Jack Russell Terriers
Jennifer Taylor
Jennifer Taylor
Origin of the Breed
• Originally bred in England
• Bred by Reverend John Russell
• Origins dating back to the 19th
Century
Facts About Jack Russell
Terriers
• Bred primarily for fox hunting
• Life expectancy: 15 years
• Very energetic dogs
Characteristics
• 10-15 inches in height
• 14-18 pounds in
weight
• Predominately white
with brown markings
• Can be short-haired
or long-haired
• Very intelligent and
obedient
Recommendations for
Owners
• Can be friendly with kids but can also
be very aggressive
• Must have regular exercise
• Indoor dog
• Good for hunting small game: rabbits,
foxes, squirrels
Source Information
• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Ru
ssell_Terrier
• http://www.dogbreedinfo.com/jackrus
sellterrier.htm

Jack Russell Terriers Jennifer Taylor