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 be... More »

Jack Russell dogs shed about as much as any other short-hair dog. They shed continuously throughout the year and not just during certain seasons. The shedding is not excessive, but it is enough to warrant proper care. More »

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... More »

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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... More »

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 ter... More »

Jack Russell puppies should be fed a commercial dry diet that includes meat, such as chicken or fish, as the primary ingredient. Avoid foods that list grains in the first five ingredients. Jack Russell puppies need aroun... More »

Irish Jack Russells are small terriers with short, often white coats with brown markings. They take their name from breeder Rev. John Russell and were originally bred for hunting foxes. More »