Jack Russell Terriers

Jack Russells are a working terrier, originally bred for hunting fox and ground dwelling animals, they are mostly white with black and/or tan markings, they are athletic, energetic, fearless and intelligent, all questions concerning Jack Russells can be found here.

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What foods should Jack Russel Terriers avoid?

Some foods all dogs should avoid are onions, grapes/rasins/currants, chocolate(especially dark chocolate), avacadoes, onions, garlic, persimmons, rhubarb leaves, high amounts of any type of fish, raw eggs and meat and anything with alcohol or caffeine in it. Because Jacks are small dogs even consuming small amounts of these foods could be deadly.

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What's the difference between a rat terrier and a Jack Russell terrier?

And Tk

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Why do jack russles have so much energy?

Because they were bred to hunt foxes and other underground creatures. It is derived from the Fox terrier, which is derived from the wolf.

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Why do Jack Russell terriers hop?

Jacks hop because its easy for them. their legs are set at just the right angle and lenght to give them the right force to hop. they have powerful back leg muscles which allow them to get pretty good distance while hopping or jump up in the air pretty dang far. this is why they are the perfect dogs for agility contests.

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How much does Russell peters make?

According to Forbes.com, Peters made $10 million between June 1, 2008, and June 1, 2009.

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What is the Jack Russell terrier number ranked on the worlds smartest dogs.?

it is not ranked in world smartest dogs because of its hyperness it may be difficult to get its attention on u so u should start early

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What does a boxer Jack Russell cross look like?

It depends on which breed was the mother/father. I have a JRT/Boxer and we know nothing about her parents but she is the size of a female boxer with a sort of jack head. Give me your email and i will send you a pic of our JRT/Boxer

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Who is Russell Thornton?

Russell Thornton is a UCLA professor of Anthropology.

There is also a Russell Thornton who is a well known Canadian poet based in Vancouver.

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In Frasier What is the name of Dr Frasier Crane's brother?

Dr Frasier Crane's brother is called Dr Niles Crane

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Do Jack Russelll terriers like car rides?

yes! i have a jack russel and she loves to get in the car to nose out the window

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Is the Jack Russell Terrier the smartest breed of dog?

Possibly. Jack Russell Terrier owners will certainly tell you that their breed is the most intelligent. They were specifically bred to hunt foxes and so breeders sought to create a small, fearless dog that is as smart (and as quick) as a fox. Jack Russells are commonly used in television and film because they are highly trainable.

There has only been one comprehensive study of dog intelligence by breed. The study was done by Stanley Coren and his widely publicized rankings are published in his book "The Intelligence of Dogs: A Guide To The Thoughts, Emotions, And Inner Lives Of Our Canine Companions."

Unfortunately, Jack Russells do not appear on Coren's list because Jack Russell Terriers are not an American Kennel Club (AKC) recognized breed. The Jack Russell community has been reluctant to seek AKC recognition because of fear that it might dilute the dog's hunting attributes.

By the way, here is Coren's top 10 (without Jack Russell consideration):

1. Border Collie

2. Poodle

3. German Shepherd

4. Golden Retriever

5. Doberman Pinscher

6. Shetland Sheepdog

7. Labrador Retriever

8. Papillion

9. Rottweiler

10. Australian Cattle Dog

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Do Jack Russell terriers eat rabbits?

this is a very good question but no.they dont eat rabbits

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Who was Russell Lena Blackbourne?

From http://www.voorhees.k12.nj.us/osage/fourth/LARSEN/JKIDS/LENA.HTM: LENA BLACKBOURNE'S RUBBING MUD by: Mrs. Larsen, courtesy of the New Jersey Historical Society Since 1938, Major League Baseball has been relying on a natural resource found only in New Jersey. At that time, an outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds named Russell Lena Blackbourne came to New Jersey looking for a certain kind of mud. Blackbourne had visited many streams to dig up mud, which he then rubbed on new baseballs to make them easier to grip. Blackbourne found a stream near Willingboro, New Jersey that had a certain kind of mud on the bottom which, when he rubbed on a new baseball, would not change the baseball's color, but improved its grip. He kept the location of this stream a secret, and began to harvest the mud, package it in cans, and sell it to Major League Baseball. When Blackbourne died, his friend John Haas continued packaging and selling the special mud. Lena Blackbourne's Rubbing Mud is still used today in Major League Baseball. Before every game, the mud is rubbed on 5 dozen new baseballs. There is even a can of the mud on display at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, and the place where it is found in New Jersey is still a well kept secret. American League umpire Harry Geisel's complaints about slick baseballs sparked the practice.

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Weight of average dog?

Depending the size 14-20.

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How much does a Jack Russell supposed to eat?

2 cups of food a day but dont just feed them dog food they need meat people but dont feed them grapes or ham please. but they can eat chicken, beef, and pork

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How long is a cow tongue?

A cow's tongue is about the size of a ruler (12 inches or 30 cm) or a foot long.
12 inches or 30 centimetres roughly the size of a ruler.

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Jack B Critchfield Pictures?

Try the Rollins College archives.

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How tall is Russell Mael?

I met him once. I would guess that he was about 5'9".

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Why do Jack Russells bring rodents in the house?

Jack Russell terriers are bred to ground small rodents such as rabbits, gophers, rats etc. They kill and bring them to you because it is in their nature to do so. The dog is well bred apparently

It is in their nature because farmers in the past and probably present day use terriers to clean their barns of rats.

They were originally bred to fox hunt and so they have very strong hunting instincts. All these traits provide them with the ability to dig and chase rodents, rabbits, and foxes.

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Is a red nose rare for a Jack Russell Terrier?

Yes it is very rare and I too have been a vet tech for 8 years. I do own a Jack Russell Terrier that has a red nose. They do exist! Yes. I've been a vet tech for approx. 8 years and I'm not sure I've ever seen a J.R. with a red nose.

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Does the Shih Tzu breed of dog shed hair?

Shih Tzu's do shed hair like most other breads. they dont shed much though. If you want a dog that doesnt shed, look into getting a dog with hair and not fur. Like a poodle

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What do you call a Maltese and Jack Russell mix?

A Jacktese.

Of course you can make any 'breed' from a combination of breed names. :)

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Are people allergic to Jack Russell terriers?

Yes.

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What breed is a Jack Russell x dashaund?

"What breed is a Jack Russell x dachund"Where I come from this is a ditch dog or mutt puppy. It is not a specific breed it is a crossbred dog. Don't let these designer names fool you. A crossbred dog is still a cross bred dog even if it has a fancy name. A pure bred dog is a dog that retains specific characteristics with every litter produced. A crossbred dog does not retain specific characteristics. It is not registerable by any verifiable dog registry such as AKC or UKC

The fancy names are only a selling trick that, to me, is not an ethical activity. Anyone who has to create a market by calling a rose an orchid is the same as the old "snake oil" salemen of the past. Don't be conned by the con men. They are selling you something for a high price that you can find in any dogpound for $25.00.

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What type of dog is a Jack Russell?

It is part of the Terrier family. It is derived from the Fox Terier, which is derived from a wolf.

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