Fox Terrier - Wire Puppies for Sale in Pasadena, 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 Pasadena?

Dogs are part of the family. If you want your pup to thrive and have an enjoyable life, it’s important to ensure you live in a pet-friendly environment. There are a variety of factors that make a city pet-friendly. Dog-friendly businesses, access to dog parks and hiking trails, and rentals that allow dogs are just some of the things that improve the quality of life for your dog.


Pasadena excels in many of these areas, which is why it is widely considered a very pet-friendly city.  

Dog parks and outdoor activities in Pasadena

Pasadena and the nearby area have many dog parks and other outdoor activities where your pup can stretch its legs and get some exercise. Some of the most popular off-leash dog parks in the city are Buffalo Bayou Park, TC Jester Dog Park, Bark Park at Countryside, and Alexander Deussen Dog Park.  


In Pasadena and the surrounding area, you’ll also find several great hiking trails where you and your dog can enjoy a long scenic walk. A few great spots to explore include Memorial Park, Helen’s Park, and Claghorn Nature Trail.    

Life in Pasadena with a dog

Pasadena 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 city include The Republic House, Freebirds World Burrito, and Bubba’s 33.     


Pasadena has many other pet-friendly businesses, including pet stores, groomers, daycares, and pet spas. The city also has a large number of pet sitters. Plus, every year there are a variety of pet-centered events to celebrate our furry companions.


If your friends or family are visiting Pasadena, there are plenty of pet-friendly hotels where they can stay with their dogs. Some of the most popular dog-friendly hotels in the city are La Quinta Inn & Suites, Candlewood Suites, and Residence Inn.                  

Popular dog breeds in Pasadena

Pasadena is home to a wide range of dog breeds. Some of the most popular breeds in the city are French Bulldogs, Bulldogs, Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, Rottweilers, and German Shepherds. No matter which breed you end up adding to your family, your new pup will find many companions across the city.

 

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