Jack Russell Terrier

Jack Russell Terrier

A favorite in the Terrier breed, the Jack Russell Terrier, is packed full of power and action. This short-haired pup weighs in at 13 to 17 pounds and can stand anywhere from 13 to 15 inches high at the shoulder. Jack Russell’s are super smart and super active pups who love to stay busy physically and mentally.

Breed for working, Jack Russells are driven to perform their duties of vermin eradication full time. In order to keep them happy and well behaved, training must begin early and continue throughout their lifetimes so that they remain stimulated so that their behaviors do not become destructive.

These pups love to dig, bark, and investigate, which can become a nuisance if turned into games and positive activities. If you understand the needs of a Jack Russell and work with their instincts to create positive outlets for their energy, they can be great companions to have. It is all about understanding that a Jack Russell who is digging or chasing or barking is doing exactly what it is bred to do.

Jack Russell’s love to go on walks and sniff their surroundings, they can be great jogging partners and love being active with their people. They are highly trainable and are known to excel at agility courses, even playing frisbee in the park is just their cup of tea.

Their smaller stature makes them ideal for apartment living. However, Jack Russell Terriers require daily walks and exercise to keep them obedient. They are good with children and can learn to get along with family pets, given that they are properly introduced and trained.

If you are looking for a companion animal who will keep you busy, the Jack Russell Terrier can provide endless fun and adventures.

FAST FACTS

*           Two coat types: smooth and broken

*           Shorty Jacks are longer than they are tall

*           Can swim when taught early

CHARACTERISTICS CHART (1 lowest- 5 highest)

Apartment Living                  3

Tolerates Being Alone        1

Child Friendly                       5

Dog Friendly                         1

Grooming Needs                  4

Shedding                              3

Size                                        3

General Health                     4

Trainability                            5

Prey Drive                             4

Barking                                  5

Exercise Needs                    5

Energy Level                         5

Playfulness                           5

Bringing home a happy and healthy Jack Russell Terrier puppy is of utmost importance to ensure a positive experience. Central Park Puppies takes pride in providing clients with the highest quality of standards with our in-depth breeder background checks and expert veterinarian evaluations of all of our puppies. We are dedicated to working with clients in finding their perfect puppy match through our transparent services and expert knowledge of breeds.