The Jack Russell terrier stands between 10 and 15 inches high at the shoulders and weighs between 14 and 18 pounds. The breed standard calls for a compact, balanced appearance.Continue Reading
Jack Russell terriers were originally bred in England by the Reverend John Russell, using the descendants of a female terrier named Trump. Jack Russell terriers were recognized as a distinct breed by the 1850s.
The Jack Russell Terrier Club of America is the major breed association and registry for Jack Russell terriers in the United States. Jack Russell terriers are still used for hunting ground-dwelling quarry and are also popular for agility competitions and canine sports such as flyball.Learn more about Dogs
A Boxer-Jack Russell terrier mix is a cross between a boxer and a Jack Russell terrier. The characteristics of this hybrid are unpredictable, as it can inherit from a wide pool of genes.Full Answer >
A wire-haired Jack Russell Terrier is a small breed dog with high energy and a rough coat. It is almost the same as a soft-coated Jack Russell Terrier but has small wiry hairs that grow above the undercoat and often form thick eyebrows, a mustache and a beard.Full Answer >
A short-legged Jack Russell Terrier has the same personality as a regular Jack Russell, and thus requires vigorous daily exercise as well as intense training. A prospective dog owner should choose a Jack Russell Terrier only if they have enough time and energy to commit to such an active and often stubborn dog.Full Answer >
Some tips for rescuing Jack Russell Terrier puppies are to socialize them well and to provide them with a lot of exercise. Another tip is to give them consistent training.Full Answer >