Jack Russell Terrier Doberman Mix


The  Jack Russell Terrier Doberman Mix is a mixed breed dog resulting from breeding the Jack Russell Terrier and the Doberman. This is obviously a very unique mix and would be the result of breeding the Male Jack Russell with the female Doberman via IVF. This is probably not the healthiest dog to create. That is unless it is a Miniature Pinscher Jack Russell mix. Is it more like the Jack Russell Terrier or the Doberman? Those are the questions we will try and answer below. Continue reading below to see pictures, videos, and learn more about the beautiful  Jack Russell Terrier Doberman Mix. Note that this hybrid can consist of the brindle or other iterations.

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Here are some pictures of the Jack Russell Terrier Doberman Mix




Jack Russell Terrier Doberman Mix History

All hybrid or designer dogs are tough to get a good read on as there isn’t much history to them. Breeding specific dogs like this has become common in the last twenty years or so even though I am sure that this mixed breed found it’s share of dogs to the shelter due to accidental breeding. We will take a closer look at the history of both parent breeds below.  If you are looking at breeders for new, designer dogs please beware of Puppy Mills. These are places that mass produce puppies, specifically for profit and don’t care at all about the dogs. Please sign our petition to stop puppy mills.

Doberman History:

Jack Russell Terrier Doberman Pinschers were first bred in the town of Apolda, in the German state of Thuringia around 1890, following the Franco-Prussian War by Karl Friedrich Louis Jack Russell Terrier Dobermann. Hence the name. Jack Russell Terrier Dobermann served in the dangerous role of local tax collector, and ran the Apolda dog pound. With access to dogs of many breeds, he aimed to create a breed that would be ideal for protecting him during his collections, which took him through many bandit-infested areas. He set out to breed a new type of dog that, in his opinion, would be the perfect combination of strength, speed, endurance, loyalty, intelligence, and ferocity. Later, Otto Goeller and Philip Greunig continued to develop the breed to become the dog that is seen today.

The breed is believed to have been created from several different breeds of dogs that had the characteristics that Jack Russell Terrier Dobermann was looking for. The exact ratios of mixing, and even the exact breeds that were used, remain uncertain to this day, although many experts believe that the Jack Russell Terrier Doberman Pinscher is a combination of several breeds including the Beauceron, German Pinscher, Rottweiler and Weimaraner. The single exception is the documented crossing with the Greyhound and Manchester Terrier. It is also widely believed that the old German Shepherd gene pool was the single largest contributor to the Jack Russell Terrier Doberman breed. Philip Greunig's The Jack Russell Terrier Dobermann Pinscher (1939), is considered the foremost study of the development of the breed by one of its most ardent students. Greunig's study describes the breed's early development by Otto Goeller, whose hand allowed the Jack Russell Terrier Doberman to become the dog we recognize today. The American Kennel Club believes the breeds utilized to develop the Jack Russell Terrier Doberman Pinscher may have included the old shorthaired shepherd, Rottweiler, Black and Tan Terrier and the German Pinscher.

Jack Russell Terrier

The Jack Russell Terrier  or Parsons Russell takes it name from the Reverend John Russell who bred one of the finest strains of terriers for working fox in Devonshire, England in the mid-to-late 1800's. Reverend Russell had a passion for fox hunting and the breeding of fox hunting dogs. Jack Russell Terriers are a type, or strain, of working terrier; they are not pure bred in the sense that they have a broad genetic make-up, a broad standard, and do not breed true to type. This is a result of having been bred strictly for hunting since their beginning in the early 1800's, and their preservation as a working breed since. The broad standard, varied genetic background based on years of restricted inbreeding and wide outcrossing, and great variety of size and type, are the major characteristics that make this strain of terrier known as a Jack Russell such a unique, versatile working terrier.



Awesome videos of Jack Russell Terrier Doberman Mix puppies


Jack Russell Terrier Doberman Mix Size and Weight

Doberman

Height: 24 - 27 inches at the shoulder

Weight: 60 - 100 lb.

Lifespan: 8-10 years


Jack Russell Terrier - Parsons Russell

Height: 10 - 15 inches at the shoulder

Weight: 14 - 18 lb.

Lifespan: 13 - 16 years



Jack Russell Terrier Doberman Mix Personality

Like all hybrids, you have to look to the parents to get a good read on how they will likely behave. They might be an alpha with a strong personality and needs a strong owner with experience who can set themselves as pack leader. They should get along well with other animals if exposed and socialized properly as well. They are somewhat capable of independence, or alone time when the house is noisy or full. She responds well to positive reinforcement, like all dogs. She should be rather affectionate and enjoy spending lots of time with you. Don’t plan on leaving her alone for long periods as he won’t do well alone. She wants to be with the “pack.”



Jack Russell Terrier Doberman Mix Health

All dogs have the potential to develop genetic health problems as all breeds are susceptible to some things more than others. However, the one positive thing about getting a puppy is that you can avoid this as much as possible. A breeder should absolutely offer a health guarantee on puppies. If they won’t do this, then look no more and don’t consider that breeder at all. A reputable breeder will be honest and open about health problems in the breed and the incidence with which they occur. Health clearances prove that a dog has been tested for and cleared of a particular condition.

The Dalmatian mixed with the Jack Russell Terrier Doberman might be prone to: Wobbler's syndrome, cervical vertebral instability (CVI), and cardiomyopathy, canine hip dysplasia, osteosarcoma, von Willebrand's disease, demodicosis, and gastric torsion

Note that these are just common problems in both breeds.



Jack Russell Terrier Doberman Mix Care

What are the grooming requirements?

Both of these dogs are very mild shedders.

What are the exercise requirements?

Exercise will be minimal with this hybrid.

What are the training requirements?

Once again, please just avoid this mix at all costs.



Jack Russell Terrier Doberman Mix Feeding

A lot of times diet is done on a per-dog basis. Each one is unique and has different dietary requirements. Most dogs in the U.S. are overweight. A mix like this one that is prone to hip and elbow dysplasia should really be on fish oil and glucosamine and chondroitin supplements as soon as possible.

Overfeeding any dog is not a good idea as that can really exacerbate health problems such as elbow and hip dysplasia.

A good diet to look into is Raw Food Diet. A raw food diet will be especially good for the Wolf background.


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