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JRS Jack Russells
The Jack Russell is a bold, happy, energetic dog: they are extremely loyal and intelligent. Their greatest attribute is their working ability, closely followed by their excellent qualities as a companion.
A Jack Russell can be equally contented bolting a fox or chasing a toy in your living room or a rat in your barn.  Their funny antics will continually amuse you; their intelligence seem to know no bounds
They require an extraordinary amount of human attention.  They have been known to train their owners
more often then not.
We give dogs time we can spare, space we can spare, and love we can spare.  And in return, dogs give us their all.  It is the best deal man has ever made. 
  Temperament and Trainability
Prospective owners of Jack Russell's should realize that terriers, indeed all dogs, show just as many variations in temperament as humans.  Jack Russell's have a soft and friendly behavior that never falters.  An excellent temperament is essential for any breed to be truly versatile.  A dog that is too independent does not tend to be a good training prospect and a dog that lacks self confidence can be just as difficult to train.  Temperament is one ingredient the Jack Russell's have that make them trainable and versatile.  No Matter how well a dog is structured, or how beautiful it looks, if it cannot be trained and have its energy channeled in a positive way, it will make a very poor companion and versatility will soon be lost.  
              Go To Ground
A Trial event designed to simulate and test a Jack Russell's ability to hunt and work underground. 
Although, more or less of a game, it is good training toward real earthwork and stimulates the natural instinct to hunt.
Up for a challenge the Jack Russell's are excellent obedience dogs. 
 The dog is marked for extreme accuracy and the handler is also marked for deportment and footwork.
Agility is rather like horse show jumping.  The dog is trained to run a course off lead with its handler.  The course consists of jumps, tunnels, and other obstacles, and the fastest dog with the fewest faults wins.  For the Jack Russell it is an excellent event channeling excess energy and mental stimulation.
Besides being bright and entertaining, Jack Russell's are very fast.  Flyball is another sort of racing, with the dogs running down a race lane, with 4 jumps to retrieve balls from a box at the end. 

Quest of JRS

Racing in the Purina Dog Challenge

Other Tasks
Jacks are also used successfully
in Falconry,
Herding, Police work,
as therapy dogs,
 in Film and Television
and multiple advertising campaigns.
A male Jack of JRS
and his friend Badger, the falcon.