Jack Russell

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Jack Russell

n
(Animals) a small short-legged terrier having a white coat with tan, black, or lemon markings: there are rough- and smooth-haired varieties. Also called: Jack Russell terrier
[named after John Russell (1795–1883), English clergyman who developed the breed]

Jack Russell

- A type of terrier—not recognized as a distinct breed— named for the Rev. John Russell (1795-1883) of Devonshire.
See also related terms for terrier.
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Jack Russell terriers are prone to a few problems with the potential to cause pain and discomfort to the eyes.
The top five missing breeds include, Labrador Retrievers, Border Collies, German Shepherd Dogs and Jack Russell Terriers, and collectively make up 30 per cent of the total number of dogs missing.
The dobermans, boxers, Jack Russell terriers and terrier crosses, had their tails removed without anaesthetic, for no reason other than appearance.
Jack Russell terriers Punch and Judy, eight, are a lively pair of siblings who need a new family.
The mom-of two had added three more puppies to the family of her five Jack Russell terriers in 2013.
Parents, please note that Jack Russell terriers such as Abbygail are an extremely high-energy breed of dog, unsuited to apartment life.
We had a cocker spaniel a few years ago which was attacked by several Jack Russell terriers.
I FOUND my two Jack Russell terriers with a chunk of blue-coloured rat bait.
Friday, July 16, featuring Jack Russell terriers "going to ground" and remarks by Nestle Purina Chief Executive Officer W.
No, it was finding a London hotel willing to accommodate his two pet Jack Russell terriers.
We Give Our Hearts to Dogs to Tear: Intimations of Their Immortality is a thirty-year love story between humans and their animal companions, Jack Russell terriers, and tells of the authors' search for the immortality of dogs and what makes them special.
Lee Howard, 41, of Shinwell Crescent, South Bank, Middlesbrough, was sentenced at Teesside Magistrates' Court after admitting keeping 11 dogs and 16 birds despite a ban; causing unnecessary suffering to six Jack Russell terriers by letting sores form on their paws and to one of the six by failing to give veterinary care for an ear infection.