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Press Releases AKC MUSEUM OF THE DOG EXPLORES THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE FOX TERRIER BREED
The American Kennel Club® Museum of the Dog is thrilled to announce its newest exhibit, “Outfoxed: Fox Terriers and Friends”, which will run January 24th through April 28th, 2024. The exhibition is sponsored in part by the American Fox Terrier Club. Of all the breeds represented in the collection of the AKC Museum of the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-museum-dog-explores-development-fox-terrier-breed/ | January 16, 2024
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Luke Waters Wins Best Junior Handler With Wire Fox Terrier at Westminster
This year 89 junior handlers from around the country have come to New York with their dogs to compete in the 147th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show....
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/2023-wesminster-best-junior/ | May 9, 2023
Historical image of the Toy Fox Terrier
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Toy Fox Terrier History: The Balance of a Toy and a Terrier
The Toy Fox Terrier has a unique distinction in being the only breed whose AKC standard implies that a fondness for televi­sion viewing is a breed trait. Don’t believe it? The introduction to the breed standard states that not only is the Toy Fox Terrier an athletic, bold, lively pup who will happily go to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/toy-fox-terrier-history/ | August 30, 2022
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Toy Fox Terrier vs. Miniature Pinscher: Differences & Similarities
There's something irresistible about toy breeds. They pack so much personality into a small package. And that's especially true for the Toy Fox Terrier and the Miniature Pinscher. Whether it's the TFT's alert intelligence or the Min Pin's fun-loving fearlessness, these two dogs have a lot to offer. But do you know how to tell […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/miniature-pinscher-versus-toy-fox-terrier-how-to-tell-the-difference/ | October 12, 2021
Expert Advice: Breeding & Whelping AKC Breeder Spotlight: Taylor Schwartz of Belfox and Misty Hollow Smooth Fox Terriers
Taylor Schwartz, of Lakeville, Minnesota, partners with Belfox and Misty Hollow Smooth Fox Terriers to both breed and show. She got her start in the breed when she was asked to show a puppy. That puppy eventually came home with her, and “the rest is history,” Taylor said. “I have been fortunate to partner with Terri […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/akc-breeder-spotlight-taylor-schwartz-belfox-misty-hollow-smooth-fox-terriers/ | May 8, 2020
Expert Advice: Events Wire Fox Terrier “Pierce” Named 2019 Puppy/Junior of the Year
Who's the best puppy? More than 1,300 puppies later, we have an answer. Hundreds of puppies and junior dogs ages six months to 18 months competed for AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy of the Year on Friday, December 13. Only one came out on top: "Pierce" the Wire Fox Terrier. Fleet St Forged At Hampton Court […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/winner-2019-akc-puppy-stakes/ | December 13, 2019
Press Releases Wire Fox Terrier “Pierce” Wins AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes
Fleet St Forged At Hampton Court, a Wire Fox Terrier known as “Pierce” triumphed over more than 1,300 dogs ages six months to 18 months to become the AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Junior of the Year, held today in Orlando, Fla in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin. “Pierce,” owned […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/wire-fox-terrier-pierce-wins-akc-royal-canin-national-breed-puppy-junior-stakes/ | December 13, 2019
Expert Advice: News King the Wire Fox Terrier Gets the Royal Treatment at Westminster
It’s good to be King. On Feb. 12, the Wire Fox Terrier Grand Champion Kingarthur Van Foliny Home was crowned Best in Show at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, presented by Purina® Pro Plan® at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The victory was nothing if not dynastic: Wire Fox Terriers are the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/king-wire-fox-terrier-gets-royal-treatment-westminster/ | February 13, 2019
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Expert Advice: Dog Breeding AKC Breeder Spotlight: Amanda Halsey of DynAsty Toy Fox Terriers
Amanda Halsey, a hobby breeder of Toy Fox Terriers (TFTs), lives in West Central Ohio. Her dogs are bred under the kennel name DynAsty Toy Fox Terriers. She has been breeding and showing TFTs for 16 years. AKC: How did you get started in breeding dogs? Halsey: I showed horses competitively, starting around age 12, and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-spotlight-amanda-halsey-toy-fox-terriers/ | September 3, 2018
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Breed Spotlight: A Devoted Clown, the Toy Fox Terrier
AKC Gazette breed column, Toy Fox Terriers This talented little dog is a smart, adaptable companion. The Toy Fox Terrier, or TFT, is a truly American breed of dog. We have heard so many stories from people of all ages who lovingly remember growing up with one of these devoted little clowns. Always willing to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/breed-spotlight-devoted-clown-toy-fox-terrier/ | February 1, 2018
Wire Fox Terrier standing in profile in the grass.
