Jack-A-Poo:Jack Russell Terrier and Poodle Mix

Hybrid Breed

Jack Russell Terrier + Poodle


Jack Russell Terrier and Poodle Mix - a hybrid breed.

The Jack Russell Terrier and Poodle mix are fun-loving and intelligent dogs that are great for families. They are loyal and loving companions that will bring endless joy into your life.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

The Jack Russell Terrier Poodle mix has a short, compact body with a weight of 4-6 kg. They have a square head with a muzzle that is slightly longer than their skull. They have almond-shaped eyes that are black or brown. Their ears are erect and they have a strong jaw. Their neck is muscular and their chest is deep. They have a high set tail that is usually docked. Their coat is short and can be either black, white or brown. They have a hypoallergenic coat that does not shed. Their body measurements are as follows: Shoulder height - 33 cm, chest circumference - 54 cm, neck circumference - 31 cm.

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

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

When it comes to the perfect pet, many people think that a Jack Russell Terrier and Poodle mix is the right choice. This intelligent, active and affectionate dog is a great companion for anyone who wants a furry friend who will always be by their side. While the Jack Russell Terrier side of this breed is known for being independent and stubborn, the Poodle side adds variety with its playful and friendly personality. Either way, this breed will provide its owner with endless hours of fun and companionship.

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

One of the most popular mixed breed dogs is the Jack Russell Terrier-Poodle mix. This mixed breed is a great companion dog that is intelligent and energetic. They are also known for being one of the healthiest mixed breed dogs. However, like all dogs, they are also prone to some health problems. Here are some of the known diseases of Jack Russell Terrier-Poodle mixes:

  1. Patellar luxation: this is a common orthopedic problem in small dogs, also known as "knee joint dislocation". It occurs when the knee joint slips out of position. This can be painful and may require surgery.
  2. Legg-Calve-Perthes disease: this is another orthopedic problem that affects small dogs. It is caused by a loss of blood supply to the head of the femur, which can cause the bone to die. This can be painful and require surgery.
  3. Allergies: Like all dogs, the Jack Russell Terrier Poodle can suffer from allergies. These can be related to foods, environmental allergens, or even flea bites. Allergies can cause itching, skin problems and gastrointestinal problems.
  4. Epilepsy: This is a neurological disorder that causes seizures. It can be inherited or acquired. Epilepsy can be treated with medication, but in some dogs surgery is required to remove the affected part of the brain.
  5. Cataracts: This is a common eye problem in dogs. It is caused by a protein buildup in the lens of the eye that leads to cloudy vision. Surgery is the only way to correct cataracts.

Although these are some of the most common health problems in Jack Russell Terrier Poodles, it is important to remember that mixed breed dogs are generally healthier than purebred dogs. This is because they have a more diverse gene pool, which reduces the likelihood of developing genetic health problems.

The Jack Russell Terrier-Poodle mix is a small to medium sized dog with a compact, muscular body. They have a short, dense coat that is white with black or tan markings. The coat is low maintenance and only requires weekly brushing. This is an active breed that needs plenty of exercise and play time.

Fur length short - medium
Fur rough-haired - curly
Ear shape Tilt-ear - Floppy Ear
Tail lang
Anatomy sporty, slim, sporty
Size ♀ 25 - 60 cm
Weight ♀ 6 - 28 kg
Size ♂ 25 - 60 cm
Weight ♂ 6 - 28 kg
Suitable For -
  • 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.

  • Epilepsy

    Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.

  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)

    Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.

  • Patellar problems

    Problems with the Patellar can be a displacement or weak kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs, also because of overweight.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • A Jack Russell Terrier-Poodle mix is a hybrid dog breed created by crossing a Jack Russell Terrier with a Poodle.

  • A Jack Russell Terrier-Poodle mix can look different, but usually has the build of a Jack Russell Terrier and the coat of a Poodle.

  • A Jack Russell Terrier Poodle mix is usually very energetic, intelligent and playful. They can also be stubborn and need to be strictly trained.

  • A Jack Russell Terrier Poodle mix needs moderate exercise. They like to play catch, go for walks and swim.

  • Jack Russell Terrier and Poodle mixes can do well with children if properly socialized and trained. They can be too energetic for very young children.

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