Bred to be compact, alert hunting companions, Russell Terriers today are still very similar to their ancestors. These active, sturdy terriers come in two varieties (smooth coat and rough coat) and are not your typical lap dogs. Russell Terriers are intelligent and learn quickly, are devoted and affectionate, and make good pets for an active family.
This lively dog loves to jump! Russell Terriers can jump higher than five feet.
The Russell Terrier was developed in England in the mid-1800s.