Category: Terrier Dogs
Facts about Parson Russell Terrier Dogs, "Scientific name for Parson Russell Terrier Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Parson Russell Terrier Dog has outstanding long legs, which marks it out from other terriers. He is a medium-boned dog and he is commonly referred to as the Jack Russell Dog. They were originally bred to hunt and kill foxes while keeping up with the horses. With these instincts, the Parson Russell Terrier Dog are today used as good family dogs. However, they don’t get along well with other small home pets.
Parson Russell Terriers Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Parson Russell Terriers Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Parson Russell Terriers Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
Parson Russell Terriers Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Parson Russell Terriers Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Parson Russell Terriers Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the Parson Russell Terriers Dogs eye protected and moist. Parson Russell Terriers Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
Parson Russell Terrier Dog are friendly and bold besides being intelligent and athletic. Parson Russell Terrier Dog is independent, tenacious and brave dog. When at home, he is overwhelmingly exuberant, playful and affectionate. They are an attention seeker who if neglected can easily develop behavioral issues. Parson Russell Terrier Dog is a submissive dog but he isn’t shy. Children should not hit or tease the dog. Parson Russell Terrier Dogs are very aggressive dogs who can easily be trained. Parson Russell Terrier Dogs need perfect pack leaders to train them and take them on walks.
Body And Shape
Parson Russell Terrier Dogs have narrow bodies which enables them to fit through small passageways during a pursuit. His gait is free and easy with good reach and drive. They are working terriers and they should actually retain the ability to be spanned behind the shoulders. The Parson Russell Terrier Dog has a moderately broad head having flat skull while the stop is almost imperceptible. Its powerful cannon are shorter than the skull. The Parson Russell Terrier Dog ears are v-shaped, falling forward and secured to the outer edges of the skull. The tail is docked, high and straight and set further from the body.
Average body temperature for a Parson Russell Terriers Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
Female Parson Russell Terriers Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female Parson Russell Terriers Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
A Parson Russell Terriers Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Parson Russell Terriers Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Parson Russell Terriers Dogs they have 42 teeth. When Parson Russell Terriers puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Parson Russell Terriers Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
Coat And Color
The Parson Russell Terrier Dog has a warm, thick coat whether it is smooth or rough. Its coat is normally covered by all white with either beige, black or tan spots.
Health And Care
The number one heath problems amongst Parson Russell Terriers Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Parson Russell Terriers Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails. The Parson Russell Terrier Dogs is generally a healthy dog with no major healthy concerns. However, they may experience minor health complications such as patellar luxation and lens luxation. Parson Russell Terrier Dogs can also suffer from ataxia, glaucoma, deafness and legg-Calves but rarely. The eyes and the ears should be frequently checked to prevent infections.
They shed hair heavily hence, daily grooming is inevitable. The Parson Russell Terrier Dog can do well in apartments if they are thoroughly exercised.
When purchasing a Parson Russell Terrier Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder.
The average height of the Parson Russell Terrier Dog is 12 to 14 inches (31 to 36 cm). The average weight is 14 to 18 pounds (6 to 8 kg).
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Parson Russell Terriers Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a Parson Russell Terriers Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Parson Russell Terriers Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
The Parson Russell Terrier Dog was originally known as a Jack Russell Terrier Dog in the United States. The named came from a clergyman named Rev. John Russell.
. On April 1, 2003 the former Jack Russell Terrier Association (ARTA) of the United States of America, made the decision to change their Jack Russell Terriers Dog name to Parson Russell Terriers Dog Association of America. The Jack Russell Dog and the Parson Russell Dog In England, have always been known as two different breeds. br>
Parson Russell Terriers Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.
A Parson Russell Terriers Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.