Dachshund Jack Russell Mix
The Jackweenie In A Nutshell
The Dachshund Jack Russell mix, also known as Jackweenie or Jackshund, is a dog that has inherited the best characteristics of these parent breeds resulting in a small-sized dog with lots of energy and minimum space requirement. This dog is not suitable for apartment life since it needs room to run around. However, it’s a dog full of life, friendly, social, and loves to play with children. They will often be great around other dogs and strangers when socialized at a young age.
If you want to know more about the temperament of the Jackweenie, you have to look at their parents.
The Dachshund is a very clever, open-minded, and easy-going dog, while the Jack Russell terrier enjoys agility competitions making it more suitable for outdoor activities. The Dachshund Jack Russell mix is not a complete copy of either parent breed, but they share their favorite activities, such as hunting and digging. Both the parent breeds are brave, loyal to their family, and get along well with children.
Imported from England in 1885, the Dachshund was bred primarily to be a hunter with keen hearing and sight. The Dachshund has a muscular body, small legs, and a long-haired coat, usually smooth. Among the many types of dachshunds are scent hounds and others bred to hunt smaller animals such as rabbits, badgers, and otters.
The Dachshund Jack Russell mix is very energetic but will require regular exercise, including walks, running, playing with toys or balls, and even competitions. While the Dachshund is small in size, the height and weight of a Jack Russell Terrier can vary. They are low-maintenance dogs that require minimal grooming.
The height for a Dachshund is about 15,” and the weight should not exceed 16 pounds, whereas the exact height of a Jack Russell Terrier varies between 20 to 22″ inches, and their weight varies from 25 to 45 pounds, with males being the heavier sex.
Dachshunds and Jack Russell Terriers are an incredibly intelligent breed, making them great family pets. Both dog breeds tend to live 12 to 15 years or longer if they receive proper care and good nutrition, daily exercise, and routine health check-ups from a veterinarian.
The Dachshund is an outgoing breed that needs lots of attention, while the Jack Russell Terrier, on the other hand, can be an extremely loyal and playful breed. The Dachshund gets along well with children, cats, and other dogs as long as they are introduced to them at a young age. If you choose a Jack Russell for your family pet, you will need to make sure your dog knows how to socialize.
Both breeds require proper training from a young age to adjust to their new surroundings without problems later on in life. They are both very intelligent, so it is important to show the dog the leader by using positive reinforcement training techniques such as treats and praise. Unfortunately, many people train their dogs with treats but never praise them when they do something good. And let’s be honest here, who doesn’t want to hear “good job” after taking out the trash or cleaning up after your dog?
Both breeds are lovable alpha dogs that are energetic and love attention! The Dachshund and Jack Russell Terrier will ensure you don’t get bored with the love they share with you! They require lots of exercise and activity throughout the day, so it is essential to give both breeds exercise every day to stay healthy and happy!
The average lifespan for an individual Dachshund is around 12 to 15 years, but they have been known to live up to 18 or 20 if they receive proper nutrition from good food and daily exercise. An individual Jack Russell Terrier can live for an average of 12 to 15 years, but they have been known to live up to 18 or 20 as well!
If you are looking for a stable dog with tons of energy, then the Dachshund and Jack Russell mix might be the perfect fit for your household!
And of course, we offer Art Prints of both dogs in our store!