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Re: jack russell colourings

Posted by:  Heather Reid
Posted on:  December 11, 2001 at 19:29:23

In Reply to: jack russell colourings
Posted by:  emma knight
Posted on:  December 11, 2001 at 18:40:58

Question:

: my sister has just purchased a jack russell,
: 9 weeks old all black and docked ( uk ) all black???? does this colour exsist

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Hi Emma,
Historically, the Jack Russell Terrier is and has always been a white-bodied terrier. This means it should be mostly white.
I'm very sorry, but what your sister purchased is likely a mix of different terriers, or another strain of hunting terrier like the Fell or Patterdale.
Heather


Additional Reading: History of the Jack Russell