The Jack Russell Terrier is a working terrier and companion dog that originated in Great Britain. The breed was originally used to find foxes residing in burrows.
Appearance & Grooming
The Jack Russell Terrier (JRT) is a small sized dog. JRT has either a smooth coat, broken coat, or rough coat in tan, white, and black. They shed frequently and require weekly brushing.
Behavior & Disposition
The Jack Russell Terrier is stubborn, energetic, and fearless. They tend to play well with other dogs. However adult supervision is recommended when playing with children.
The Jack Russell Terrier is energetic and has a high activity level, but can still become overweight. They need to be monitored for calorie consumption and weight.
The Jack Russell Terrier is an intelligent dog, but may get bored easily. Fun, short training sessions are an effective way to train this breed.