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Jack Russell Terrier


Overview

Adult Size

  • Small

Amount of Shedding

  • Sheds Normally

Appropriate Environment

  • Apartment
  • Fenced In Yard
  • House
  • Invisible Fenced Yard

Behavior if Left Alone

  • Better Not to Leave Alone Very Long
  • Doesn’t Like Being Left Alone

Breed Group

  • Terrier Group

Coat Length

  • Short Coat

Coat Quality

  • Double Coat
  • Rough Coat
  • Smooth Coat

Colors

  • Black
  • Brown
  • Tan
  • Tri-Colored
  • White

Drools

  • Doesn’t Really Drool

Energy Level

  • Energetic
  • Highly Energetic
  • Very Energetic

Exercise Needs

  • Needs Lots of Exercise
  • Needs Regular Exercise

Full Grown Height

  • 10-13″
  • 14-16″

Full Grown Weight

  • 11-15lbs
  • 16-20lbs

General Health

  • Healthy Breed

Good Choice for New Dog Owners

  • Not a Great Choice for Your First Dog
  • Poor Choice for Your First Dog

Good Dog for Cold Weather?

  • Can Manage in Cold Weather
  • Thrives in Cold Weather
  • Tolerates Cold Weather Well

Good Dog for Hot Weather?

  • Can Manage in Hot Weather
  • Does Well in Hot Weather
  • Thrives in Hot Weather
  • Tolerates Hot Weather Well

Good With Children?

  • Good with Kids

Grooming

  • Doesn’t Require Grooming

Intelligence

  • Genius
  • Smart
  • Very Intelligent

Personality

  • Affectionate
  • Very Affectionate

Playfulness

  • Playful
  • Very Playful

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Training Tendencies