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Parson Russell Terrier

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Parson Russell Terrier

UK KC Classification Terrier
Country of Origin UK
Date of Origin 1800s
Height 28 - 38 cm (11 - 15 inches)
Weight 5 - 8 Kgs (12 - 18 lbs)
Life Expectancy 13 - 14 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Parson Russell Terriers are strong, active and agile. They are very similar to jack russell terriers but they have longer legs. They can have a rough or a smooth coat which is white with black, tan, or lemon markings, or any combination of these colours.


Parson Russell Terriers are bold and friendly dogs.


If you are considering a Parson Russell Terrier as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They are not easy to obedience train
They require a lot of exercise

Interesting Facts

The Parson Russell Terrier was first recognized by the UK Kennel Club in 1990 and the American Kennel Club in 2001.

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