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

Summary
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 DogTime.com

Energy Level:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Intelligence:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Playfulness:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Vigor:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Mouthiness:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Affectionate with family:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Amount of shedding:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Compatible with kids:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Drooling potential:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Sensitivity:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Wanderlust:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Watchdog ability:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Average:
3.7 out of 5 stars (3.7 / 5)