Facts & Origin
China Jack - Hybrid breed of Chinese Crested Dog and Jack Russell Terrier.
The China Jack is a fascinating mix of the Chinese Crested Dog and the Jack Russell Terrier. Both breeds have an interesting origin and long history.
The Chinese Crested Dog, also known as the Crested, is an ancient breed that has been bred in China for centuries. The Jack Russell Terrier, on the other hand, originated in England and was originally bred for hunting. The combination of these two breeds makes for a unique and charming companion.
Suitability and attitude
The China Jack can adapt well to a variety of living conditions, but it needs enough exercise and mental stimulation to stay happy and balanced. With his striking appearance and spirited nature, he makes an exciting companion. His adaptability and intelligence make him a good pet for active families.
|Origin||China - England|
|Life expectancy||13 - 16 years|
|Activity level||low - high|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of the China Jack
The China Jack is a bright and lively dog that likes to be active. He is intelligent and curious, which makes him an attentive and studious companion. Because of his energetic nature, he requires regular physical and mental exercise, such as walks, games and training sessions.
The China Jack is a unique blend of the Chinese Crested Dog and the Jack Russell Terrier. With proper care and attention , the China Jack can be a loyal and lovable companion that will bring many years of joy and adventure.
Care and health maintenance
As with all dogs, it is important to take care of the China Jack's health and grooming. He may inherit genetic traits from both parent breeds, so it is wise to be aware of any potential health problems. Regular veterinary examinations, vaccinations and a balanced diet are important to maintain his health. Skin care is especially important in the China Jack, as the Chinese Crested Dog often has sensitive skin. Regular brushing and, if necessary, sun protection for the crested area are required.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The China Jack has astriking appearance that is influenced by both parent breeds. It often has the characteristic expressive face of the Chinese Crested Dog with its typical hairlessness on the head and "mop" hairstyle.
The build is more like that of the Jack Russell Terrier, with a compact stature and muscular legs. The size can vary, but usually the China Jack reaches a shoulder height of about 25 to 35 cm and a weight of 4 to 9 kg.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.
Often occurs in old age.
Ataxia (from Greek ἀταξία ataxia 'disorder' 'irregularity') is a generic term in medicine for various disorders of movement coordination. Ataxia can occur even when there is no paralysis (paresis), that is, when there is normal muscle strength.
Canine atopic dermatitis or environmental allergy is characterized by itching with scratching, biting, and rubbing of the face, paws, and belly
Dermatophytosis (synonym dermatophytosis, from ancient Greek τὸ δέρμα derma, German 'skin' and ancient Greek φυτόν phyton, German 'plant') or tinea (Latin for 'woodworm', 'moth') is a skin fungal disease caused by specific fungi (dermatophytes).
May be associated with some other diseases.
Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (aseptic femoral head necrosis) is a growth disorder of the femoral head.
Lenticular and patella luxation occur in some breeds and affect the eye.
Degenerative myelopathies of dogs are a series of slowly progressing neurological diseases associated with destruction of the spinal cord. These diseases are associated with slowly progressive movement disorders of the hindquarters.
This hybrid breed is intelligent, active and affectionate. They are very adaptable and affectionate. They like to play and exercise.
This mix needs at least half an hour of exercise every day.
Some of the most common problems with this hybrid breed are skin diseases, deformities and allergies.
This hybrid breed has a life expectancy of 12 to 15 years.
Yes, this hybrid breed is very suitable as a family dog and likes children. However, children should always remain under supervision when interacting with the dog.