You would need patience and an unusual sense of humor to be able to deal with a Jack Russell Terrier before training. No matter how cute he is, you would have to look beyond the barking and rocketing multiple times a day around the house, the chewing and of course, digging. If you don’t mind these antics then you would fall in love with this endearing creature. Discover more about our Jack Russell Terrier puppies for sale below!
200 years ago, in the South of England, a man of the robe who went by the name Reverend John Russell referred to as “Jack” among his friends decided he wanted a more efficient dog designed for foxhunting.
At this point of Reverend Jack Russell terrier’s creation, hunting was a favorite pastime. So, it isn’t strange that he wanted breeds that were bold and athletic, intelligent with a passionate inclination to hunt.
To create these breeds, John Russell purchased a tan and white Terrier name “Trump”, according to one of Russell’s friends, she had high stamina, formation and bravery to chase foxes out of their burrows, it is from his creations that the Jack Russell Terrier of the modern-day originates from.
Jack Russell terriers are a very energetic, fearless and highly intelligent breed. Socialization for the Jack has to start early, he must be exposed to new experiences and engage with different people to grow into a well-rounded dog.
The Jack Russell Terrier has a high sense of hunts, this ability is in them, and so they mostly do not indulge young children or approve of other animals, dogs included, and they may become aggressive towards animals they perceive as prey.
A well-rounded, Jack Russell Terrier is always very happy, welcoming and sweet. The dog loves to explore and always has an urge to wander off but also prospers in an environment that has a well-structured routine. So, a potential guardian must consider this.
Living with a Jack Russell Terrier requires you to be an outdoorsy fun and spontaneous person/family. The Jack Russell Terrier high energy levels keep it up and about and they fit perfectly right into a home with a big yard, lots of spaces and a large fence since they love to dig. The Jack Russell Terrier doesn’t sit quietly as they prefer to go on long runs or play a game of fetch.
Jack Russell terriers are excessively energetic, and they thrive in high energy environments. If you happen to be one of those people who love the couch then this breed is not for you as they are most efficient when they are outdoors. This is why they require a lot of activities. Daily, the lowest time needed for exercise is 40 minutes.
Jack Russell Terrier’s appearance comes in three different types, smooth, rough and broken, however, it is easy to maintain.
The smooth, rough and broken coat sheds occasionally but you would need to use a dog comb weekly to keep it looking smooth and natural if you got a Jack Russell Terrier whose coat is broken and rough.
The dog also requires weekly brushing and a weekly ear check for excess wax and debris is necessary. Don’t forget the nails should also be trimmed every month.
Our Jack Russell Terrier puppies for sale come from either USDA licensed commercial breeders or hobby breeders with no more than 5 breeding mothers. USDA licensed commercial breeders account for less than 20% of all breeders in the country.
The unregulated breeders who are selling outside of the USDA regulations and without a license are what we consider to be “Puppy Mills.” We are committed to offering Jack Russell Terrier puppies who will grow up to become important members of your family. We only purchase puppies from the very best sources, and we stand behind every puppy we sell.
Two terriers cannot be kept unattended to, they can be very aggressive and it’s a grating part of their nature that you need to be aware of all the time.
The Jack Russell Terrier is generally very healthy dogs but they can be prone to deafness, patellar luxation, glaucoma, etc.
The dogs are very intelligent, they love to learn; they enjoy exercises that allow them to disburse energy. They love food which can be a motivation for training. Once you have the patience to train them or have them taken to a trainer, you’d be better for it.
To enable them to clear their stomach, a dog might be seen eating grass, besides they also love the smell.
Contrary to popular belief, maintaining a strict and consistent diet is better for the dog’s health as it helps to avoid diseases like diarrhea and indigestion.
You can feed your dog twice a day but it should be nothing more than 1.25 to 1.75 cups which should be divided into two and served twice during the day.
Dental hygiene is very important for this breed because it does a lot of chewing. To prevent tartar buildup, you must brush his teeth at least three times a week.
The Jack Russell Terrier comes in white, tricolor (white, tan and black), white with tan or black markings.
The Jacks are generally really friendly and affectionate when they are well-rounded.
Jacks don’t do so well indoors; they are the outdoorsy type also they tend to bark a lot so you might have to rethink.
If you need a dog that is very agile and can learn tricks then you should get yourself a Jack Russell Terrier.
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