Tuesday, 28 January 2014 02:21

Can't Keep Your Fox Terrier?

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Getting Fox Terrier Advice

You have a Wire or Smooth Fox Terrier and are having problems with the dog in your home. What to do?

First, don't wait until the problem escalates into something serious. If you have purchased a puppy from a reputable breeder, then they are the first phone call that you make. Tell them what is going on and ask for suggestions and help. If you choose a good breeder, they will be able to explain what is happening and ways to work with your dog to clear up the problems. A good breeder will have gone over all the aspects of owning a Fox Terrier with you before buying your puppy.

If you did not get your Fox Terrier from a responsible breeder then you have a bigger challenge. Commercial and "backyard" breeders are primarily interested making money. There is little

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 02:24

Deciding to Rehome Your Dog

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American Fox Terrier Rescue's primarily goal is to save Fox Terriers in animals shelters. Depending on how busy a region's group is, the group can take dogs from individual homes. Talk to the nearest American Fox Terrier Rescue volunteer and see what their situation is. If both of you agree that the best solution is for American Fox Terrier Rescue to take your dog, then you will need to get the dog to the group. Rescue never "buys" a dog. You must be willing to sign over ownership to the Rescue group. Then they will take on the responsibility of caring for your dog and seeing that it gets into a good home.

Rescue groups are always in need of donations in order to care for and house dogs given up. As all rescue dogs are always altered before placement, that cost can also be added on. It

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 02:23

Moving or High Vet Bills

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If you are having trouble finding a new home that will allow your Fox Terrier, the Humane Society of the United States offers information that might help you at finding Pet-Friendly Housing, as well as Links to Sites that List Pet-Friendly Apartments

If you have a Fox Terrier with health issues and you can't afford the vet bills, there are some resources and a few organizations that might be able to help you:


What You Can Do If You Are Having Trouble Affording Veterinary Care
Many pet owners, at one point or another, are faced with unexpected veterinary bills.

United Animal Nations
Provides grants to help homeless or recently rescued animals suffering from life-threatening conditions that require specific and immediate emergency veterinary care. UAN strive to serves Good Samaritans and
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