Terrier Club of France
association, founded under the "Act of 1901", was established in February
2008 at the initiative of a few enthusiasts, to defend and promote the fox
The Objectives are as follows:
To preserve, improve, and promote the fox terrier breed in its two
varieties, both smooth and wire haired, and in all its uses and
To promote the frank and honest exchange of information among all fox
terrier breeders and enthusiasts and to optimize the physical and mental
qualities of future generations of fox terriers, in accordance with the
To work in the spirit of the founders and to protect, presently and in the
future, the breed's characteristics and integrity from any fashionable
changes of the day.
This means the following:
The Fox Terrier Club of France, through its affiliation with CSC, would be
recognized by the Ministry of Agriculture and has, therefore, adopted the
statutes and regulations of the Ministry.
It will develop databases to collect the maximum amount of information on
the status of the French Fox Terrier population and, for this purpose,
will maintain contact with other French Fox Terrier clubs as well as
foreign Fox Terrier clubs.
It will also be able to thus advise and propose conditions for acceptable
reproductions within the breed, as well as offer advice to the standard
and working judges, impartially helping and arguing for, a "reasoned»
choice in the mating of the males and females within the breed.
Far from hiding information, club members will have to communicate with
other breeders and any future owners concerning any health or character
problems encountered in the lineages any Fox Terrier family lines. This
is to be done as much for animal welfare as well as for the preservation
of the entire race.
Any person enjoying this race and adhering to principles above can apply
to become a member.