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 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 »

A dachshund and Jack Russell terrier hybrid mix breed dog is commonly referred to as a Jackshund. These dogs grow to about 18 inches tall and weigh 15 to 28 pounds. Not all Jackhunds are the result of a 50-50 breeding be... More »

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... More »

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 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 »

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 ... More »