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Breed: Jack Russell Terrier
Country of Origin: England
AKC Group: Terrier
Function: Field trials, ratter
Life Span: 12-17 years
Appearance: Small, sturdy
Color: White with patches of black and tan
Coat Type: Shedding, wiry, short, hard, smooth, or rough
Grooming: Periodic brushing
Height: 11-14 inches
Weight: 10-16 pounds
Activity Level: Very high
Watch Dog: Yes
Protection: No
Intelligence: Very high
Trainability: Easy with good trainer
Good With Children: Older childeren
Good With Pets: No
Good With Strangers: Friendly
Character: Curious, active, energetic
Home Environment: Exercise daily
Best Owner: Firm, active
Potential Problems:  
Behavior: Nippy, bossy, restlessness, noisy, bold