Parson Russell Terrier is a breed of dog of the Terrier group born in Britain.
The promoter of the breed, Reverend John (Jack) Called Russell “The sporting Parson”, born in 1795 at Dartmouth in Devon. Pastor, He served during most of his life in Swimbridge parish, Devon. Emeritus Knight and great Hunter, passionate in the breeding and selection of Terrier, was in 1873, one of the founding members of the Kennel Club in United Kingdom.
In 1863, in Birmingham, appeared the copies that still today are considered to be the pillars of the race: Old Jock, Old Trap and Old Tartar.
At the end of the second world war this race enjoyed great popularity all over the European continent, in the means of hunting and cavalry.
It was the first recognized variant of the Jack Russell Terrier named as Parson (Jack) Russell Terrier, by Kennel Club of United Kingdom in 1990, who published a formal interim standard. The FCI accepted provisionally this race the 2 in July of 1990.
The 4 in June of 2001 this breed was recognized to definitive title as Parson Russell Terrier by the Federation Cynologique Internationale.
Parson Russell descends from the race Fox Terrier.
The Parson Russell Terrier It is suitable for the working dog, Active, Agile, built for speed and endurance. It gives the impression of balance and flexibility as a whole.
You can have hair smooth or hard if it is thick and dense to protect it from the inclement weather, as the cold and wet. Its color It can be entirely white or predominantly white with brown spots, lemon or black or any combination of these colors, preferably stains should be limited to the head or the birth of the tail.
It measures to the cross between 33 and 36 cm., their weight approximate is of 8 to 10 kilos to be slightly larger in proportions that the version of the Jack Russell Terrier, though it should be specified higher copies exist as “Jack Russell” in some clubs working in United Kingdom and United States, due to what these clubs do not form part of the FCI and therefore, handle different to the recognized standard registers and accepted worldwide by the 84 Member countries.
Character and skills
Parson Russell a fearless and friendly Terrier.
This breed was bred to hunt, Chase and corner foxes in its burrow, therefore, they carry in their genes, and if this activity does not form part of the life of your puppy, We recommend that, exercised it daily intense they are dogs with a huge dose of contained energy.
Perhaps its character vivaracho and friendly has caused to be one of the dog breeds preferred by many people as a pet.
But in reality he is a true working dog and that we should not forget that if an exemplary by… becomes part of our family.
Leave running, ride a bike, launch frisbee or ball - and teach him to bring them back-, It will help to strengthen the bond between the Parson and his owner while it educates, enjoys and is exercised.
Otros nombres: Parson Jack Russell Terrier
Group 3 / Section 1 – Large and medium-sized Terrier.