16 Historical Facts About Wire Fox Terriers You Might Not Know

Modern fox terriers were bred by Foxhound owners who needed a small, fast dog that could warn the owner, and that could accompany them on the hunt. The task of the wire-haired fox terriers was to help hunters when hunting foxes. Like the smooth-haired fox terrier, the wire-haired fox terrier is a brave and determined hunting dog. Until recently, it was believed that the two breeds were the same breed, which differed only in wool.

#1 The homeland of fox terriers, like most terriers, is Great Britain.

#2 For the first time these dogs are mentioned in the 11th – 12th centuries.

#3 And information about underground hunting dates back to the 14th century.

Alice White

Written by Alice White

Alice White, a devoted pet lover and writer, has turned her boundless affection for animals into a fulfilling career. Originally dreaming of wildlife, her limited scientific background led her to specialize in animal literature. Now she happily spends her days researching and writing about various creatures, living her dream.

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