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Jack Rat Terrier

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Jack Rat Terrier Overview

Jack Rat Terrier is a hybrid dog and a mix of Jack Russell Terrier and Rat Terrier. These both pure breeds are strong, athletic agile and graceful. The Rat terrier is stubborn hunter in the ground, a reasonable dog at home and good companion. The rat terrier has a passion to chase a ball and love to play the games. The Jack-Rat-Terriers has the normally standard weight lies between 20 and 26 lbs and the tallness 13 – 18 inches in general. The height and the weight of the mix of Jack Russell Terrier and Rat Terrier may be varied due to good health care and well diet.

Jack Rat Terriers are brilliant pest control canines and the excellent hunting dogs. They can be good working dogs. They may be good pets. The Jack Rat Terriers are may be snuggle dogs. The Jack rat terriers have a strong instinct of hunting dog and also follow their nose rather. The predicted life limit of the Jack Rat terrier is normally 15-18. The age limit or life Expectancy may vary. A disaster can ends the life before this predicted period and the better look after of a dog and health care permit it a long life. The Jack Rat Terrier has a worth seeing appearance. The beautiful head and the triangular shaped ears, blue, black, dark brown colored almond shaped eyes are fullest of life and intelligence. And overlapped upper one to the lower one strong teeth, fairly muscular neck with gradual width at the shoulders. The Jack Rat Terrier has a strong back. The chest is small. And the predominated white colors are found with black, tan, brown or black spots.

The qualities that are inherited from both parents make the personality of Jack Rat Terrier unique and different from the other dogs. The some of the qualities that are inherited are as calmness, shorter hair, more awareness of moods and body language, lower intensity - more relaxation oriented, affectionate, high stamina, excitability, impressive physical strength, sense of humor, independence, strong hunting instinct. With these qualities the Jack rat terriers like to jump play the games and running also. Jack rat terriers hybrid are smart, quick, fierce and having keenness of life with a blooming personality. Good with children if socialized enough from the puppy-hood.

With a good socialization from their puppy-hood they will be great with other pets, dogs and the children. They like to be accompanied with the other dogs, pets and the children who are the brought- up with them from infancy to youth. Jack rat terrier the mix of Jack Russell Terrier and the Rat terrier is a high shedding hybrid dog. It is recommended that hair should be trimmed/clipped off during the summer. Nail should be trimmed and teeth should be brushed. Ears should be checked occasionally. If the hairs not trimmed then brush at least twice a week by this means the dead hairs will be removed of. Comb the Jack Rat terriers with a plastic hard brush.

The study of the both ancestors of this hybrid dog shows some health issues of the parent of the Jack Rat Terrier such as Jack Russell has knees and the eyes issues along with the hip disorders that is always associated with the small breeds. On the other hand the Rat Terriers have the issues of head injuries in some cases that have not complete fusion in the bones in head’s crown. One from these health issues can be found rarely in the Jack Rat Terriers but the hybrids always have no or less health issues.

The Jack Rat terriers are mostly nimble, graceful, powerful and hunting dogs. They have a great passion to play a game of chasing the ball. The Jack Russell/Rat terrier mix breed the Jack rat terriers are needed a lot of socialization from their puppy-hood, and some basic commands firmly during this period of growing age. Exercises and the playing of games are very significant part of the canine’s life. Long walks and the running are required by this hybrid dog. The medium/Moderated yard gives the opportunity to the dogs for a good running.

Jack Rat Terrier Life Expectancy

The predicted life limit of the Jack Rat terrier is normally 15-18. The age limit or life Expectancy may vary. A disaster can ends the life before this predicted period and the better look after of a dog and health care permit it a long life.

Jack Rat Terrier Appearance

Jack-Rat-Terrier has an appearance almost same to the Russell terrier, the flat head, ears with a reasonable width which are slim to the eyes. The color of the nose will be the black in general. Well bonded strong jaws are there. And the cheeks are strong and the full of the muscles. The eyes fullest with intelligence and the life are almond shaped colored blue, dark brown and black. The Jack rat terrier has the triangular shaped forward dropped slightly with a reasonable thickness close to the head. And overlapped upper one to the lower one strong teeth, fairly muscular neck with gradual width at the shoulders. The Jack Rat Terrier has a strong back. The chest is small. And the predominated white colors are found with black, tan, brown or black spots

Jack Rat Terrier Weight and Height

The Jack-Rat-Terriers has the normally standard weight lies between 20 and 26 lbs and the tallness 13 – 18 inches in general. The height and the weight of the mix of Jack Russell Terrier and Rat Terrier may be varied due to good health care and well diet..

