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!