Jack Russell Terrier

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Dog Ratings

5 Stars = Most Ideal; 1 Star = Least Ideal
Popularity
Popularity
Energy
Energy
Intelligence
Intelligence
Playful
Playful
Watchdog
Watchdog
Healthiness
Healthiness
Affectionate
Affectionate
Children
Children
Training
Training
New People
New People
Grooming
Grooming
Shedding
Shedding
Other Dogs
Other Dogs
Cats
Cats
Hypoallergenic
Hypoallergenic

Dog Information

Body Size:
Small
Coat Type:
Short
Price:
$500 - $1500
Lifespan:
12 yrs - 16 yrs
Weight:
13 lbs - 17 lbs
Height:
10 " - 15 "
Breed Group:
Terrier

Overview

The Jack Russell Terrier is a small dog that will bring many years of joy and happiness into your life, you will not regret choosing this dog. The Jack Russell Terrier may also be called by the name of Russell Terrier, Rebel Terrier, Parson, which is why you may not have heard of this amazing dog yet. If you want to know more about the dog you are looking into, it is best to start with their descendants, the Jack Russell Terrier descends from Bull Terriers and Beagles. The Jack Russell Terrier can live anywhere from 12 to 16 years, giving everyone around them a lasting experience with their loving, cheerful, devoted, and obedient personality! The Jack Russell Terrier belongs to the Terrier breed group due to many factors that resulted in them being put into this group. The Jack Russell Terrier has wonderful ratings due to the fact that anyone who comes in contact with it is instantly in love! The Jack Russell Terrier may be the perfect dog for your lifestyle, continue reading to learn more and help you decide if this is the small dog for you!

Body Characteristics

The Jack Russell Terrier is known for its Small size, which may be a deciding factor for those searching for a small dog. The Jack Russell Terrier ranges in height from 10in up to as tall as 15in, which many feel is the perfect size for an inside dog. The Jack Russell Terrier can weigh between 13lbs to 17lbs making it an excellent choice for those who are looking for a Small small dog! The Jack Russell Terrier has a Short coat that can often be described as smooth or broken, making them perfect for being inside or outside pets. Those who are looking to buy one of the Jack Russell Terrier will find that they are available in the colors of hite should predominate with tan or black or brown markings.

Temperament

The Jack Russell Terrier is a highly intelligent dog, which is great for owners who want an inside dog as they can leave the house knowing they will not come home to a disaster. The Jack Russell Terrier is above average when it comes to training, you will be able to train it fast and be able to teach it some things other dogs may not be able to learn. The Jack Russell Terrier is very playful, but can have its moments where it would rather lay around than play, but that will not be very often. If you have children with lots of energy, the Jack Russell Terrier will fit right into your family and keep your children entertained for hours. The Jack Russell Terrier is a very affectionate small dog that will want to spend a lot of its time cuddled up with you. The Jack Russell Terrier is above average with children, but if they do not leave it alone when it is not in the mood, then it may take a turn. The Jack Russell Terrier is average with new people, as a result it may either love them or hate them, it is hard to tell what will make the difference. The Jack Russell Terrier is above average when it comes to being a watch dog, it will try its best to keep your house safe. The Jack Russell Terrier may cause you problems when you take it around other dogs, you must take careful precautions because of this. If you have cats, the Jack Russell Terrier is not a good dog to bring it to your home as it does not get along with cats at all.

Maintanence

When it comes to shedding, the Jack Russell Terrier is moderate. It does shed, but it is not enough to affect your decision of purchasing this pet. The Jack Russell Terrier is not hypoallergenic, it will be very difficult for someone with allergies to live in a home with this dog. The Jack Russell Terrier requires more grooming than some dogs, but it is not unbearable, as long as you keep up with the coat, you will be fine. If you are looking for a dog that will have minimal health issues, the Jack Russell Terrier is a great choice as is above average when it comes to health. If you are looking to bring the Jack Russell Terrier into your home, some of the health problems you might have to encounter include Petellar Luxation and Deafness. The amount that you may spend on a dog for each year varies on the type of dog you get, the Jack Russell Terrier can cost you about $1200 per year.

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