The character of the jack Russel terrier, advice on the content and training of the breed.


Jack Russell Terrier - the most active breed of dogs known to mankind! Within this being is an endless source of joy, fun and prank. The dog jack russel terrier is ready to entertain the owner all day long for a walk or at home, run after the ball or play with other dogs - it does not matter, the main thing is to be on the move. To curb the wild source of energy within a small creature is capable of an exceptionally active person. In addition, the owner should be persistent and moderately strict. But remember that praise and affection from the breed can achieve more than rigor.

The breed of Jack Russell Terrier, having appeared in your house, will transform it into a place of positive and boundless joy. True, if all the positive dog will not find an outlet through physical exertion, then the house will be turned into a realm of chaos! The dog will necessarily find what to do, and the surrounding things will suffer from this.

Breed standard (short).


до 6 кг. Dog weight: up to 6 kg.

до 6 кг. Bitch weight: up to 6 kg.

25-30 см. Growth of a male: 25-30 cm.

23-26 см. Height of a bitch: 23-26 cm.

puppy jack russel terrier

Care and maintenance.

лёгкая. Complexity of care: easy.

минимум ухода. Care of the coat: minimum care.

до 2 раз в год. How many times to bathe: up to 2 times a year.

в тёплом помещении. Preferred living conditions: in a warm room.

да. Can they live in an apartment: yes.

около 13-16 лет. Life expectancy: about 13-16 years.

Англия. Country: England.

В первой половине XIX века. Date of birth of the breed: In the first half of the XIX century.

Группа 3: терьеры. Group FCI: Group 3: Terriers.

Секция 2: мелкие терьеры. Section FCI: Section 2: small terriers.

345. FCI No: 345.

How much does the jack russell terrier cost?

до 200$. "With hands": up to 200 $.

от 200$ до 500$. PET-class: from $ 200 to $ 500.

от 700$ до 1000$. BRID-class: from $ 700 to $ 1000.

от 1000$ - до 1500$ и выше. SHOW-class: from 1000 $ - up to 1500 $ and above.

Education and training:

средняя. Complexity of education: average.

средняя. Complexity of training: medium.

10-12 лет. You can practice a child with: 10-12 years.

Purpose of the breed.

охотник, компаньон. Primary appointment: hunter, companion.

используется в норной охоте, но куда чаще рассел выступает в роли члена семьи. Where it is used now: it is used in northerly hunting, but far more often the settled person acts as a member of the family.

Attitude towards living beings.

настороженное. Outsiders: cautious.

нормальное. Children living in the family: normal.

нужна социализация. Animals: socialization is necessary.

Level of activity and paddock:

очень высокая. The need for activity: very high.

очень игривы. Playfulness: very playful.

не менее 1 часа в день. Duration of walking: not less than 1 hour per day.

бег, велопробежки, активные игры. Intensity of the walk : running, bike rides, active games.


Excellent companions for lovers of morning jogging and athletes.

Good caretaker.

Clever dogs, capable of memorizing a lot of teams.

Require a minimum of self-care.


Not created for life on the street, only in the house.

The breed will disappoint the lovers of a quiet life. Busy people or lazy people it is better not to start a settlement.

Sly and dodgy. The master must be more cunning.

Ideal companions for:

Athletes, physically active people.

Those who need a dog - a bell.

Ideal gift to the child from the age of 10 years.

Bad choice for:

Inactive, lazy people.

Weak characters.

For those who are going to keep the dog in the yard.

Jack broke the terrier character. Who will approach the breed?

The fire and the flame inside the Jack Russell Terrier literally burns it from the inside. The heat in the body of this lump of energy is hot as an infernal fire, and in order to lower the temperature the host needs to figure out how to load the dog physically. This is very important, as cheerful people do not need anything as much as activity. If the physical energy does not find a way out in a peaceful way, that is, through the paddock, running and games, then it will be directed at aggression towards people and animals, all sorts of pranks in the house and yard, and poor obedience to the host's commands. By the way, the attitude to animals in the clefts is normal, but some individuals, in the absence of upbringing, can be aggressive towards living beings.

Dog breed jack russell terrier will be an ideal choice for lovers of long walks or active hanging. The breed will perfectly integrate into a family of any size consisting of people of different ages, and the more members of the family, the more the dog will have partners for games, and therefore are not scattered against a big company. These animals love to be in the spotlight, and will do their best to call it back and again. The character of the jack russell terrier is brisk, therefore, if you are going to give a dog to a child, be sure to help him in growing a puppy.

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History of the breed (shortly).

The history of Jack Russell Terrier begins in the UK, where this dog was bred primarily for northerly hunting. In the process of hunting, the dog had to go through narrow passages to the prey and expel or pull it out with grasping teeth outwards. Russellies are good at hunting fox and badger, they can hunt rabbits and a water rat, track rabbits and roe deer, they are able to feed shot and furred game, feed ducks from water, work on the trail of a deer and wild boar, and also on the blood trace . In addition, they are known as rabid hunters in rats and mice!

In our time Jack Russell Terrier has become very popular, and much more often acts as a family friend than as a hunter. It boils with powerful hunting instincts, and the master needs to learn how to control them.

Care and maintenance jack russel terrier.

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It's very easy to look after Jack Russell Terrier. Depending on the type of hair, it is necessary to comb the dog with a brush and, 1-2 times a year, bathe in warm water using a special dog shampoo. Since the rifts like to play pranks, the dog can turn from a well-groomed, noble beast into a bundle of dust and dirt. Bathe the pet as it gets dirty and only if it really is necessary. Otherwise, it is better to wipe the coat with a damp towel. By the way, so it was easier to walk a dog, be sure to buy a special slingshot with balls, which will throw them up to 200 meters. It is cheaper to make the same sling (throwing the ball even further) - it will help to walk the bait without unnecessary strain.

To feed jack ressel terrier it is necessary only natural food, or to buy a high-quality dry dog ​​food exclusively of super-premium class. Not every person has the opportunity or the desire to feed the pet with drying, then make sure that the dog always had all the necessary natural products in her porridge. What kind of feeding is better? Hard to say. Choose one or another food depending on the availability of free time and finances, but remember that natural food can not be worse than dry food, whatever its producers say.

Education and training Jack Russell terrier.

Education and training Jack Russell terrier will be a difficult occupation for a beginner, despite the high level of intelligence of the dog. What teams should you know? It is not necessary to know the whole general course of the breed, but it is extremely necessary to learn the commands "to me", "next", "fu", "sit", "lie", "place", "give" and "aport". Without the last team to fully walk the terrier is almost impossible. Despite their cleverness and intelligence, Jack Russell will not direct his mental activity only to fulfill the master's orders. These small cunning little animals will do everything possible to avoid the need to perform a command, not to be punished, but to get a treat.

Training and education of the jack ressel terrier parents can safely entrust the child, who turned 10 years old. You can give a lover even earlier, when the child will be 7-8 years old. In any case, parents should understand: the child should be engaged in training and education, but you should always come to the rescue. Generally, it is not difficult to educate the breed. The Russelles immediately know where to go to the toilet (on the tray or on the street), they understand about the dangers of picking food from the floor and dainties from other people's hands, they do not learn to chew things for a long time, bite the owners for their hands and feet, and get up other pranks. All problems of behavior can be solved much easier if you start to establish leadership in the family. Read more in the section "Education of a puppy" (article about the rules of education of a dog).

Do you want to know more about the breed? See below an interesting, short video about the breed of dogs Jack Russell Terrier. Clean and boundless energy in one small creature!

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