Jackshund:Dachshund and Jack Russell Terrier Mix

Hybrid Breed

Dachshund + Jack Russell Terrier


Jack Russell Terrier and Dachshund mix - a hybrid breed.

This mixed breed is the best of both worlds! The Jack Russell Terrier is known for its lively and spirited personality, while the Dachshund is known for its loyalty and loving nature.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

The Jack Russell Terrier Dachshund mix breed typically has a weight of 7-10 kg and a height of 20-30 cm. They have a lean, muscular build with short legs and a long body. The coat is usually short and dense and features a variety of colors and patterns. The head is relatively small and blunt, with erect ears and dark, almond-shaped eyes. The tail is long and tapered and is often carried erect.

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Origin Germany - England
Life expectancy 12 - 16 years
Care requirements low-maintenance
Activity level average - high
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Jack Russell Terrier and Dachshund mix - Such is probably his nature.

The best of both worlds: A Jack Russell Terrier and Dachshund mix are the perfect match for any family. Affectionately called a Jackshund, this mixed breed is a loving and loyal companion that is full of energy and mischief. Although they are small, they have a big personality, and their zest for life is contagious.

A Jackshund is an active dog that loves to play and needs plenty of exercise. He is intelligent and learns quickly, so training him is a breeze. They have a strong prey drive, so it is important that they are kept on a leash when around other animals.

Although they are friendly to people and other animals, Jackshunds can be territorial, so it is important to socialize them from a young age. They are also very strong-willed and stubborn, so consistency in training is key.

As for grooming, a Jackshund's coat is easy to care for. Weekly brushing is all that is needed to keep their coat in beautiful condition.

If you are looking for a fun-loving and active dog that will bring joy into your life, then a Jackshund is the perfect choice for you!

What diseases can occur in Jack Russell Terrier and Dachshund mix.

There are a number of known diseases that can occur in dogs of the Jack Russell Terrier Dachshund mix breed. The most common include disc disease, which affects the discs between the vertebrae of the spine, hip dysplasia, in which the hip socket fails to form properly, and elbow dysplasia, in which the elbow joint can develop abnormally. Other less common, but still potentially serious health problems that have been observed in dogs of the Jack Russell Terrier Dachshund mix breed,

  • Are epilepsy,
  • diabetes, and
  • Cancer.

While not all Jack Russell Terrier Dachshund mixes develop any of these health problems, it is important to know about them so that you can seek prompt treatment if the dog shows signs or symptoms.

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The Jack Russell Terrier-Dachshund mix breed has a short and coarse coat. The coat is typically white with black markings. The color of the coat can also vary depending on the parent breeds.

Fur length short
Fur rough-haired
Ear shape Floppy Ear - Tilt-ear
Tail short - lang
Anatomy strong, sporty
Size ♀ 17 - 38 cm
Weight ♀ 6 - 9 kg
Size ♂ 17 - 38 cm
Weight ♂ 6 - 9 kg
Suitable For -
  • Dachshund Paralysis

    By dachshund paralysis (discopathy) veterinarians mean paralysis of the limbs in dogs.

  • Overweight

    Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!

  • Disc problems

    Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.

  • Cataract

    Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.

  • Numbness

    Often occurs in old age.

  • Ataxia

    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.

  • Atopy

    Canine atopic dermatitis or environmental allergy is characterized by itching with scratching, biting, and rubbing of the face, paws, and belly

  • Dermatophytosis

    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).

  • extreme whiteness

    May be associated with some other diseases.

  • Legg-Calve-Perthes

    Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (aseptic femoral head necrosis) is a growth disorder of the femoral head.

  • Dislocations

    Lenticular and patella luxation occur in some breeds and affect the eye.

  • Myelopathy

    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.

  • 1. what are the most common health problems in a Jack Russell Terrier and Dachshund mix?

  • 2. what is the average life expectancy of a Jack Russell Terrier and Dachshund mix?

  • 3. are Jack Russell Terrier and Dachshund mixes good with children?

  • 4. what is the best way to train a Jack Russell Terrier and Dachshund mix?

  • 5. do Jack Russell Terrier and Dachshund mixes need a lot of exercise?

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