The Jack Russell Terrier was formerly known for its work abilities as a burrowing dog, but few modern breeders nurture the hunting instincts encoded in these noisy youngsters’ genes. They became devoted and amusing companions over the course of the twentieth century, becoming genuine favorites among families who prefer to spend their leisure time actively.

Main information

  • Country of origin: UK
  • The time of the birth of the breed: the first half of the 19th century
  • Weight: 5-7 kg
  • Height (height at the withers): 25-30 cm
  • Life Expectancy: 13-16 Years

Those basic moments

  • The Russell Terrier is a breed that prefers an active lifestyle and frequent physical exercise.
  • Dogs are extremely devoted to their owners and other family members, and they miss them desperately when they’re away.
  • Contrary to the depiction in the film, Jack Russell Terrier puppies are not always nice and pleasant; they require a knowledgeable owner who is prepared to invest a lot of time training them.
  • In an apartment, continuous loud and vocal barking may lead to confrontations with neighbors.
  • The maintenance requirements of this breed are minimal, with only basic hygiene procedures and regular visits to the veterinarian required.

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