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    Brief Description: 

    It was the first breed in the fox terrier family to be given official recognition by The Kennel Club (circa 1875; breed standard 1876). It is well known, and although not a widely popular breed today outside of hunting and show circles, it is extremely significant due to the large number of terriers believed descended from it.

    Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smooth_Fox_Terrier


    Links to Breed Descriptions: 

    AKC Video (link - https://youtu.be/NgziEXpqxk8):

    View more videos on AKC's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/AmericanKennelClub

     

     

    SCC Video (link - https://youtu.be/VhLrgqMm1LE):

    View more videos on SCC's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKR90_uWp8dUNpGTfQ_y_Zw


    Other Names for Breed: 
    • Släthårig foxterrier
    • Fox Terrier (Smooth)
    • Fox terrier smooth
    • Fox Terrier, poil lisse
    • Fox Terrier, pelo liso
    • Fox Terrier, Glatthaarig
    • Fox Terrier Glatthåret

    Country of Origin and Parent Breed Club: 

    Country of origin: England


    Health and Well-Being: 

    Some sources of health information include:

    1. National kennel clubs and breed clubs (see, e.g. Breeding/Health Strategy Documents, below)
    2. Population-level statistics (see, e.g., Swedish Insurance Data, below)
    3. Research articles
    4. Breed club surveys


    Breed Standards: 

    There are numerous breed standards.

    The basis of breed/conformation shows is the judging of pedigree dogs against the 'Breed Standard', which is a picture in words that describes the range of features that are deemed appropriate for the breed.

    Three of the major international standards are:

    The American Kennel Club
    The Kennel Club, UK
    FCI (Federation Cynologique Internationale)


    Breed-Specific Statistics: 

    1. Swedish Insurance Data

    • Breed-specific information on rates of disease and death from Agria Pet Insurance (Agria Djurförsäkring) is available for many breeds.
      This breed has information on Veterinary Care and Life Insurance.
      Click here to view downloads


    Breeding/Health Strategy Documents: 

    Health/Breeding Strategy Documents and Links:

    1. The Kennel Club, UK: Breed Watch
    2. Sweden: Breed-specific Breeding Strategies: (in Swedish) and/ or English summary
    3. Finland


    Breed-Specific DNA Tests: 

    The Kennel Club list of DNA tests available for each breed along with an indication as to whether the test is part of the Assured Breeder Scheme (recommended or required) and whether it is recorded on the Kennel Club registration database: http://www.dogwellnet.com/content/_/health-and-breeding/screening-tests/dna/dna-tests-for-use-in-breeding-decisions/the-kennel-club-breed-specific-dna-tests-upd-r234


    Breed Clubs: 

    We are listing sites for breed clubs with health or other information that might be helpful. Follow links below.




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