JRT FAQs

Do you breed short or long legged JRT?

Jack Russells should neither be short nor long legged. The breed standards calls for 50/50 leg and body. We breed every litter with the intention to keep a show/breeding prospect so every litter is carefully bred to meet the ANKC breed standard. (Please see "JRT breed standard" page.)

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What is the difference between the three coat types? 

 

Smooth coat - A coat that does not have trace hair on the head, face, legs or body. The coat should not be sparse or soft - it should provide protection from the elements.

 

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Broken coat - A coat the is very similar to a smooth coat but has trace hair on the head, face, legs or body. A broken coat should not be soft - it should be harsh to provide protection from the elements.

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Rough coat - A coat that has excess trace hair on the head, face, legs or body. The hair is longer than on a smooth or broken coat. A rough coat should not be soft or wooly - it should be harsh to provide protection from the elements.

 

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