Jack Rat Terrier Temperament

Jack-Rat-Terrier are the brilliant pest control dogs and as well as they are an excellent outstanding hunting dog. Jack Rat terriers are not only good for working dogs they may be a good family dog with sufficient socialization. These are the active dogs and required a leader having active life style. When they are socialized well enough they may be little bit lazy and playful. They like to relax when the energy of this hybrid dog expended, remember once if they have expanded their power then they used to relax next to the pack leader/owner for the night rest. Furthermore, the Jack rat terriers may be used as a snuggle dogs. Jack rat terrier mix of Jack Russell terrier and Rat terrier having the strong instinct of hunting dogs and follow their nose rather. Jack Rat Terriers hybrid needed firm training and socialization from their puppy-hood and like to obey basic commands. Mix of Jack Russell Terrier and Rat Terrier is easier to train than the pure breeds and this is due to the emotional intelligence inherited from the side of rat terrier.

The qualities that are inherited from both parents make the personality of Jack-Rat-Terrier unique and different from the other dogs. The some of the qualities that are inherited are as calmness, shorter hair, more awareness of moods and body language, lower intensity - more relaxation oriented, affectionate, high stamina, excitability, impressive physical strength, sense of humor, independence, strong hunting instinct. With these qualities the Jack rat terriers like to jump play the games and running also. Jack rat terriers hybrid are smart, quick, fierce and having keenness of life with a blooming personality. Good with children if socialized enough from the puppy-hood.

Jack Rat Terrier Behavior with Children and Other Pets

The Jack-Rat-Terriers has some characteristics of the Rat Terriers who are more sociable with other dogs and cats than other terriers. Some dogs of this breed are still dominant with other dogs of co-sex. With a good socialization from their puppy-hood they will be great with other pets, dogs and the children. They like to be accompanied with the other dogs, pets and the children who are the brought- up with them from infancy to youth.

Jack Rat Terrier Care & Grooming

Jack rat terrier the mix of Jack Russell Terrier and the Rat terrier is a high shedding hybrid dog. It is recommended that hair should be trimmed/clipped off during the summer. Nail should be trimmed and teeth should be brushed. Ears should be checked occasionally. If the hairs not trimmed then brush at least twice a week by this means the dead hairs will be removed of. Comb the Jack Rat terriers with a plastic hard brush. The bath is allowed when they get some dirt. When the hairs are long and not trimmed the use of slicker brush is recommended. This way of combing keeps the coat in a condition worth seeing.

Jack Rat Terrier Health Issues

Jack rat terrier is mix of the Jack Russell terrier and Rat Terrier and recognized as a hybrid dog. Hybrid dogs have less health issues than the pure breeds in general. The study of the both ancestors of this hybrid dog shows some health issues of the parent of the Jack Rat Terrier such as Jack Russell has knees and the eyes issues along with the hip disorders that is always associated with the small breeds. On the other hand the Rat Terriers have the issues of head injuries in some cases that have not complete fusion in the bones in head’s crown. One from these health issues can be found rarely in the Jack Rat Terriers but the hybrids always have no or less health issues.

Jack Rat Terrier Training

The Jack Rat terriers are mostly nimble, graceful, powerful and hunting dogs. They have a great passion to play a game of chasing the ball. The Jack Russell/Rat terrier mix breed the Jack rat terriers are needed a lot of socialization from their puppy-hood, and some basic commands firmly during this period of growing age. The hybrid Jack rat terrier is easier to train than the pure breed Jack Russell terrier and Rat Terrier. They have the emotional intelligence in their instinct qualities which comes from the Jack Russell terrier. This is a hybrid dog which is easy to train from their puppy-hood.

Jack Rat Terrier Exercise

The Jack Rat Terriers are demands an active owner who has an active life style. They need a lot of exercise same like the Jack Russell Terrier. They like to chase a ball and to go on a long walk and a running. Exercises and the playing of games are very significant part of the canine’s life. Long walks and the running are required by this hybrid dog. The medium/Moderated yard gives the opportunity to the dogs for a good running.

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