Smooth Fox Terrier

Breed Information

Breed Group: Terrier
Picture of a Smooth Fox Terrier

Pictures of Smooth Fox Terriers For Sale

  • Breed Standard Picture for Smooth Fox Terriers
  • Picture of a Smooth Fox Terrier Puppy
  • Picture of a Smooth Fox Terrier Puppy
  • Picture of a Smooth Fox Terrier Puppy
  • Picture of a Smooth Fox Terrier Puppy
  • Picture of a Smooth Fox Terrier Puppy
  • Picture of a Smooth Fox Terrier Puppy
  • Picture of a Smooth Fox Terrier Puppy
  • Picture of a Smooth Fox Terrier Puppy
  • Picture of a Smooth Fox Terrier Puppy
  • Picture of a Smooth Fox Terrier Puppy
  • Picture of a Smooth Fox Terrier Puppy

View More Pictures

Grooming Needs:
Exercise Needs:
Good With Dogs:
Watchdog Ability:
View Puppies
Considered to be one of the oldest terriers, this breed originated in 18th century England as a foxhunter and ratter. Though not as popular as other terrier breeds, they are well known and established. Today the Smooth Fox Terrier is primarily a family companion and show dog.
The Smooth Fox Terrier is a well-proportioned, active, cheerful, and independent breed. They are elegant, eager, compact, and extremely courageous. This is a bold and daring breed that is not easily intimidated and possesses both beauty and brains.
A loyal and deeply devoted breed, the Smooth Fox Terrier is also loving and affectionate. They thrive on companionship and attention and do not do well if ignored or are left alone for extended periods of time. This breed does best in a home with older considerate children. Regarded as one of the most aggressive breeds they are not suited for homes with other pets. They are wary of strangers and make excellent watchdogs. Smooth Fox Terriers are not recommended for the novice, apathetic, or sedentary owner.
The Smooth Fox Terrier needs occasional brushing with a firm bristle brush and professional stripping of the coat twice a year. Bathing or dry shampooing should be done when necessary. This breed is prone to such health issues as deafness, postnasal drip, cataracts, Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, lens luxation, and distichiasis.
The coat of the Smooth Fox Terrier is dense, short, flat, and smooth. It is also quite abundant and covers not only the entire body, but the stomach and underside of the thighs as well. The color of the coat is predominately white with black or brown markings. This breed is an average shedder.
This breed requires early intensive and extensive socialization and obedience training. The Smooth Fox Terrier is willful, will challenge authority, and attempt to be dominant. They are prone to excessive barking. They will not respond to harsh or heavy-handed methods but must have an experienced owner and handler. Training must be done with firmness, fairness, consistency, and patience. The Smooth Fox Terrier displays talent in agility, fly ball, tracking, and hunting.
Boisterous and playful, the Smooth Fox Terrier requires daily physical exercise and mental stimulation. They benefit from and enjoy securely leashed walks, family play sessions such as ball and Frisbee, and a safely fenced area to freely romp and run in. Smooth Fox Terriers will become destructive and bark incessantly if bored or lonely. They will do okay in an apartment provided they are given sufficient exercise, attention, and stimulation.
Male: 17-19; Female: 15-17 lbs
15.5 inches
white should predominate (brindle, red, or liver markings are objectionable)
Grooming Needs:
Exercise Needs:
Good With Dogs:
Watchdog Ability:

Featured Puppies for Sale

View More Puppies

Expected Budget: Buying vs. Owning in 2020

Learn what to expect when researching the price of Smooth Fox Terrier puppies.

How much do Smooth Fox Terrier puppies cost?

The cost to buy a Smooth Fox Terrier varies greatly and depends on many factors such as the breeders' location, reputation, litter size, lineage of the puppy, breed popularity (supply and demand), training, socialization efforts, breed lines and much more. Review how much Smooth Fox Terrier puppies for sale sell for below.

The current median price for all Smooth Fox Terriers sold is $900.00. This is the price you can expect to budget for a Smooth Fox Terrier with papers but without breeding rights nor show quality. Expect to pay less for a puppy without papers, however, we do not recommend buying a puppy without papers.

Looking for a dog with a superior lineage? Are you trying to determine how much a puppy with breeding rights and papers would cost? You should expect to pay a premium for a puppy with breeding rights or even for a puppy advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $1,600 upwards to $4,200 or even more for a Smooth Fox Terrier with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Smooth Fox Terriers sold is $400.

View Prices of Puppies

What can I expect to pay for a puppy?

Median Price: $900.00
Average Price: $400.00
Top Quality: $1,600.00 to $4,200.00

*Data sourced from the sale of 237 Smooth Fox Terrier puppies across the United States on

Annual cost of owning a Smooth Fox Terrier puppy

Before buying a puppy it is important to understand the associated costs of owning a dog. The annual cost or "upkeep" is often overlooked when determining a Smooth Fox Terriers true ownership cost. When calculating your budget make sure you account for the price of food, vaccines, heartworm, deworming, flea control, vet bills, spay/neuter fees, grooming, dental care, food, training and supplies such as a collar, leash, crate, bed, bowls, bones, and toys. All of these items can add up quickly so make sure you estimate anywhere from $500 - $2,000 or more for the first year then about $500 - $1,000 or more every year thereafter to meet the annual financial obligations of your growing, loving dog.

