The Working Dog: The Jack Russell Terrier

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The Jack Russell Terrier was a working dog, he was breed by Reverend John Russell. He lived from 1795-1883. John Russell lived in Devonshire, England.It is believed that John Russell bought a Fox Terrier, named Trump, from a milkman. At the moment, the dog would hunt with hounds to attack foxes who were living in their dens.

Reverend John Russell wanted a hard working dog that were fox hunt for him. His dog, Trump, was strong and independent. Trump would never back down from a fight with another animal, size didn’t matter to her. When fox hunting, Trump would flush the foxes out of their dens so hunters could resume their chase on horseback.

When Reverend John Russell died, soon the dog evolved in today’s world what we call,