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Jack Russell Terrier & Parson Russell Terrier


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Other Names

Great Britain, 1800s
Their are 2 types of these terriers. The Jack Russell Terrier & the Parson Jack Russell Terrier which has longer legs. The AkC now refers to the Jack Russell Terrier as the Parson Russell Terrier. There is much debate about the 2 types of this breed.

Use Today
Companion, hunting, ratting

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 13-14 years of age on average

Weight & Height
Jack Russell 9 to 15 pounds & 10-12 inches tall
Parson Russell 12-18 pounds & 11-15 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Eye problems and dislocation of kneecaps, Deafness, Legg-Perthes Disease, Luxating Patellas

Physical Description
Small to medium size, sturdy and muscular. The skull is flat and the nose is black. The eyes are almond-shaped and are small and dark. The ears are v-shaped and fold forward. Short tail is carried erect.

Devoted & loyal to its master, this breed is fearless & brave. They make and ideal hunter being both both agile and patient. This breed may be some what difficult to train. They can make a good guard dog

Living Conditions
This breed will do ok in an apartment if exercised sufficiently

Regular brushing is needed

Exercise every day, These dogs love to run freely in a fenced in area.

Coat Texture
Short, smooth or broken coated.

Coat Colors
White/Brown, White/Black or Tricolor. Coat comes in three varities being smooth haired, broken & rough.

4-8 pups per litter.

Jack Russell Terrier Recognition:
Continental Kennel Club, American Kennel Club, United Kennel Club, New Zealand Kennel Club, American Pet Registry , Fédération Cynologique Internationale,Canadian Kennel Club, National Kennel Club
Parson Russell Terrier Recognition:
American Kennel Club, Continental Kennel Club, National Kennel Club,
American Pet Registry


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Jack Russell Terrier & Parson Russell Terrier Breeders

Please make sure you do your research on every breeder before purchasing puppies. Pets Place does not take any responsibility for any breeders listed that may not be reputable or up to your standards. This is your responsibilty as the buyer to do your research to make sure all appropriate health tests are done..

Rutaaro Parson Russells
Location: West Yorkshire, England
Phone: 01924 443465

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