• Jack Russell Terriers

    12 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Average Size of Female: 14.11 pound - 18.08 pound
    Height: 9.84 inch - 14.96 inch
    Major concerns: hereditary cataracts, ectopia lentis, congenital deafness, patellar luxation, ataxia, myasthenia gravis, Legg-Calvé-Perthes syndrome
    Minor concerns: epilepsy, vonWillebrand's disease, cerebellar Ataxia
    Average Size of Male: 14.11 pound - 18.08 pound
    Life span: 13 years - 16 years on average
    Brief History on JRT Origin
    The small white fox-working terriers we know today were first bred by the Reverend John Russell, a parson and hunting enthusiast born in 1795. They can trace their origin to...
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  • Border Collies

    12 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Average Size of Female: Height: 18 - 21 inches, Weight: 30 - 45 pounds
    Occasionally seen: Cerebellar abiotrophy, ceroid lipofuscinosis, deafness
    Major concerns: CHD
    Minor concerns: PRA, lens luxation, CEA, PDA, OCD, PPM
    Suggested tests: Hip, eye
    Average Size of Male: Height: 20 - 23 inches, Weight: 30 - 45 pounds
    Life span: 10 - 14 years
    Brief History on Border Collie Origin
    There was a large variety of sheepdogs in Great Britain around the 1800s, each of which had their own unique herding styles. The first documented sheepdog trial was held in 1873. It is said that a dog named Hemp...
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