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Jafox Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Jafox so you can get to know the breed more.

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OriginJapan flagJapan United States flagUnited States
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed Japanese Chin and Toy Fox Terrier mix

Jafox Size and Weight

Is a Jafox small, medium or large dog?

How big do Jafox get?

What is the average size of a Jafox?

How much does the Jafox weigh? How much should a Jafox weight? What is the normal weight of a Jafox? How much does a full-grown Jafox weight?
4-15 pounds (2-7 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Jafox?
9.5 pounds (4.5 kg)
How tall is the Jafox? Jafox height:
7-11 inches (18-28 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Jafox?
9 inches (23 cm)

Jafox Price and Availability

How much does the Jafox puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of a Jafox in the United States? How much money is a Jafox?

Where to buy a Jafox with a good pedigree?

If you choose to purchase the Jafox, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Jafox for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Jafox gets to a happy place.
How easy is it to get a Jafox? How many Jafox are there in the world?
Frequent: The Jafox is easier than average to get. Maybe there is some risk of overbreeding, as it is a popular breed.

Due to its popularity, inbreeding may occur. A new study shows that inbreeding contributes to the incidence of disease and health problems.

So be careful and seek the help of an experienced person or a professional, in making your decision.

Jafox Trainability and Intelligence

Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Jafox? Is the Jafox breed dumb or smart?
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one. Keep in mind that if you want to teach them any tricks, they understand and memorize new commands in 40-80 repetitions. Jafox obey the first command 30% of the time or better. So if you want to have a smart dog, you might have to reconsider your choice with this breed.

The Jafox ranks below average in the intelligence ranking of dogs.

Are Jafox dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training? How hard is it to train a Jafox?
Jafox dogs are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Watchdog Ability
Is Jafox good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Jafox dogs are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but observation isn't considered their main job.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Jafox dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Jafox dogs strongly protect their territory. This breed is a complete security guard, so you don't have to be afraid in case of danger.

Jafox Personality and Temperament

What kind of personality does the Jafox have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Jafox sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Jafox dogs don't tolerate irregular daily routines, noisy households, and frequent guest visits really well.

They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is a Jafox a good family dog?
High: Jafox dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and are considered great therapy dogs for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Jafox need? Jafox social needs:
Jafox dogs need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Jafox to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Jafox roam?
Jafox dogs have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Jafox have high prey drive?
Jafox dogs have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds. Cats or any other small animals might be in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Jafox dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.

Jafox Activity and Playfulness

How playful is this breed?
The Jafox is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Do Jafox dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Jafox bark?
Low to Average: The Jafox rarely barks. This breed could be a good choice if you're looking for a quiet breed. They don't bark unless there is a good reason.

Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention-seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.

Apartment Friendly
Is Jafox good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat? Can you have a Jafox in an apartment?
Very house-friendly dog the Jafox breed. It's good if you have a small garden where he can go out and do his business, but it's not important at all. You can get enough exercise with one or two walks a day, so keeping them indoors shouldn't be a problem.

Jafox Adaptability and Independence

Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Jafox dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
How long can a Jafox be left alone? How long can you leave a Jafox alone?
Jafox dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Jafox Bite Characteristics

Bite Force PSI
Does the Jafox has a hard bite? What is the bite force of a Jafox? How much bite force does a Jafox have? How strong is a Jafox bite?

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Jafox bite force: Weak. The Jafox bite force is considered weak when compared to other dog breeds. The bite force Jafox measurements usually fall below 200 PSI, making them one of the breeds with the weakest bite force. The bite force of a Jafox may be weak, but it's important to remember that any dog's bite can still be dangerous if not managed properly. Despite the bite force of Jafox being lower, it does not make them any less lovable or enjoyable as pets.

Jafox bite wounds might not be as severe, but it is still essential to be cautious and prevent any biting incidents.

They are usually not aggressive and very friendly towards children and other animals. To ensure a well-behaved dog, it's essential to learn how to train a Jafox puppy not to bite from an early age. With proper training and socialization, a Jafox can be a wonderful addition to any family, providing love and companionship for years to come.

Biting Potential
Do Jafox bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Jafox? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Jafox? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Jafox has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Jafox do?
Jafox dogs have an average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Jafox dogs need to be taught a good attitude.

Jafox Health and Lifespan

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Jafox dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Jafox is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Jafox breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Jafox breed? Most common health risks of Jafox:
CataractsHeart MurmursLegg-perthes DiseasePatellar LuxationHypothyroidismEye ProblemsVon Willebrand's DiseaseEpilepsyEntropionHeart DiseaseDemodectic Mange
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Jafox breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Jafox see the vet?
The Jafox should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year. If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Jafox dogs live? How old can a Jafox be? What is the age limit of the Jafox? How many years can the oldest Jafox live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of a Jafox?

