Jack Russell Breed Overview
The Jack Russell is a spirited and small domesticated dog that belongs to a terrier family. It is muscular, compact and energetic. They are widely known as a small dog with attitude. The Jack Russell is a stubborn and tenacious animal because of breed development for hunting from English White Terrier.
There are two types of Jack Russell:
- With smooth coat
- With broken type of coat, beard and shaggy eyebrows
They are always on alert because of their hunting history they require lots of exercise on daily basis. If you are not in a position to provide them through exercise and walking, at least twice a day, this is not the breed for you.
The average height can go up to 38 cm, while weight up to 8 kg.
They can easily reach 16 years age.
Suitability for Children – Medium
Tendency to Bark – Medium
Energy – High
Suitability as a Guard Dog – Medium
Grooming Requirements – Once a Week
Trimming Required – None
Amount of hair shed – Little
Food Cost – $5 to $10
Average Monthly Pet insurance Premium – $44