The breed was created specifically for the purpose of fox hunting. Like many terriers, enjoys digging and can make quite a large hole in a short time. If you want a dog who can learn tricks, run an flyball, play fetch until you drop, and who will make a charming companion when he’s not getting into mischief, the Jack Russell may be the dog for you. If you are a dog lover as much as us.
One of the best characteristics of the Jack Russell Terrier is that of its almond shaped eyes which shine with life and excitement in a truly happy Terrier. Here is an important source on getting your dog trained and make sure it is well behaved.
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The Jack Russell Terrier is a pleasant companion when it is sufficiently exercised. However, if it doesn’t get enough, it may become a nuisance. It needs to be taken on a long, daily, brisk walk. He learns quickly but will always try to have it’s own way. Consistency in training is a key. A Jack that stands 12 inches high can easily jump five feet.
The Jack Russell Terrier will do okay in an apartment if it is sufficiently exercised. It is very active indoors and will do best with at least an average yard.
He’s devoted to his people and loves being with them. His heritage as a hunting dog, makes him an excellent jogging companion once he’s full grown. Children will find him to be a happy and affectionate playmate, but his rambunctious nature can overwhelm younger kids.
There are no limits to what a Jack Russell can learn when he’s paired with the right person.