Average dogs have a bite force between 200 and 400 PSI. The Wire Foodle, and many others, have a fearsome presence because they have significant jaw strength, so it is important not to anger the dog and have it around strangers until it is fully trained. However, they are usually quite calm and good companions, they work well in families and are easy to care for.
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Wire Foodle do?
Wire Foodles have a strong 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 Wire Foodles need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Wire Foodle to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Wire Foodle roam?
The wanderlust potential of the Wire Foodle 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 Foodle have high prey drive?
Wire Foodles have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds. Cats or any other small animals might be in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Wire Foodles are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Wire Foodle good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Apartment-friendly dog the Wire Foodle 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 Foodles 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?
Wire Foodles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Wire Foodle Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Wire Foodle temperament with other people:
Wire Foodles are stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Wire Foodle dogs get along with other pets? Are Wire Foodle dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Wire Foodles are generally with other pets.
Child Friendly
Are Wire Foodle dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Wire Foodle temperament with children:
Wire Foodles are very kid-friendly dogs. This breed enjoys being surrounded by children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Wire Foodle dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats?
Wire Foodles are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Wire Foodle good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Wire Foodle dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Wire Foodles are average friendly towards other dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Wire Foodle breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
Yes
Wire Foodles are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Wire Foodles good office dogs? Do Wire Foodles make good office friendly dogs? Can Wire Foodles be office dogs?
No
Wire Foodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Wire Foodle dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Wire Foodle temperament with senior people? Are Wire Foodle dogs good for elderly owners?
Wire Foodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.

Wire Foodle Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Wire Foodle dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Wire Foodle 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 Wire Foodle breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Wire Foodle breed? Most common health risks of Wire Foodle:
Addison's DiseaseAllergiesBloatCanine Atrial Septal Defect (asd)CataractsCushing's SyndromeEar InfectionsEpilepsyHip DysplasiaHypothyroidismLegg-perthes DiseaseNeonatal Encephalopathy (news)Optic Nerve HypoplasiaPatellar LuxationPremature GrayingProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)Runny EyesSebaceous AdenitisVon Willebrand's DiseaseArthritisDeafnessEye Problems
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Wire Foodle breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Wire Foodle see the vet?
Average
The Wire Foodle 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 Wire Foodle dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Wire Foodle be? What is the age limit of the Wire Foodle? How many years can the oldest Wire Foodle live?
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Wire Foodle: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Wire Foodle breed hypoallergenic?
Yes
Wire Foodles do well with allergy sufferers by causing fewer allergic reaction. However there are no 100% hypoallergenic dogs in the world, there are a variety of breeds that are considered to reduce or minimize 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 Wire Foodle have? What is the activity level of the Wire Foodle?
Wire Foodles are high-energy dogs. An active lifestyle makes them happy.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much activity does this dog need? How much exercise do Wire Foodle dogs require per day?
Wire Foodles need a lot of exercises. Long walks should be on a daily 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?
Wire Foodles 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 the Wire Foodle need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
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? Wire Foodle risk for obesity:
Average: The Wire Foodle 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 Foodle's 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 Foodle 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 Foodle drool?
The Wire Foodle is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Wire Foodle 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 Foodle. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Wire Foodle As a Working Dog

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

Yes

This breed makes good 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 Foodle breed is a good choice for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Wire Foodle be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Wire Foodle 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 to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Wire Foodle breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Wire Foodle 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 Foodle is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Wire Foodle 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 Foodle is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Wire Foodle be a boat dog?

Yes

Wire Foodle 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 Wire Foodle 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 Foodle is not the best breed for drafting purposes.
Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Wire Foodle dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

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

Wire Foodle 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 Wire Foodle: 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 Foodle have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
4-6 puppies

Wire Foodle Recognition

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

Wire Foodle Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Wire Foodle's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Wire Foodles are easy to train.
  • Hypoallergenic: Wire Foodles do well with allergy sufferers by causing fewer allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: Apartment-friendly dog the Wire Foodle breed.
  • Shedding Level: Wire Foodles shed none to minimal.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Wire Foodle is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
  • Watchdog Ability: Wire Foodles are good watchdogs.
  • Adaptability: Wire Foodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Wire Foodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Wire Foodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Wire Foodles are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Service Dog: This breed makes good as a service dog.
  • Therapy Dog: This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
  • Boat and Sailor Dog: Wire Foodle 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
  • Grooming: Advanced: The Wire Foodle requires a lot of grooming.
  • Mouthiness: Wire Foodles have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: The wanderlust potential of the Wire Foodle is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Wire Foodles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Office Friendly: Wire Foodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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