Adopt a Jack Russell Terrier

Jack Russell Terrier

When you adopt a Jack Russell Terrier, you are adopting a small, quick, hunting dog. They tend to be 10 to 15 inches tall, with a sturdy body and short tail. The Jack Russell's coat can be wiry or smooth, but always features a dense double coat. They are generally white in color and weigh between 14 and 18 pounds. Their head is broad, with a powerful jaw containing a scissor bite and relatively large teeth.

If you adopt a Jack Russell Terrier, they are typically high energy. Even though they are small in size, Jack Russells are not recommended for apartment living due to their need for physical stimulation. Overall, Jack Russell’s are a highly intelligent, highly athletic, and especially devoted dog breed that make great pets for a lot of families.

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