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Jack Russell Terrier
This breed has a larger-than-life personality and energy to spare.
Height: 10 to 15 inches at shoulder
Weight: 13 to 17 pounds
Coat: coarse double coat
Life span: 10 to 15 years
Breed Group: Terriers
Developed in England some 200 years ago to hunt foxes, the Jack Russell Terrier, also known as the Parson Russell Terrier, is a lively, independent, and clever little dog. He's charming and affectionate, but he's also a handful to train and manage. For experienced dog owners only!
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General Characteristics
Cold tolerance
Drooling potential
Ease at being home alone
Heat tolerance
Tendency to bark or howl
Watchdog ability
Affectionate with family
Compatible with kids
Energy level
General health
Good for novice owners
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