Wire Toy Foxter Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Wire Toy Foxter 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 Wire Fox Terrier and Toy Fox Terrier mix

Wire Toy Foxter Price and Availability

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

Where to buy a Wire Toy Foxter with a good pedigree?

$400-$600
If you choose to purchase the Wire Toy Foxter, 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 Toy Foxter for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Wire Toy Foxter gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Wire Toy Foxter? How many Wire Toy Foxter are there in the world?
Average: The Wire Toy Foxter 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 Toy Foxter Size

Size
Is a Wire Toy Foxter small, medium or large dog?

How big do Wire Toy Foxter get?

What is the average size of a Wire Toy Foxter?

Small
Weight
How much does the Wire Toy Foxter weigh? How much should a Wire Toy Foxter weight? What is the normal weight of a Wire Toy Foxter? How much does a full-grown Wire Toy Foxter weight?
Male: 15-20 pounds (7-9 kg), Female: 13-18 pounds (6-8 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Wire Toy Foxter?
Male: 17.5 pounds (8 kg), Female: 15.5 pounds (7 kg)
Height
How tall is the Wire Toy Foxter? Wire Toy Foxter height:
Male: 14-16 inches (36-41 cm), Female: 13-15 inches (33-38 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Wire Toy Foxter?
Male: 15 inches (38.5 cm), Female: 14 inches (35.5 cm)

Wire Toy Foxter Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Wire Toy Foxter have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
WiryDense
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Wire Toy Foxter's coat?
WhiteTanChocolateBlackWhite & BlackWhite & TanWhite & Black & TanWhite & Tan & Black
Grooming
How to groom the Wire Toy Foxter and how often? How often should I take my Wire Toy Foxter to the groomer?
Easy to groom: The Wire Toy Foxter 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 Toy Foxter 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 Toy Foxter dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Wire Toy Foxter? Do Wire Toy Foxter dogs shed a lot?
Wire Toy Foxters 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 Wire Toy Foxter need a bath? How often should you give a Wire Toy Foxter a bath? Can I bathe my Wire Toy Foxter 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.

Wire Toy Foxter Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Wire Toy Foxter have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
AlertIntelligentPlayfulFriendlyLoyalSpiritedFearlessKeenBoldQuick
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Wire Toy Foxter? Is the Wire Toy Foxter 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 Toy Foxter ranks average in the intelligence ranking of dogs.

Trainability
Are Wire Toy Foxter dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training? How hard is it to train a Wire Toy Foxter?
Wire Toy Foxters are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Wire Toy Foxter is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Wire Toy Foxter sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Wire Toy Foxters 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 Wire Toy Foxter a good family dog?
High: Wire Toy Foxters 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 Toy Foxter need? Wire Toy Foxter social needs:
Wire Toy Foxters 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 Toy Foxter dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Wire Toy Foxter bark?
Average to High: The Wire Toy Foxter 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 Wire Toy Foxter good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Wire Toy Foxters are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered their main job.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Wire Toy Foxter dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Wire Toy Foxters 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 Toy Foxter bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Wire Toy Foxter? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Wire Toy Foxter? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

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

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Wire Toy Foxter 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 Toy Foxter do?
Wire Toy Foxters have a higher 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 Wire Toy Foxters need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Wire Toy Foxter to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Wire Toy Foxter roam?
Wire Toy Foxters have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has 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. This breed is also able to cause damage to your fence.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Wire Toy Foxter have high prey drive?
Wire Toy Foxters 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 Toy Foxter dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Wire Toy Foxter good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat? Can you have a Wire Toy Foxter in an apartment?
Apartment-friendly dog the Wire Toy Foxter 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 Toy Foxters 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 Toy Foxter be left alone? How long can you leave a Wire Toy Foxter alone?
Wire Toy Foxters tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Wire Toy Foxter Good With

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

Wire Toy Foxter Health

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

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

How long is the lifespan of a Wire Toy Foxter?

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

Do Wire Toy Foxter dogs need a lot of exercises?

Wire Toy Foxters 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 Wire Toy Foxter breed need?
Wire Toy Foxters 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 Wire Toy Foxter need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Wire Toy Foxter breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Wire Toy Foxter? How much food should I feed my Wire Toy Foxter?
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 Toy Foxter risk for obesity:
Low to Average: The Wire Toy Foxter has a low to the average risk for obesity. 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 change, consult your veterinarian to make a meal plan, and measure the Wire Toy Foxter'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 Wire Toy Foxter 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 Toy Foxter drool?
The Wire Toy Foxter is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Wire Toy Foxter 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 Toy Foxter.

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

Wire Toy Foxter As a Working Dog

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

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Wire Toy Foxter be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Wire Toy Foxter 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.

Wire Toy Foxter is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.

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

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

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

Not really

Wire Toy Foxter 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 Toy Foxter 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 Toy Foxter is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

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

Not really

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

Wire Toy Foxter Reproducibility

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

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Wire Toy Foxter: 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 Toy Foxter have in a litter? How many puppies can the Wire Toy Foxter breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Wire Toy Foxter have? How many puppies can a Wire Toy Foxter give birth to?
4-6 puppies

Wire Toy Foxter Recognition

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

Wire Toy Foxter Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Trainability: Wire Toy Foxters are easy to train.
  • Apartment Friendly: Apartment-friendly dog the Wire Toy Foxter breed.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Wire Toy Foxter doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Shedding Level: Wire Toy Foxters are low shedders.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Wire Toy Foxter is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Low to Average: The Wire Toy Foxter has a low to the average risk for obesity.
  • Adaptability: Wire Toy Foxters adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Wire Toy Foxters are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Wire Toy Foxters are usually recommended for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Wire Toy Foxters are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Wire Toy Foxters don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Mouthiness: Wire Toy Foxters have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Wire Toy Foxters have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Wire Toy Foxters tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Office Friendly: Wire Toy Foxter is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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