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Jack Russell Terrier

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Jack Russell Terrier
Photographer: Eric Carruthers

Jack Russell Terrier Puppy
Jack Russell Terrier Puppy

Classification Terrier
Country of Origin UK
Date of Origin 1800s
Height 25 - 26 cm (10 - 12 inches)
Weight 4 - 7 Kgs (9 - 15 lbs)
Life Expectancy 13 - 14 Yrs

Main Characteristics

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

Interesting Facts

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.

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