Dog Breeds Wire Fox Terrier
The Wire Fox Terrier breed standard says they should be “on the tip-toe of expectation at the slightest provocation.” Once a mainstay of traditional British foxhunts, today’s Wire is a handsome and amusing companion and master show dog.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/wire-fox-terrier/ | November 6, 2017
Toy Fox Terrier standing for a portrait on a blue background.
Dog Breeds Toy Fox Terrier
A diminutive satin-coated terrier with an amusing toy-dog personality, the Toy Fox Terrier is, as breed fanciers say, “truly a toy and a terrier.” They began as barnyard ratters but are today beguiling companions with a big personality.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/toy-fox-terrier/ | November 6, 2017
Smooth Fox Terrier standing in a field in winter.
Dog Breeds Smooth Fox Terrier
The Smooth Fox Terrier, called the “gentleman of the terrier world,” is a lively, gregarious terrier with a devil-may-care attitude, originally developed for Britain’s traditional foxhunts. They are close relatives to Wire Fox Terriers.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/smooth-fox-terrier/ | November 6, 2017
Pages Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lewis Wiel Collection of Lakeland, Kerry Blue, and Fox Terrier photographs
AKV 1.7 1948-1965 4 linear ft in 4 boxes Processed by Brynn White, 2017 Click here to the view complete inventory and/or to search all AKC archival collections Click here for a printable PDF of the collection guide Biographical Note Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lewis Wiel were well-reknowned exhibitors, judges, and breeders upon whom numerous […]
https://www.akc.org/about/archive/guide-collections/wiel-terrier-photos/ | February 10, 2017
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices Meet the Master Breeders: James W. Smith, Absolutely Smooth Fox Terriers
Smith, the 2012 AKC Breeder of the Year, attended his first dog show with a Dalmatian in 1956 and has been involved in the sport ever since. He quickly gravitated to the terrier rings and acquired a Wire Fox Terrier in 1957. His first Smooth came in 1962. The AKC delegate from the Dalmatian Club of America for […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/meet-master-breeders-smith/ | July 7, 2015
Expert Advice: News Club Spotlight: Fox Terrier Club of Northern California
How cool is this? The Fox Terrier Club of Northern California (FTCNC) has a mobile app especially for club members! According to the club's website: New FTCNC Mobile App The FTCNC mobile app allows members to view and reserve seats at upcoming shows and events, pay dues, and keep up to date with breaking news […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/club-spotlight-fox-terrier-club-of-northern-california/ | May 16, 2014
Press Releases Wire Fox Terrier ‘Sky’ Wins Best in Show at Twelfth AKC/Eukanuba National Championship
National Champion Beats Thousands of Dogs from All 50 States and Over 50 Countries   National Obedience Champion and Best Junior Handler are Repeat Winners!   Orlando, FL (Dec. 16, 2012) – The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Best in Show honors and $50,000 in prize money went to GCH CH Afterall Painting the Sky, a Wire […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/wire-fox-terrier-sky-wins-best-in-show-at-twelfth-akc-eukanuba-nationa/ | December 16, 2012
Historical image of two Welsh Terriers
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Welsh Terrier History: A Dog Down for the Hunt
Whenever a canine historian out sets out to research the founding years of a particular terrier, there is always the chance that the research will end in a blind alley for lack of solid, verifiable data on how these dogs came into being. In the case of the Welsh Terrier, one of the oldest of […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/welsh-terrier-history/ | October 14, 2022
Historical image of Glen of Imaal Terriers at a dog show.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Glen of Imaal Terrier History: The Emerald Isle Terrier
In 2004, the multifunctional, even-tempered, and powerfully built Glen of Imaal Terrier became part of the AKC registry's stellar ranks. In doing so, this native Irish breed joined its cousins, the Kerry Blue, Soft Coated Wheaten, and Irish terriers, in the registry. A Tough Terrain, An Even Tougher Terrier The Glen of Imaal Terrier is […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/glen-of-imaal-terrier-history/ | July 14, 2022
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Sealyham Terrier History: The Captain’s Fancy
Before dog shows were established, a terrier’s primary credential to earn a place to live and regular meals was its ability to dispatch a wide variety of small vermin for work and sport. While most terriers devel­ oped slowly, some were created at the behest of an individual and assumed their familiar form and function […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/sealyham-terrier-history/ | June 27, 2022
