Medical: Caring for your Jack Russell

The following page contains medical information related to Jack Russell Terriers. This information should not be used in place of sound medical advice from your own veterinarian.

Medical: Caring for your Jack Russell

Medical Issues Affecting Jack Russell Terriers

Jack Russell Terrier Health Registry

Medical: Caring for your Jack Russell



Medical: Caring for your Jack Russell

Toxicity / Poisoning


  • Cerebellar Ataxia - Cerebellar ataxia can encompass a variety of different problems with coordination and balance. These will include a staggering gait often with a prominent goose stepping of the front limbs, crossing over of the limbs, and balance problems.
  • Coonhound Paralysis - Coonhound Paralysis is one of those neuropathies of undetermined origin. It is an auto immune reaction, an immune mediated inflammation of nerves and nerve roots.
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Heart / Blood / Hormone


  • Kennel Cough - a mild self-limiting disease involving the trachea and bronchi of any age dog.