Jack Russells are sturdy and tough. His body length must be in proportion to his height and his head must also be well balanced and in proportion to his body. They are commonly white with black, tan or solid white. The coat is short and smooth or rough and broken.
Jack Russell’s were developed in 19th century England by a clergyman named Jack Russell.
Jack Russell Terriers are alert, lively, bold creatures that are known to be full of energy and a bit on the hyper side. If you don’t mind the activeness, they are very loyal, caring family pets. They are ideally suited for several dog sports such as flyball or agility. Rusells are like children – give them an inch and they want a mile; they are willful and determined.
Brush regularly with a firm bristle brush. Bathe only as needed.
12 – 14 inches
13 – 15 Years
Jack Russells can be susceptible to dislocated kneecaps, deafness and eye problems.
Good with Children
Yes, they love to play with children!
Good with other Pets
Yes, however they are very active and it can be bothersome to other pets in the home.