When the fox is not hunting , they are curious and adventurous. Does this sound like you? You might be interested in fox tattoos. Foxes are slightly smaller than a medium-size domestic dog, with upright triangular ears, a pointed snout, and a long bushy tail. Like most animals, there are symbolic meanings behind them. A few meanings associated with the fox are cleverness, trickery, good luck, focus and stealth. Some people get them simply because they like the way they look.