Jack Russells can live up to 14 years of age.
Average size and weight
25cm to 30cm
5kg to 8kg
Breed personality, characteristics & temperament
Jack Russell Terriers are great little hunting dogs that will tackle anything from a fox to a mouse. They spend a large amount of time investigating their surroundings and when taken for a walk in the country will hunt for hours. They are extremely intelligent and as a result, beginning to make their presence felt in the obedience ring.
Compatibility with other pets
Jack Russells make ideal house dogs, but are equally at home as outside dogs.
Please take note
The inquisitive nature of this breed necessitates having good fencing in order to contain them.
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