Smooth Fox Beagle:Beagle and Smooth Fox Terrier Mix

Hybrid Breed

Beagle + Smooth Fox Terrier


What is a Smooth Fox Beagle?

The Smooth Fox Beagle is a distinctly interesting mixed breed, made up of the Beagle and the Smooth Fox Terrier. Perfect for active families, these dogs bring out the best of both breeds and promise a gamut of positive traits that make them excellent pets.

Origin and History

The Smooth Fox Beagle is a hybrid breed, so its specific origin and history is difficult to determine. However, we can draw on the history of its two parent breeds. The Beagle originated in England and was mainly used for fox hunting. On the other hand, the Smoothhaired Fox Terrier is an old British breed characterized by its talent for rat hunting.

Alternate Name -
Origin UK
Life expectancy 10 - 15 years
Care requirements low-maintenance
Activity level average - average to high
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Character traits and nature

The Smooth Fox Beagle is known for its friendliness, energy and intelligence. He is known for his high energy and stamina, which come from his fox terrier parent, and his gentle and loving nature, a characteristic of the Beagle. Smooth Fox Beagles are extremely affectionate and enjoy the company of their humans

He is an energetic, friendly and smart dog that fits in well with active families. At the same time, he shows a healthy mix of unrelenting energy and affectionate, playful nature, which results from his beagle and fox terrier genes. It should be mentioned that these dogs have a strong hunting instinct, which requires both exercise and consistent training. They must be lovingly taught what is allowed and what is not.

Energy and intelligence

This dog mix is very active and requires adequate daily exercise to stay healthy and balanced. A Smooth Fox Beagle loves activities like walks, running, playing and even agility training. Thanks to its intelligence, the Smooth Fox Beagle is easy to train, although it can be a bit stubborn at times.

Care and health

Like all dogs, the Smooth Fox Beagle requires regular grooming. However, thanks to its short and smooth coat, this is uncomplicated. A weekly brushing is enough to keep the coat clean and shiny. Since the breed has a tendency to have skin problems, it is important to check the dog regularly for rashes or irritations.

The Smooth Fox Beagle, like its parents, is generally healthy, but may inherit some of their genetic health problems. These may include heart disease, eye problems and hypothyroidism. Regular veterinary checkups and good nutritional habits will help prevent or treat these conditions.

Breeding the Smooth Fox Beagle

Breeding Smooth Fox Beagles requires knowledge and responsibility. Both the Beagle and Smooth Fox Terrier are among the recognized dog breeds, and potential health problems should be ruled out through health testing before breeding.

An important factor in breeding Smooth Fox Beagles is the selection of parents. These should be healthy and have a good temperament. They should also meet the breed standards of their respective breeds. To ensure the health of the offspring, careful veterinary care during pregnancy and after birth is essential.

The Smooth Fox Beagle's appearance exudes a unique blend of vitality and cuteness . He has the classic, pleasant features of Beagle mixed with the lively look of the Smooth Fox Terrier. His eyes are usually dark and radiate curiosity and intelligence, while his ears are medium length and hang down from the side.

The Smooth Fox Beagle is characterized by its short smooth coat, which makes it both attractive and easy to care for. The Smooth Fox Beagle's coat colors vary and can be white, black, brown, or a combination thereof.

He generally has a solid constitution from the Fox Terrier, coupled with the slightly stockier shape of the Beagle.

Fur length short
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear - Tilt-ear
Tail lang
Anatomy massive, strong, square, slim, sporty
Size ♀ 33 - 38 cm
Weight ♀ 6 - 10 kg
Size ♂ 30 - 41 cm
Weight ♂ 6 - 11 kg
Suitable For -
  • Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism is a condition in dogs where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones. This can lead to a slowed metabolic rate, weight gain, fatigue, hair loss and other symptoms.

  • Epilepsy

    Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Overweight

    Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!

  • Disc problems

    Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.

  • Ataxia

    Ataxia (from Greek ἀταξία ataxia 'disorder' 'irregularity') is a generic term in medicine for various disorders of movement coordination. Ataxia can occur even when there is no paralysis (paresis), that is, when there is normal muscle strength.

  • Myelopathy

    Degenerative myelopathies of dogs are a series of slowly progressing neurological diseases associated with destruction of the spinal cord. These diseases are associated with slowly progressive movement disorders of the hindquarters.

  • Smooth Fox Beagles are extremely intelligent, affectionate and playful animals with a strong hunting instinct. They are also very energetic and need a lot of exercise and attention.

  • Smooth Fox Beagles have an expected life expectancy of 12 to 15 years.

  • A Smooth Fox Beagle can have a variety of colors.

  • No, the Smooth Fox Beagle does not require fastidious grooming.

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