Parson Russell Terrier
The Parson Russell Terrier At a Glance
AKC, UKC, CKC
Country of Origin
12 - 14 yrs
12 - 15 in
13 - 17 lbs
White, with or without tan and/or black markings. Upper body at least 51% white. Coats: smooth, broken, or rough.
Extremely intelligent, early training is necessary, as he can become too energetic to focus
Very good; eternal playmate
Was bred for hunting so tends to chase smaller animals. A well-bred Parson should get along with other dogs, as they were bred to work in a pack.
Tolerates heat well
Either; will do well indoors if he has a fenced yard or a very active family