How can you tell if a Jack Russell is purebred? The double coat of a purebred Jack Russell Terrier should ideally contain more than 51% white. There should also be black or tan patches on the face and around the tail. The skin of the Jack Russell Terrier should be pink and dotted with either brown or black freckles.
Are there tall Jack Russells? Jack Russells vary widely in size, because different types were used for different purposes and terrain. They range in height from 10 to 15 inches at the shoulder and weigh 13 to 17 pounds. Jack Russells who stand 10 to 12 inches and are longer than they are tall are known as Shorty Jacks.
What is the difference between a Jack Russell and a Parson Jack Russell? Jack Russells are slightly smaller. The breed should measure 10-15″ on their shoulders (withers) whereas a Parson Russell is taller at 12-14″ on the withers. The Parson Russell also generally has a squarer body, a wider chest and in fact is bred to be a show dog.
What are the two types of Jack Russells? The Jack Russell terrier comes in three different coat types: smooth, broken and rough (coarse, longer straight hair).