Category: Terrier Dogs
Facts about Toy Fox Terrier Dogs, "Scientific name for Toy Fox Terrier Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Toy Fox Terrier Dog is a terrier bred that is so small it could fit in your pocket. The Toy Fox Terrier Dog are descended from the Smooth Fox Terrier Dog. The ancestral population was raised to hunt small game like squirrels. Modern toy fox terrier Dogs or TFT are kept as companions and show animals.
Toy Fox Terrier Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Toy Fox Terrier Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Toy Fox Terrier Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the dogs eye protected and moist. Toy Fox Terrier Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
The Toy Fox Terrier Dog is an all-American breed. It was first recognized by the United Kennel Club in 1936 and the American Kennel Club in 2003
The Toy Fox Terrier Dogs range from eight to twelve inches (20.3 to 30.4 cm), with the breed ideal being nine to eleven inches tall (22.8 to 28 cm). The Toy Fox Terrier Dogs are three and a half to nine pounds in weight (1.6 to 4 kg). They should be square in proportion, with height and length about equal.
The Toy Fox Terrier Dog eyes are full and round and they have erect ears and a neck held erect.
Most animals have a scissor bite and they have small oval feet. The Toy Fox Terrier Dog breed standard is for a short tail that stands up. Many breeders clip the tail to make it even shorter.
The Toy Fox Terrier Dog has a shiny, fine coat. They tend to be a mix of white, chocolate and tan. The standard for the Toy Fox Terrier Dog breed is a body that is more than 50% white and a head that is less than 50% white. The Toy Fox Terrier Dog breed standard states that the head and body spots should be the same color, though the dogs can have a blaze on the face as long as it does not touch the eyes.
The Toy Fox Terrier Dog on average live around twelve to fifteen years.
The Toy Fox Terrier Dogs are eager and alert. They are easily trained, which is one reason why they were popular in show business. The Toy Fox Terrier Dog are quickly house-trained and they are more obedient than average.
Toy Fox Terrier Dogs can be used as watchdogs as long as you realize it can’t do much harm to an intruder. The Toy Fox Terrier Dogs often forget their size, readily chasing and attacking larger dogs that could eat them for lunch. They try to dominate other dogs. Watch the Toy Fox Terrier Dogs, because they will try to chase down squirrels and other prey, requiring close supervision and strong obedience or a close leash. However, the Toy Fox Terrier Dog will try to chase down and eat pets like gerbils and hamsters.
The Toy Fox Terrier Dog are loyal to their owners but often aloof with strangers. This is improved with socialization.
The Toy Fox Terrier Dogs are active but can live well in an apartment. Their small size and short fur means they are not well adapted to a cold climate short of sweaters and protection.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Toy Fox Terrier Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Toy Fox Terrier Dogs they have 42 teeth. When Toy Fox Terrier puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Toy Fox Terrier Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
Toy Fox Terrier Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Toy Fox Terrier Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
The number one heath problems amongst Toy Fox Terrier Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Toy Fox Terrier Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.The Toy Fox Terrier Dog short hair makes them easy to groom. Conversely, they shed a lot.
The Toy Fox Terrier Dog are prone to tartar build up, so they need regular dental cleanings by the vet and brushing by the owner. This problem is only partially mitigated by giving them chew toys.
The Toy Fox Terrier Dogs are prone to patellar luxation. Von Willebrand’s disease is not common in this breed. However, food allergies like corn allergies and wheat allergies are a problem; owners can try to identify the foods to which the Toy Fox Terrier Dog is allergic by switching dog food brands.
The Toy Fox Terrier Dogs are delicate and cannot stand rough handling by young children. They are prone to broken legs. This problem is a significant issue for puppies trying to jump down of furniture, such as after sharing a bed with you.
Only humans and Toy Fox Terrier Dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Toy Fox Terrier Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a Toy Fox Terrier Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Toy Fox Terrier Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
A Toy Fox Terrier Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
A Toy Fox Terrier Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
Toy Fox Terrier Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.
Average body temperature for a Toy Fox Terrier Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
Female Toy Fox Terrier Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female Toy Fox Terrier Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.