Welcome to the Fox Terrier Club of Maryland
Fox Terriers are 2 distinct breeds. One is the Wire Fox Terrier with its longer coat that has a wiry texture and is do dense the skin can not be seen even with the hair parted. The Smooth Fox Terrier has a shorter coat that is smooth, dense and hard.
The purpose of the Fox Terrier Club of Maryland is to promote the breeds of purebred Wire Fox Terrier and Smooth Fox Terriers and to define precisely the true type and to urge the adoption of such type by breeders, judges, dog show committees and others as the only recognized standards by which fox terriers should be judged; and to do all possible to protect and advance the interest of the breeds. The true type for the Wire Fox Terrier , the true type for a Smooth Fox Terrier
Joining the Fox Terrier Club of Maryland
The Fox Terrier Club of Maryland promotes
The owning, breeding and exhibiting of pure-bred Fox Terriers
Supports the breed standard as established by the American Kennel Club (AKC)
The protection and advancement of the interests and well being of the breed.
Joining the club is very inexpensive; only $15.00 per year for an individual membership or $20.00 per year for a family membership. Your dues support our Fox Terrier Specialty Show in Timonium, Maryland in April every year.
Club Constitution and Purpose
The “Fox Terrier Club of Maryland” (FTCM) was founded on September 13, 1938 and operates under a Constitution and By-Laws as amended on April 2, 1975.
Purpose The Fox Terrier Club of Maryland -
• Promotes the owning, breeding and exhibiting of pure-bred Fox Terriers.
• Supports the breed standard as established by the American Fox Terrier Club and the American Kennel Club.
• Protects and advances the interests of the Fox Terrier breed.
Membership The membership in the Club is unlimited. Any person of good character, interested in owning, breeding, showing or the advancement of the pure-bred Fox Terrier, shall be eligible for membership.
The Club holds regular meetings to prepare for and support our Fox Terrier Specialty show conducted at the Timonium Fair Grounds, MD during April. Education seminars, grooming classes, health updates and dog training information classes are routinely conducted as a part of the membership meetings. Club Officers are elected during the July Club meeting and hold office for a period of one year.