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Parson Russell Terrier

Dog Parson Russell Terrier

The Parson Russell Terrier, also known as the Smooth-Coated Jack Russell Terrier, is an energetic and dedicated breed of dog.

The Parson Russell Terrier is a small to medium sized dog (36 cm), well proportioned and muscular (7 kg). It has a wedge-shaped head with lively, playful eyes, and V-shaped ears, carried erect or slightly drooping. The tail is usually cropped to a moderate length.

The coat of the Parson Russell Terrier is short, dense and smooth. The most common colors are white with black, brown or tan flecks. Some variants may have a tricolor or brindle coat.

This dog is known for its boundless energy and liveliness. He is very active, agile and has a strong hunting instinct. The Parson Russell Terrier is smart, bold and courageous. He is also very sociable, friendly and affectionate towards his family.

However, due to his dynamic temperament, he requires early and constant training and socialization to channel his energy appropriately. He can be a little stubborn, but with a consistent, positive approach, he's usually easy to train.

The Parson Russell Terrier is a dog suitable for active people and dynamic families. He enjoys outdoor activities, games and stimulating exercises. Daily walks, play sessions and mental challenges are essential for his physical and mental well-being.

In terms of health, the Parson Russell Terrier is generally hardy, but can be predisposed to certain ailments, including eye problems, skin problems, and patella dislocations. Regular visits to the vet, a balanced diet and adequate exercise help maintain overall health.

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