The Eager, Dynamic Wire Fox Terrier – Dogster

A hardy, mid-sized breed, the Wire Fox Terrier hardly ever turns down a chase, a hunt or an invite to playtime. Tenacious yet amiable, established however devoted, this Terrier stands on the tiptoe of expectation, at any time prepared for life’s adventures.

Wire Fox Terrier pedigree and historical past

Developed in the 19th century British Isles, the warn and lively Wire Fox Terrier was bred to hunt, as perfectly as to obtain and eliminate farm vermin. His probably ancestors were being black-and-tan doing the job rough-coated Terriers originating in Wales and northern England.

The Wire Fox Terrier’s history is carefully tied to English Fox hunting. Hounds would chase the fox till he went to floor, then Terriers had been wanted to pester the fox from hiding sites. The Wire Fox Terrier, a mix of pace, endurance and tenacity, could operate in the vicinity of the hounds and horses all through the hunt with electricity still left to follow a fox into burrows. Some hunters carried the early Terriers in their saddlebags, dropping them to drive the fox out as required.