The Parson Russell Terrier is similar to the Jack Russel Terrier, and they were for long classified as one breed. The big difference, however, is the length of the legs. The Parson Russell Terrier has long legs, unlike its short-legged relative.
What are the characteristics of a Parson Russel terrier?
They are intelligent, active, fast, and enduring. Works excellent as companion dogs and are skilled practical dogs.
The Parson Russell Terrier is made for fox hunting. In addition, they can be used as search dogs.
They are dogs that are best suited for active families. For them to be happy, they need a lot of physical activity and mental stimuli. One way to activate us is through agility training.
The Parson Russell Terrier is an easy-to-learn breed, but as with most terriers, they are stubborn. A potential owner must prepare to be clear and to set boundaries.
How much care is needed?
You can get Parson Russel terriers in different varieties. The length of the coat differentiates them. The breed is available as smooth-haired and broken-haired. What fur a puppy gets is impossible to say before it is born; often, there are differences between puppies in the same litter.
How much fur care is required naturally depends on the type of fur. Smooth-haired individuals require almost no maintenance (except for cleaning when needed). In contrast, a Broken-haired coat needs trimming several times a year.
Long life expectancy
Parson Russel terrier a generally a healthy and healthy breed without any known health problems. The vast majority of visits to the vet are due to injuries and accidents.
Healthy individuals have a life expectancy of 12-15 years.