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Jack Russell Terrier Dog For Adoption in Moorpark, CA, USA


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Date Listed: 12/10/2016
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Breed: Jack Russell Terrier
Gender: Male Male

Jay (Stockton)

Age: Senior
Color/Markings: White with Tan, Yellow or Fawn
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 12/10/2016
Location: Moorpark, CA, 95834
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Jack Russell Terrier Dog For Adoption in Moorpark, CA, USA

Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Jack Russell Terrier (short coat). Oh, Sweet baby Jay! Jay is 10 years old, affectionate, and weighs 18 pounds. He appears to be very close to a shorty and is a very nice boy! Jay is friendly with everyone he has met thus far, and although he is affectionate, he is not clingy in any way. He is currently in a foster home with 2 other senior Jack Russells, and enjoys their company. He still has plenty of energy, and enjoys a mile or two walk everyday. Jay appears to be completely housebroken, and readily jumps in the car to go for a ride. Some care must be given a feeding time, especially if other dogs are around, as he has no interest in sharing his food bowl. He likely would not be a fan of sharing his toys either. He is food motivated, so training with treats would likely be an easy way to get his attention. Jay has had some training, but could use a brush-up on basic commands. He walks fairly nicely on a leash, just pulling a little. He is very responsive to correction, and will be a great companion dog for a mature home. He is looking for a home without cats, birds, or other small furry critters. Adoption fee: $200 If you would like to know more about Jay or meet him, please contact Lynn at or go to our website to fill out an adoption application.

Jack Russell Terrier

Overview: A strong, active, little working Terrier of great character with flexible body of medium length. His smart movement matches his keen expression. Tail docking is optional and the coat may be smooth, rough or broken.
Breed Group: Terrier
Weight (lbs): 14-18
Height (in): 10-12
Colors: White should predominate (i.e., must be more than 51% white) with tan, black, or brown markings. Brindle markings are unacceptable.
Coat: Smooth, without being so sparse as not to provide a certain amount of protection from the elements and undergrowth. Rough or broken coated, without being woolly.
Character: The terrier must present a lively, active and alert appearance. It should impress with its fearless and happy disposition. It should be remembered that the Jack Russell is a working terrier and should retain these instincts. Nervousness, cowardice or over-aggressiveness should be discouraged and it should always appear confident.
Temperament: The Jack Russell Terrier is a perky, merry, devoted, and loving dog. Spirited and obedient, yet absolutely fearless. Careful and amusing, he enjoys games and playing with toys. Friendly and generally kind to children who have been taught not to tease or strike the dog. They are intelligent, yet willful and determined. They can be slightly difficult to train and need a firm, experienced trainer. The Jack Russell can be aggressive with other dogs if not well trained and socialized.
Care: All coat types are easy to groom. Comb and brush regularly with a firm bristle brush, and bathe only when necessary. To show, owners must strip the coat. Like the rough coat, the broken coated Jack needs to be stripped out also.
Activity: The Jack Russell terrier is very adaptable and will exercise itself in a small yard, but it will be in its glory with space to run, hunt and play.
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Health Issue: Some are prone to dislocation of the kneecaps, inherited eye diseases, deafness, Legg Perthes-a disease of the hip joints of small breeds of dogs.
Life Expectancy: About 15 or more years.

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