Russell Terrier

  • Size

    Small
  • Height

    10 to 12 inches
  • Weight

    11 to 13 pounds
  • Coat

    Smooth – Short; Broken – Medium; Rough – Medium
  • Color

    White with tan and/or black markings
  • Energy

    High
  • Activities

    Conformation, Agility, Obedience, Rally, Hunting, Tracking, Search and Rescue, Lure Coursing, Earthdog Trials
  • Indoor/Outdoor

    Both

Bred to go to ground to hunt vermin, the Russell Terrier is a small, robust dog with a confident personality. The breed has three coat varieties: Smooth, Broken and Rough. Energetic, curious and playful, he is a good match for active families. The keen, intelligent Russell Terrier thrives on being outdoors and needs plenty of exercise and mental stimulation. His dense, weatherproof coat requires minimal grooming.

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