Russell Terrier Information

Russell TerrierThe Russell Terrier is a lively, fun and friendly dog. With a compact and rectangular body, alert tail, adorable face and waterproof coat made up of white with tan and/or markings, this breed will melt even the stoniest heart.

Alert and curious, the Russell Terrier is a working dog, ready to hunt any small prey that comes his way. The breed originated in England but was developed in Australia. Only recently was the dog recognized by the AKC. Bounding with energy, the Russell Terrier needs lot of exercise, so make sure you have the time and patience before committing to this breed.

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 0ft 10in - 1ft 0in     Weight: 14-17lbs
Lifespan: 13 - 15 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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