| Country of Origin
| Date of Origin
||25 - 26 cm (10 - 12 inches)
||4 - 7 Kgs (9 - 15 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
||13 - 14 Yrs
Jack Russell Terriers are traditionally a working terrier and they are strong, active and agile. They can have a rough or a smooth coat which is white with black, tan, or lemon markings, or any combination of these colours.
Jack Russell Terriers are bold and friendly dogs.
If you are considering a Jack Russell Terrier as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They do not require a lot of grooming
They are not easy to obedience train
They require a lot of exercise
Jack Russell Terriers are also known as:
There have been many famous Jack Russell Terrier including:
Eddie - a character in the sitcom Frasier. Eddie belonged to the character Martin Crane and he was played by a dog called Moose who died in July 2006
Chalky - He belonged to the chef Rick Stein and he was so popular he had his own range of merchandise. When he died in 2007 he was given a BBC obituary.