Welcome to the world of the Parson Russell Terrier-Jack Russell Terrier. The purpose of this website is to link the Parson Russell Terrier-Jack Russell Terrier enthusiasts to information, articles, websites etc. that are pertinent to this breed.

As is true of most websites, this one will hopefully evolve over time and provide those who love this little terrier with useful information. Please feel free to e-mail me at lizmc at prt-jrt dot com with positive suggestions for articles and info you would like to see added.

Breed Articles

The Jack Russell Terrier: Then IS Now! by AKC & UKC Judge Patricia Wilcox

History of the Jack Russell Terrier: a compilation from historical sources by Liz McKinney

Parson Russell Terrier: an earth working breed by Liz McKinney

Spanning Guide for the Parson Russell/Jack Russell Terrier Step by step guide illustrates how to properly span and a method to help determine what is and what is not spannable

Hunt Related Articles and Info

Hunts in the U.K.


Books by Terrierman Eddie Chapman of The Foxwarren Kennel
Both The Working Jack Russell Terrier and The Real Jack Russell have been recently reprinted and are once again available.

Health Issues

Owner/Breeder Donated Pedigrees of PRTs That Are Carriers Of Or Affected With Ataxia

Owner/Breeder Donated Pedigrees of Terriers Affected with Hereditary Eye Diseases

Canine Genetic Analysis Project, University of California, Davis

AKC Canine Health Foundation

Molecular Genetic Study for Canine Lens Luxation and Glaucoma University of Missouri

BAER and CERF Testing Sites

Deafness in Dogs and Cats, Louisianna State University, George M. Strain

American College Of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Diplomates, lists clinics by state

American College Of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Diplomates, lists individual opthalmologists

Orthopedic Foundation (for animals) of America OFA studies and issues certifications and ratings in the areas of hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, patellar luxation, cardiac, thyroid and DNA profiles

The University of Pennsylvannia Hip Improvement Program (PennHIP)

Kennel Club Registries

American Kennel Club Related links and info

AKC Points System

2003 Westminster Kennel Club BOB, BOS and AOM Winners

2004 Westminster Kennel Club BOB, BOS and AOM Winners

Parson Russell Terrier Association of America the AKC breed club for the Parson Russell Terrier

Training your dog for the AKC show ring

United Kennel Club Related links and articles

UKC Earth Working Program

UKC Conformation Point System

North American Jack Russell Terrier Association a UKC Jack Russell Terrier club with world wide membership