Jack Russell Terrier Complete ProfileWritten by Dooziedog.com
Size: Small - medium Height: Ideally 25 - 30 cm (10 - 12 in) Weight: Ideally 5 - 6 kg (11 - 13 lb) Life Span: 15 years Grooming: Undemanding Exercise: Medium Feeding: Medium Temperament: Bold & cheerful Country of Origin: England AKC Group: Terrier Other names: Parson Russell Terrier, Parson Jack Russell
General Appearance: Intelligent, cunning and active. Colour: White predominantly with black, tan or brown markings. The markings are usually on head, ears and root of tail. Coat: There are three types: smooth, broken or rough. Tail: Set high, straight, strong and is lifted when alert and dropped when at rest. Ears: Small, set high, V-shaped with tips hanging forward. Body: The body is slightly longer than tall with a level back. The chest is moderately deep and ribs are well sprung.
Temperament: Lively, bold, fearless and willing. Jack Russell Terriers make lively companions for lively households. They are very independent and have plenty of self-confidence which can sometimes verge on dominance. They always alert their owner when a visitor arrives and love to play with children. They get on with other household pets but usually can't resist chasing a cat if it runs from them. Jack Russels are intelligent and learn very quickly but they tend to try and have their own way and need a consistent handler that won't give in to their mischievous charm.
Irish Setter Complete ProfileWritten by Dooziedog.com
Size: Large Height: 62.5 - 67.5 cm (25 - 27 inches) Weight: 27 - 31 kg (60 - 70 lb) Life Span: 12 years Grooming: Demanding Exercise: Demanding Feeding: Reasonable Temperament: Affectionate & racy Country of Origin: Ireland AKC Group: Sporting Other Names: Irish Red Setter, Red Setter
General Appearance: Dignified stance, racy and kindly expression. Colour: Rich chestnut. White markings on forehead, chin, chest or toes are permitted. Coat: Silky, flat and fine. The hair is shorter on head, tips of ears and front of legs. There is long feathering on ears, tail, stomach and back of limbs. Tail: Set low, tapering, medium length and carried level with back (or below back). Ears: Set low, moderate size and hanging close to head. Body: The chest is deep and narrow with well-sprung ribs. The shoulders are long and oblique and loin is muscular and slightly arched.
Temperament: Friendly, affectionate and fun-loving. Irish Setters are very playful dogs that have a mind of their own. They don't tend to bark much and greet all strangers enthusiastically even if they are unwanted visitors. They are friendly and patient with children and don't cause problems with other dogs or household pets. They can be exuberant and can take time to train, but they have intelligence to understand what is expected of them. They make ideal household companions and bond closely with their family.