Get Matched with Smooth Fox Terrier Breeders using PuppyMatch

Create your PuppyMatch profile in just 3 minutes to save time and find your perfect puppy. Get matched with up to 5 dog breeders with puppies for sale based on your lifestyle.

Get Matched

Most Popular Smooth Fox Terrier Names for 2020

We've compiled the top 20 male and female names for 2017 after analyzing the sale of 237 Smooth Fox Terrier dogs.
  • 1. Buster
  • 2. Bingo
  • 3. Buzz
  • 4. Breeze
  • 5. Nikita
  • 6. Butterfly
  • 7. Emma
  • 8. Bailey
  • 9. Bart
  • 10. Joy
  • 11. Molly
  • 12. Ninja
  • 13. Beauty
  • 14. Benny
  • 15. Chloe
  • 16. Joplin
  • 17. Maggie
  • 18. Marshall
  • 19. Scoop
  • 20. Sprinkles

Finding a Puppy

Make sure you do your research before buying or adopting your four-legged companion.

Considering a Puppy?

  1. Choose the RIGHT Smooth Fox Terrier Breeder and the RIGHT breed
  2. Learn how to Safely Buy a Puppy Online
  3. Get the full scoop on all the New Puppy Basics
  4. Happy Puppy = Happy Owner: Dog Training Commandments
  5. Why should you Spay or Neuter Your Dog?

Smooth Fox Terrier may not be the right breed for you!

Try BreedMatch!

Breed Q & A

Have a question about Smooth Fox Terriers? Ask our community of breed professionals or provide knowledgeable answers to users questions below.

Ask a Question
About Smooth Fox Terriers

Share what you know. Answer a question.

Anonymous asked:
Are Fox Terriers known to be very hyper?

1 Comment


The Fox Terrier has a lot of energy. They are quick little dogs with a sharp mind that love to play games like tug-of-war, chase and fetch. They can be considered hyper, but only by owners that don't understand the basic needs of this breed. An average of 2 hours of exercise is needed a day for this breed. An hour in the morning and an hour at night, preferably off-leash at a dog park. But remember, this breed has a high prey drive, so keep the dog on a leash when not in a fully secure, fenced in area.

Anonymous asked:
What are the first year vet costs for a female toy Fox Terrier?

1 Comment


The vet costs all depend on the dog and your vet. Some vets cost more then other's and some dogs are more expensive then other's. Although, the average I would say, including spay would be between $500.00 - $700.00. But again, it all depends on the dog and the vet.

Anonymous asked:
When a Mini-Fox Terrier weighs 8 oz. at 18 days old, how much approximately will he be at 1-year-old?

1 Comment


The average weight of the Miniature Smoother Haired Fox Terrier is 8 - 12 pounds.

Anonymous asked:
Can a smooth Fox Terrier travel with you? If they can, around how much would it cost? If not, are they okay with being left at a kennel for more than a month?



Yes, Fox Terriers can travel well in a car but not so much by air. Most airlines chrg about 125 for small pets but again, think twice about flying. As to leaving them in a kennel for more than a week at the outside is a big no-no for this breed!


I have owned a smooth Foxy. She lived a long and happy 15 years. She was always happy to be put into kennels when we were going away and couldn't have her join us. She was also a great house guest when needing to stay at friends homes, great with small children and happy with a ball. I would happily recommend a puppy such as a Smooth Fox Terrier to anyone who is after a fun, funny and clever dog - just be sure to walk them and play with them.

Anonymous asked:
I am looking for a dog, is a Smooth Fox Terrier good for me? I am twelve and my neighbors have dogs.



The Smooth Fox is not usually a very friendly dog with strangers but in your case it might be very comfortable with other friendly dogs.


A Smooth Fox Terrier is a fun dog. I would recommend that when considering this breed you keep in mind: fencing - they can dig under fences and jump over fences so make sure your yard is secure. They're not good off the lead until they are old and slow. They are a hunting dog after all and love a great chase of a mouse or cat and their fast when they are on a 'mission'. If you want a dog that you don't need to have on a lead all the time this breed is not for you - but don't let that change your mind - they're still fun and easy to care for.

Smooth Fox Terrier Puppies For Sale

At Next Day Pets® you can find the perfect four-legged companion from the comfort of your home, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Next Day Pets® employs stringent verification checkpoints to ensure our puppy listings are safe and secure. Take advantage of our PuppyMatch service or simply browse our massive directory of dog breeds, dog breeders and puppy for sale listings. Next Day Pets® provides the only safe and secure means of selecting and purchasing the perfect Smooth Fox Terrier puppy from the comfort of your home.

Updated: 5/30/2020