How long is the lifespan of a Jafox?

12-14 years
The average lifespan of Jafox: 13 years
Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Tolerates warm and cold weather
Dogs that tolerate hot and cold weather are typically those that have a double coat of fur. Dogs with a double coat of fur have a layer of fur that insulates their skin and helps protect them from the cold and the heat.

Jafox Energy and Activity

Energy Level
How much energy does the Jafox have? What is the activity level of the Jafox?
Jafox dogs have a higher energy level than other dog breeds. If you want a dog for snuggling on the couch, this breed isn't the perfect choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does a Jafox need? How much exercise do Jafox dogs require per day?

Do Jafox dogs need a lot of exercises?

Jafox dogs exercise need is minimal. If you live a slow life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does the Jafox breed need?
Jafox dogs sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.

Jafox Diet and Weight Management

Average daily food consumption
How much food does a Jafox need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Jafox breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Jafox? How much food should I feed my Jafox?
1/4 to 1/2 cup of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Jafox risk for obesity:
Average: The Jafox has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding.

If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Jafox weight regularly.

Jafox Allergies and Grooming

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Jafox have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
What color is the breed's coat? What color are proper Jafox coats?
BlackTan White Sable Chocolate Lemon
How to groom the Jafox and how often? How often should I take my Jafox to the groomer?
Easy to groom: The Jafox doesn't require a lot of grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary.

Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Jafox is a good choice if you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of a high-maintenance dog.

Recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Jafox dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Jafox? Do Jafox dogs shed a lot?
Jafox dogs shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Jafox need a bath? How often should you give a Jafox a bath? Can I bathe my Jafox every day?
6-8 weeks
Rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one. It’s also a good time to look for unusual scratches, bumps, fleas, and other irregularities. When their hair is wet and flat against their body, these details are more visible.

For example, short-haired dog breeds can go a very long time in between baths. These short-haired breeds shed regularly and that shedding works to naturally remove excess dirt and oil. So unless your weenie dog got into the garbage can, you can probably hold off on a bath for a while.

Is the Jafox breed hypoallergenic?
Jafox dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions. Some dog breeds are even considered to higher possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?


The Jafox has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the Jafox drool?
The Jafox is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Jafox could be a perfect choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool minimum compared to others, just like the Jafox.

If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Jafox Good With

Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Jafox dogs get along with other pets? Are Jafox dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Jafox dogs are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Jafox temperament with other people:
Jafox dogs are stranger-friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Jafox dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Jafox temperament with children:
Jafox dogs are not the most kid-friendly dogs. If you have children, you may have to reconsider your choice of having a puppy from this breed.
Cat Friendly
How well do Jafox dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats? Can the Jafox breed live with a cat?
Jafox dogs are very cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Jafox good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Jafox dogs get along with other dogs?
Jafox dogs are average friendly towards other dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Jafox breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is Jafox breed suitable for first-time owners?
Jafox dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Jafox dogs good office canines? Do Jafox dogs make good office-friendly pets? Can they be office dogs?
Jafox is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Jafox dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Jafox temperament with senior people? Are Jafox dogs good for elderly owners?
Jafoxs are not the best breed for elderly people.

Jafox As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Jafox be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).

Jafox is not the best breed for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Jafox be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Jafox be an emotional support animal?

Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and people with anxiety disorders or autism.

Jafox is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Jafox be a sniffer dog?

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases. A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.

Jafox is not the best breed for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Jafox be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog. The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and locating missing people.

The Jafox is not the best breed for SAR purposes.

Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Jafox be a boat dog?

Not really

Jafox breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.

Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages. They were typically used for three purposes: as a working dog, a watchdog, and as a companion. A boat dog is a term used to describe a type of dog that was traditionally bred and used as a working dog on boats.

Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Jafox be a drafting dog?

Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination.

Jafox is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Jafox dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Jafox Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is a Jafox pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the Jafox breed is pregnant?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Jafox: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days.

During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge.

The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days.

The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color.

The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating.

The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.

Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Jafox have in a litter? How many puppies can the Jafox breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Jafox have? How many puppies can a Jafox give birth to?
2-6 puppies

Jafox Recognition

AKC Group
Is Jafox recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Jafox recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.

Jafox Pros and Cons

  • Trainability: Jafox dogs are easy to train.
  • Apartment Friendly: Very house-friendly dog the Jafox breed.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Jafox doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Jafox is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
  • Adaptability: Jafox dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Cat Friendly: Jafox dogs are very cat-friendly dogs.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Jafox dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Intelligent Rank: Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
  • Hypoallergenic: Jafox dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Jafox dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Child Friendly: Jafox dogs are not the most kid-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Jafox is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Jafoxs are not the best breed for elderly people.

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