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Jack Russell Terrier

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Jack Russell Terrier
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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.

Temperament

Jack Russell Terriers are bold and friendly dogs.

Suitability

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:
Jack
JRT

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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