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Jack Russell Terrier

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Jack Russell Terrier

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The Jack Russell Terrier At a Glance
Recognized By
AKC, UKC, CKC 
Country of Origin
Great Britain 
Life Expectancy
12 - 14 yrs 
Height Range
10 - 12 in 
Weight Range
10 - 16 lbs 
Colors
White, with or without tan and/or black markings. Upper body at least 51% white. Coats: smooth, broken, or rough. 
Trainability
Extremely intelligent; early training is necessary, as he can become too energetic to focus 
With Children
Very good; eternal playmate 
With Animals
Tends to chase smaller animals and may be snappy with other dogs 
Climate
Tolerates heat well 
Indoor/Outdoor
Either; will do well indoors if he has a fenced yard or a very active family 
Exercise Reqd
High 
Grooming Reqd
Occasional brushing 
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Jack Russell Terrier Common Health Screenings
The following health screenings are often performed by responsible Jack Russell Terrier breeders:

BAER Hearing Test
Cardiac Evaluation - OFA
CERF Screening (Canine Eye Research Foundation)
Hip Dysplasia (OFA or PennHIP)
Thyroid Function Test (blood test)

Jack Russell Terrier Health Issues
The following conditions may be a concern in the Jack Russell Terrier: