please help identify my dog - Page 2

       The Horse Forum > Life Beyond Horses > General Off Topic Discussion

please help identify my dog

This is a discussion on please help identify my dog within the General Off Topic Discussion forums, part of the Life Beyond Horses category

LinkBack Thread Tools
    06-01-2008, 02:42 PM
Jack Russells and Parsons are two different breeds. In Canada there is not a registry for a Jack yet but there is for a Parsons. A Parson is a bit taller and has wire hair.

I have a Jack and he is one of the best dogs I have ever knowen. He is a medium energy dog, but he is very well behaved. He is good with kids, horses, cats, other dogs and just about anything (other than gophers) And he is a stud dog. He's only issue is that he will jump on people when they come into the yard (I'm still working on that) and he is not even a year old yet. I think it all depends on how you raise a dog.

Here are some pictures of my guy!

Sponsored Links
    06-01-2008, 05:57 PM
I did some research because I was getting confused with the breeds.

Parsons were formally known as Jack's. That's why when you watch an AKC dog show, you only see the name Parson Russell and you don't see a Jack Russell anymore

Yet on Wikipedia, it contridicts that and says they are similar but not the same, yet under the same name through AKC :roll:
"The Jack Russell Terrier is commonly confused for the Parson Russell Terrier or Russell Terrier, which are very similar to the Jack Russell.""The name "Parson Russell" Terrier was chosen by the American Kennel Club because of a compromise with the Jack Russell Terrier Club of America."
    06-01-2008, 11:13 PM
Thats such a cute puppy butt foal picture FGR thanks for posting it

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:50 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0