Facts & Origin
Mini Foxie Doxie - A mix of a fox terrier and a dachshund.
The Mini Foxie Doxie is a charming little mixed breed dog that is the result of crossing a Fox Terrier and a Dachshund. Both parent breeds have a long history as skilled hunting dogs, making the Mini Foxie Doxie a curious and energetic companion.
Suitability and attitude
Because of its compact size and bright personality, the Mini Foxie Doxie is great for families in apartments or homes with small yards. This breed is good with children and other pets, making it a great choice for families of all sizes.
|Origin||Germany - UK|
|Life expectancy||12 - 16 years|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
The Mini Foxie Doxie is known for its friendly, lively and affectionate nature. This breed is very social and enjoys the company of their humans and other pets. Their heritage as a hunting dog makes them curious and intelligent, and they can be stubborn at times, requiring consistent and patient training.
The Mini Foxie Doxie is a happy and loving dog that fits well into a variety of households. With enough exercise, a balanced diet and regular health care, this little mixed breed dog will be a loyal companion.
Care, health and diseases
The Mini Foxie Doxie generally has a short, smooth coat that requires minimal grooming. An occasional brushing should be enough to keep their coat clean and healthy.
Like all mixed breed dogs, the Mini Foxie Doxie can inherit a number of health problems that are common in its parent breeds. These include hip and elbow dysplasia, eye disease, and heart problems. Regular veterinary examinations are essential to detect and treat these conditions early.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Mini Foxie Doxie is a small dog that usually reaches a shoulder height of 25 to 30 cm and a weight of 5 to 9 kg. Their coat can be a variety of colors, including black, brown, white, and combinations thereof. They often have the elongated body of the Dachshund and the lively expression of the Fox Terrier.
By dachshund paralysis (discopathy) veterinarians mean paralysis of the limbs in dogs.
Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!
Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
Often occurs in old age.
May occur with age.
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.
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.
It usually reaches a size of 25 to 30 cm at the shoulder.
A Mini Foxie Doxie can have all sorts of colors and markings, including brown, black, white, gray and red.
These dogs have a lively and happy nature. They are very loyal to their families and love to be the center of attention.
Mini Foxie Doxies need at least 60 minutes of moderate exercise daily such as walking, swimming and running.
They have a medium length coat that needs to be combed and brushed regularly to avoid matting and knots. Generally they are rarely bathed, but their claws should be trimmed regularly.