The Jack Russell Terrier is a working terrier developed initially in England.
Jack Russells are small-sized dogs bred for hunting foxes and other small game. They are an energetic breed that requires high levels of stimulation and exercise.
Friendly with children when a family member, Jack Russells will not tolerate abuse, even when playing. Jack Russell can show aggression towards people and other animals.
An agile dog great at sports and obstacle courses.
Jack Russell Terrier Exercise
Jack Russells are very active and not recommended for those living in apartments or small spaces.
Jack Russell Terrier Training
The Jack Russell Terrier can be difficult, determined, and willful. The Jack Russell Terrier thrives on exercise.
Jack Russell Terrier Health Issues
Some health concerns include deafness, patellar luxation, and Legg-Calve-Perthes disease.
Jack Russell Terrier Grooming
The Jack Russell Terrier has a dense double coat that comes in three varieties: smooth, rough, and broken. In the rough coat, the outer coat is longer. The Jack Russell Terrier is primarily white with black, tan, or tri-color markings.
Jack Russells require minimal grooming.