The ideal food for Jack Russell terriers is dry kibble containing large amounts of meat protein such as beef, chicken or fish. Jack Russell terrier puppies need to eat 800 to 900 calories per day, while adults require between 450 to 650 daily calories to remain healthy.
Black is neither a breed standard nor alternate color for Jack Russell terriers recognized by the American Kennel Club. The accepted breed standard color is a white base coat with markings that can be black, brown, cream, tan or tri-color. There are no accepted alternat...
Jack Russell Terriers are lauded for their long life spans. Jack Russell Terriers can live up to 15 years and longer under the right conditions, according to the Jack Russell Terrier Club of America.
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.
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...
According to the Jack Russell Terrier Club of America, this breed make excellent family dogs as long as the families understand the dogs' needs. Some families are not well suited for Jack Russell terriers, which are high-energy dogs with an assertive streak that are not...
Jack Russell terriers usually weigh between 14 to 18 pounds and stand between 10 and 15 inches in height. This breed has a compact build with a body length that is proportioned well with its stature. The Jack Russell terrier has a balanced muzzle and strong jaws.