Amusing with a strong hunting instinct, the Smooth Fox Terrier has a keen sense of smell and excellent eyesight. This breed is easy to train and happiest when active. As a companion, the Smooth Fox Terrier is affectionate and protective - making for a good watchdog. Anyone who leads an active lifestyle and likes to take his dog along will be perfectly suited to this breed. These dogs are wonderful with children and they love playing all sorts of games. Daily exercise is essential. The coat of the smooth fox terrier is easy to maintain and daily brushing will prevent excessive shedding in the house.