Fourche Terrier

Fourche Terrier

Breed Characteristics

Type:Mix
Function:Guard
Life Span:12-15 Years

Fourche Terrier Build Information

The Fourche Terrier is a small designer dog created from the mix between the Yorkshire Terrier and the West Highland White Terrier. They typically stand 9 inches, weigh 15 pounds, and have thick, shiny fur that's either rough or silky. They are typically found with color variations ranging from black, brindle, and tan to rust or various browns.

Size:Small
Length (Male):8-12 in.
Length (Female):8-10 in.
Weight:< 14 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

Fourche Terriers, although loyal and protective, are very independent little dogs, occasionally displaying a solitary attitude. They can, however, also be very social and bond strongly with their family. They an be great family pets and watch dogs. Supervision is necessary with children as these dogs will not cope well with rough handling. Fourche Terriers may show resistance in training, consistency and hard work are a must. They are very active little dogs and need daily exercise and play.

Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Barking:Moderate
Kid Friendliness:Friendly

Appearance

Colors:Black, Black & Tan
Shedding:Minimal
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Rough

Fourche Terrier Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Training:Easy