Fox Terrier - Wire Puppies for Sale in Frisco, TX

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Fox Terrier - Wire Characteristics

Originally bred to flush foxes out of their hiding places, the Wire Fox Terrier spends more time today as a household companion.  Intelligent, pleasant, and playful, the Wire Fox Terrier (Or Foxy, as they're known in certain circles) is a loving friend and companion to humans and most other animals. 

Fast Facts

  • Energy Moderate
  • Size Medium
  • Trainability Accommodating

Wire Fox Terriers are descendants of the Fox Terrier breed and have a long history as hearty hunting companions.  Because their rough white or black coats made them less vulnerable to injury when hunting in rough country, Wire Fox Terriers were favored over their smooth-coated Counterparts.  
 
The Foxy stands about 15 inches to the shoulder and weighs about 15-19 pounds. Though a smaller hunting breed, the Wire Fox Terrier is known to be scrappy and is not afraid to pick fights with dogs much larger than itself. Unless the dog has had ample obedience training and socialization, it is advised that you do not leave your foxy alone with larger dogs.
 
With their high intelligence, Fox Terriers are excellent at learning obedience, agility, and earth trials, testing how competitive a hunter your pup is. They’ll pick up tricks right away, too. Spending time learning these skills with your Wire Fox Terrier is time well spent, as boredom is a primary reason for bad behavior in the house.  
 
The Foxy is an Outgoing, self-assured breed, and has a tendency to find itself in trouble. These dogs love playing with toys and balls, and many enjoy playing in the water. While they're difficult to resist as puppies, be aware that a full-grown Wire Fox Terrier needs a lot of attention and stimulation to remain obedient.
 

How dog-friendly is Frisco?

A recent study from the insurance company The Swiftest analyzed some of the biggest U.S. cities to see which are the most pet-friendly. In the study, Frisco is ranked the 18th most pet-friendly city with a population between 200,000 and 350,000. The city scored an A+ for its number of dog-friendly hotels and an A- for its cost of dog insurance.

Dog parks and outdoor activities in Frisco

Frisco and the nearby area have many dog parks and other outdoor activities where your pup can stretch its legs and enjoy the warm Texas sun. Some of the most popular off-leash dog parks in the area are Ruff Range Dog Park, Windhaven Meadows Park, Hound Mound Dog Park, and Jack Carter Dog Park.   


Frisco and the surrounding area are also home to several great hiking trails where you can take your dog for a long scenic walk. A few great spots to explore are Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve, Bob Woodruff Park Trail, Arbor Hills Trail, and Russell Creek Park Trail. 

Life in Frisco with a dog

Frisco has a variety of pet-friendly restaurants where you and your dog can grab a bite to eat. A few of the most popular dog-friendly restaurants in the area include Mash’D, TruFire, Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, Twin Peaks, and Kotta Sushi.  


Frisco has many other pet-friendly businesses, including pet stores, groomers, daycares, and pet spas. And, every year there are various pet-centered events to celebrate our furry companions.


If your friends or family are visiting Frisco, there are plenty of pet-friendly hotels where they can stay with their dogs. Some of the most popular dog-friendly hotels in the area are Hotel Indigo Frisco, Aloft Frisco, The Westin Dallas Stonebriar Golf Resort & Spa, and Embassy Suites.      

Popular dog breeds in Frisco

Frisco is home to a diverse mix of dog breeds. Some of the most popular breeds in the city are Labrador Retrievers, French Bulldogs, Golden Retrievers, Poodles, Pembroke Welsh Corgis, German Shepherds, and Pugs. No matter which breed you decide to add to your family, your new pup will find many canine companions across the city.

 

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