Wednesday, 29 January 2014 04:45

Available Fox Terriers

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Below is a list of links to a partial listing of fox terriers available to adopt across the US and Canada. If you don't see a dog available in your area, please contact a American Fox Terrier Rescue volunteer in your area to assist you. Dogs may not be listed but are still be waiting for your love to find them!

Please check out our Urgent Needs Dogs, some need a new home, others could use your financial help.

California - Northern
Dogs on Petfinder

California - Southern
Dogs on PetFinder
ATRA Rescue

Wires and Smooths

Delaware, D.C., Maryland, Virginia

Dogs on PetFinder

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire,
New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, Pennsylvania

Alabama, Arkansas, Florida
Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana
Mississippi, North
Tuesday, 28 January 2014 02:19

How to Adopt a Fox Terrier

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To adopt a fox terrier rescue cutie, you'll need to contact an American Fox Terrier Rescue Volunteer in your area and to fill out an Adoption Application. Please send the completed application to your nearest rescue volunteer, so that we can help you get started in finding your new best friend.

There are many wonderful dogs waiting for homes across the United States and Canada. Some regions have more Fox Terriers waiting for homes than others. American Fox Terrier Rescue volunteers do their best to match the right dog with the right family, rescue volunteers and adopters sometimes even transporting dogs across country to a waiting rescue volunteer to get that perfect match.* We want this next home to be the dog's forever home.

*(Airline transport of a dog is dependent upon airline

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 02:17

Why a Rescue Dog?

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If you are looking for a Fox Terrier, please consider a Rescue Fox Terrier. Rescue spays and neuters all pets before placement and brings them up to date on vaccinations. Rescue workers live with the dogs and know about their temperament and individual needs and behaviors. We strive to find just the right home for each dog and the right dog for each applicant. The adult Fox Terrier can make a change easily as they see new things as an adventure! They have a wonderful capacity to move forward and put the bad times behind them. They simply want to have fun and be loved and cared for.

If you are looking for a Fox Terrier, please see our American Fox Terrier Rescue list to find a volunteer near your area, or check our listing of Available Fox Terriers. Many listings have a link to a list of

Friday, 03 October 2003 02:26

Is a Fox Terrier Right For You?

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Rescued Fox Terriers are fine companions in an appropriate home but their "terrier ways" make them unsuitable for some families. Maybe you know someone who owns a Fox Terrier or have met one that you like. Maybe you are interested because you have seen one on TV or in the movies. Or maybe you have shared your life with a Fox Terrier, or several, before. In any case, before you envision your rescued Fox Terrier living happily ever after while he charms you with his intelligence and antics, please take time to carefully consider whether or not a Fox Terrier is a good match for your household and lifestyle.

Puppies are almost never available through rescue. Adult Fox Terriers become available for adoption for a variety of reasons. Sometimes their owner dies, moves to a retirement home or

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