Long-Haired Jack Russell Terrier: 5 Interesting facts

Coat Type

Long-haired Jack Russell Terriers can have a smooth coat, but they are most commonly born with a rough coat

Outer Coat

In addition to the undercoat that all Jack Russells have, the long-haired Jackies' entire body is covered in a thick, long outer coat.

Rare Dogs

The long-hair (rough-coat) variant is one of the least common ones in the Jack Russell Terrier breed.

AKC Breed Standards

The long-haired Jack Russell Terrier is included in the AKC, but as part of a larger breed, and not as a separate type of dog.

Grooming Needs

Long-haired Jack Russell Terriers have more demanding grooming needs than short-haired dogs.