Smooth Foxton:Boston Terrier and Smooth Fox Terrier Mix

Hybrid Breed

Boston Terrier + Smooth Fox Terrier


The Smooth Foxton - Boston Terrier and Smooth Fox Terrier Mix

The Smooth Foxton is an intriguing blend of the dynamic Boston Terrier and the bold Smooth Fox Terrier. Sometimes known as the "Foxton Terrier," this charming hybrid combines the best traits of its parent breeds and is a great addition to any family.

Origin of the Smooth Foxton

The Smooth Foxton is a so-called "designer dog" and is the cross between a Boston Terrier and a Smooth Fox Terrier. Although the exact history of this mixed breed is difficult to trace, the origin of both parent breeds can give us a good insight into their roots. The Boston Terrier originated in the United States and became popular for its cheerful and friendly character. The Smooth Fox Terrier, on the other hand, comes from England and was revered for its hunting skills and sharp instincts.

Suitability and attitude

The Smooth Foxton is a versatile family dog that adapts well to a variety of living conditions. He does well in apartments as well as in houses with large gardens. However, it is important that he receives enough exercise and mental stimulation to satisfy his high energy level and intelligence. Daily walks and playtime are a must, as well as mental challenges through training and toys.

Alternate Name -
Origin USA - 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 of the Smooth Foxton

The Smooth Foxton is known for his energetic and loving character. He is extremely intelligent and adaptive, which makes him an excellent partner for various types of dog sports. With an innate hunting instinct from the Smooth Fox Terrier, the Smooth Foxton can be a natural guard dog, always alert and ready to protect his territory and family.

Despite his energetic nature, the Smooth Foxton loves to spend time with his family and makes an excellent companion for children. However, he should always be supervised when playing with young children due to his sometimes boisterous nature.

Overall, the Smooth Foxton is a loving, energetic, and intelligent dog that is suitable as a watchdog as well as a family companion. With adequate exercise and mental stimulation, this charming mixed breed will be the perfect addition to any active family.

Diseases and health

The Smooth Foxton can be prone to health problems such as eye disease, skin problems, patellar luxation, and hip dysplasia . Grooming requires weekly brushing of the short, smooth coat. In addition, regular dental cleanings are important to prevent dental problems. It is also advisable to keep the ears clean and trim the claws if they do not wear down naturally. Regular veterinary examinations are important to detect and treat possible health problems early.

As a mixed breed dog, the Smooth Foxton can inherit various physical characteristics from both parents. This breed is usually small to medium in size, weighing between 6 and 12 kilograms and standing between 30 and 40 centimeters tall. Their coat is often short and smooth, hence the name "Smooth" Foxton. Color-wise, they can have a wide range of white, black, brown and brindle, often with distinctive patterns.

Fur length short
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Standing Ears - Tilt-ear
Tail stubby - lang
Anatomy muscular, slim, sporty
Size ♀ 33 - 44 cm
Weight ♀ 6 - 10 kg
Size ♂ 30 - 43 cm
Weight ♂ 6 - 11 kg
Suitable For Children, Children
  • Shortness of breath

    Difficult breathing can be recognized by the dog's rattling and sometimes accelerated breathing rate.

  • Patellar problems

    Problems with the Patellar can be a displacement or weak kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs, also because of overweight.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Spinal disorders

    However, as the dog ages, this elasticity can be lost and completely inhibited by diseases such as spondylosis.

  • 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.

  • The size can vary greatly and is usually between 30 and 40 cm.

  • The Smooth Foxton has a relatively smooth, short coat with a softer undercoat.

  • They are intelligent, outgoing and lovable dogs who have a strong bond with their family.

  • Smooth Foxtons are quite active dogs that need a lot of exercise. They need to get enough exercise every day to stay healthy and satisfy their urge to move.

  • It requires relatively little care. A regular brushing is enough to keep the coat clean and healthy. It is also important to check teeth and ears regularly to detect and treat possible problems.

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