Expert Advice: Breed History Skye Terrier History: From Rocky Scotland to British Royalty
The Skye Terrier was used as a working dog in Scotland as early as the 1600s. Learn more about this breed's surprising history.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/skye-terrier-history/ | February 7, 2022
Expert Advice: Breed History Scottish Terrier History: From Rugged Hunter to 1930s Fad
There is, carved into a Scottish Highlands farm wall, the image of a short-legged, longheaded, prick-eared, cobbily built dog barking on a wheelbarrow. The image appears to date from around A.D. 200, and is about three-eighths of an inch in diameter, small enough that the viewer cannot make out if the dog is double-coated or […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/scottish-terrier-history-rugged-hunter-1930s-fad/ | November 23, 2021
Expert Advice: Breed History Cesky Terrier History: From a Bohemian Hunting Dog to the Terrier Group
Frantisek Horak, the creator of the Cesky Terrier persevered through World War II and a communist revolution to create the new hunting breed.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/cesky-terrier-history/ | September 8, 2021
Expert Advice: Breed History Kerry Blue Terrier History: From Irish Farm Dog to Sophisticated Terrier
As legend has it, the roots of the Kerry Blue Terrier harken back to the Spanish Armada. Learn more about the history of the Kerry Blue Terrier.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/kerry-blue-terrier-history/ | August 9, 2021
A vintage photograph of a Yorkshire Terrier laying on a dog bed.
Expert Advice: Breed History Yorkshire Terrier History: From Working-Class to Luxury Lapdog
The Yorkshire Terrier is associated with the County of York in northern England. But the breed's roots actually go further back.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/yorkshire-terrier-history/ | March 8, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Norwich Terrier vs. Cairn Terrier: How to Tell the Difference
One of the most famous dogs in movie history is little Toto, following Dorothy along the yellow brick road to see the wizard of Oz. Toto was played by a Cairn Terrier named Terry. You might think every little wire-haired terrier you see is a Cairn, but in fact there is a similar breed called […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/norwich-terrier-vs-cairn-terrier-how-to-tell-the-difference/ | November 30, 2020
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Dandie Dinmont Terrier History: Behind the Breed
English novelists of centuries past gave us timeless characters who hopscotched from the printed page into our cultural consciousness, from Daniel DeFoe’s “Robinson Crusoe” to Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein.” And in the dog world, there is one exceedingly rare terrier that owes its name – and arguably its continued existence – to a peripheral character in […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/dandie-dinmont-terrier-history-behind-breed/ | August 13, 2020
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds By George: A Founding Father and his American Foxhounds
Though we often don’t think about them in this way, dogs are really about people — those long-ago (or, sometimes, not so long-ago) figures who developed particular breeds for particular tasks. Some breeds — like the Doberman Pinscher, Teddy Roosevelt Terrier, and Cesky Terrier — owe their existence to just one visionary person. Other breeds were brought into being […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/by-george-washington-american-foxhounds/ | May 18, 2020
Welsh Terrier laying down in the backyard.
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Welsh Terrier Facts You May Not Know
With a true terrier temperament, Welsh Terriers are friendly and feisty, and can have a knack for trouble. Learn more about this black and tan breed.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/fun-facts-welsh-terrier/ | December 31, 2019
Expert Advice: Breeding & Whelping Breeder of Merit: Barbara Miller of Max-Well Norfolk Terriers
Barbara Miller of Glen Head, New York, is synonymous with Norfolk Terriers. And not just those from her top-winning Max-Well Kennel. The 2007 AKC Breeder of the Year (and 2002 AKC Terrier Breeder of the Year), Miller was the president of the parent club when her breed amicably split in 1979, creating the drop-eared Norfolk Terrier and the prick-eared Norwich Terrier. However, her earliest years in […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/norfolk-terrier-breeder-spotlight-barbara-miller/ | December 6, 2019

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