This breed has a larger-than-life personality and energy to spare.

Vital Stats

Height: 10 to 15 inches at shoulder
Weight: 13 to 17 pounds
Coat: coarse double coat
Life span: 10 to 15 years or more

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! Full Jack Russell Terrier profile on

[usrlist “Energy Level:5” “Intelligence:5” “Playfulness:5” “Vigor:4” “Mouthiness:4” “Affectionate with family:3” “Amount of shedding:3” “Compatible with kids:3” “Drooling potential:3” “Sensitivity:3” “Wanderlust:3” “Watchdog ability:3”]