Pet information

Jack Russell Terrier as Companion Pet


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Introduction:

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Jack Russell terrier is the independent and clever dog. Basically it is small size dog. These dogs are white bodied smooth and rough coated dog. These dogs are muscular strong and energetic dogs. Jack Russell terrier is obedient and well trained dog. You can keep as pet on the basis of their characteristics.

Life span:

Jack Russell terrier life expectancy is 10 to 15 years.

Physical appearance:

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Jack Russell terriers are sturdy and strong body dogs. They are white boded dog which having black and tan marking on their body. Their body cans also having double shaded coat. They can have moderate head and at the width of their ears with V shaped. Their ears are also flat surface. Their eyes are narrowing and black nose. Their jaws are also powerful and scissor teeth. Jack Russell terriers can also having almond shaped dark colored eyes. Their tail is high with small sized. Their body weight is 11 to 18 pound. Their height is also 8 to 15 inches.

Behavior:

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Jack Russell terrier is the companion dog. These dogs are lovely, devoted and energetic dog. They can friendly toward the human being and their owner and their family members. They are aggressive toward other dogs. In starting given training and change their behavior with positive reinforcement. When you can keep as pet then take care of their aggressive behavior.

Exercise:

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Jack Russell terrier can need sufficient exercise. They can also need long daily walk and need large space to playing exercise walking run and hunting.

Grooming:

Jack Russell terrier grooming is easy because easily they can handle. In grooming, Brushing and comb should of their coat. Bath gives when they can necessary. Their smooth and rough coat can also look neat after their grooming.

Litter size:

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Their litter size is also approximately 4 to 8 puppies.

Housing:

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They are active in indoor setting. They can also happy if sufficient size yard provide for living.

Feeding:

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Jack Russell terrier body required food is 1.25 to 1.75 cup daily in to two meals. when you can keep as pet then take care of their food.

Health &care:

Jack Russell terriers are basically healthy dogs but they can prey some health problems such as Inherited eye disease, deafness, leg perthes (disease of hip joint) and prone to mast cell tumors. When they can fell in such disease, then you should early cure from these diseased. Take away from their veterinary doctor and start the treatment.

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