Facts & Origin
Yorkshire Terrier and Jack Russell Terrier mix - a hybrid breed.
It is a mixed breed of Yorkshire Terrier and Jack Russell Terrier. This mixed breed is a very active, playful and friendly dog that enjoys being with people and other dogs. They are intelligent and easy to train, which makes them a great companion dog. They need daily exercise and plenty of playtime to stay happy and healthy.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
The Yorkshire Terrier-Jack Russell Terrier mix has a weight of 4.5-7.0 kg and a height of 20-25 cm. They have a muscular body with a broad chest and a short, stubby tail. Their coat is dense and shorter on the face and legs, but longer on the body. They come in different colors, including black, brown and white.
|Origin||England - UK|
|Life expectancy||13 - 16 years|
|Care requirements||low-maintenance - high-maintenance|
|Activity level||high - low|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of Yorkshire Terrier and Jack Russell Terrier mix - Such is probably his nature.
Whether you're looking for a small, spirited companion or a loyal and loving friend, the Yorkshire Terrier and Jack Russell Terrier mix could be the perfect dog for you! This mixed breed is a cross between two popular breeds - the Yorkshire Terrier and the Jack Russell Terrier. While each parent breed has its own unique characteristics, the Yorkie Russell mix is a relatively new breed that is still developing. However, there are some common traits that these dogs have inherited from their parents.
Despite their small size, Yorkie Russells are usually very active and energetic dogs. They love to play and need plenty of exercise to stay healthy and happy. They are also very intelligent and easily trainable, making them ideal pets for novice dog owners. Yorkie Russells are also known for being loyal and affectionate companions that quickly become a cherished family member.
If you're looking for a small dog with a big personality, the Yorkshire Terrier and Jack Russell Terrier mix could be just the thing for you!
What diseases can occur in Yorkshire Terrier and Jack Russell Terrier mix.
There are a number of health problems that can affect Yorkshire Terrier-Jack Russell Terrier mixes. Some of the most common problems are:
- Allergies: some Jack Russell Terriers are prone to allergies, which can manifest as itching, redness and hair loss.
- Ear infections: Because of their long, floppy ears, Jack Russell Terriers are prone to ear infections.
- Eye Problems: Jack Russell Terriers can be prone to a number of eye problems, including cataracts, glaucoma, and progressive retinal atrophy.
- Bone and joint problems: Jack Russell Terriers are an energetic breed and therefore can be prone to joint problems such as hip and elbow dysplasia.
- Cancer: As with all dogs, Jack Russell Terriers are at risk for developing cancer. The most common type of cancer that occurs in this breed is lymphoma.
What does this mixed breed look like?
This Yorkshire Terrier-Jack Russell Terrier mixed breed has a dense, luxurious coat, which is mainly brown in color. However, there are also white patches on the face, chest and paws. The coat is relatively easy to maintain and is one of the most characteristic features of the breed.
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.
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.
Bronchitis in dogs is an inflammation of the lower airways in the area of the bronchi.
Chronic eye infections can be very painful in dogs and can be treated with medication. In rare cases, the cornea must be treated.
A Yorkie-JRT mix is a cross between a Yorkshire Terrier and a Jack Russell Terrier. These mixed breed dogs tend to be small and have a lot of energy. They are often very affectionate and good with children.
Yorkie-JRT mixes can vary in appearance, but most have a small, compact body and a short, fluffy coat. They can inherit the characteristic "broken" coat of the Jack Russell Terrier, which means that the coat is predominantly white with patches of a different color.
Yorkie-JRT mixes are usually small dogs that weigh between 4.5-7.0 kg and have a height of 20-25 cm.
Yorkie-JRT mixes are often very friendly and outgoing. They tend to be very playful and energetic, and they may have inherited the Jack Russell Terrier's hunting instinct. These dogs generally get along well with children and other pets.