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The name Jack Russell Terrier covers a wide variety of different looking dogs. Line them all up, and you might wonder if they really are just one breed. Between wire-haired Jacks, smooth-coated Jacks, tall ones and shorties — not to mention all the different color combinations, the JRT really is a whole lot of dog — or dogs.
When a lot of people think of a Jack Russell, they think of a dog that’s longer than it is tall. This is
But don’t let their small size fool you! Shorty Jacks are long on fun and long on personality, too.
The Three Amigos
Three shorties equals three times the fun!
Milo, a shorty from Ukraine likes his home on the range.
Jack Seat Driver
To the dog park, Jeeves, then stop by Starbarks for a Puppuccino.
Macy has unique coloring, but a Jack through and through.
Queen Anne Legs
Shorty legs with feet that point outward are sometimes described as Queen Anne legs, after the furniture style.
Nestor is 13, but is still filled with love!
Pip is from Kansas. I wonder if Pip has met Dorothy?
Your French Chauffeur
Charly, from France, is ready to take you to the airport…via the dog park.
A World Traveler
Kobi, originally from Poland, lives in Switzerland now.
Three Shorties For the Price of One
Meet Izzy, Max, and Bramble!
A Water Baby
Like a lot of JRTs, Jack loves a good romp in the waves.
Bella from Holland also loves the water. But perhaps from a distance.
A Country Ramble
Lexi’s short legs don’t slow her down. Rather, they get her closer to all those great outdoor smells.
Another Country Lover
Rocky is a handsome, wire-haired, shorty gent.
Skip from Germany is listening.
Ready for the Weather
These two smooth-coated shorties are ready for whatever the weather may throw at them!
Four on the Floor
Why have just one shorty when you can have three? And why have just three when you can have four?
Thunder from Poland looks ready to conquer the city…from the couch.
Check out lovely Molly. She’s ready to play with you!
Izzy is already planning an escape. And those short legs are only going to help!
Long on Love, Energy and Playfulness
We love our shorty Jacks!
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