J - Jack Russell Terrier, Jack - the Brown Bomber
A Jack Russell Terrier named Bracken was the second dog in my series North Yorkshire Village Dogs. You can read about him here
|Jack Russell - Bracken|
Originally bred for fox hunting, to drive or dig foxes out of the ground, the Jack Russell is a small terrier, principally white bodied with smooth or rough-hair.
|Alfie - smooth Jack Russell|
Nipper, thought to be a Jack Russell, will be recognised by many, listening to 'His Master's Voice.'
|His Master's Voice|
(Painting by Francis Barnard (1856-1924) in 1898)
In the UK TV Chef Rick Stein's shows were not complete without the presence of his rough-haired Jack Russell named Chalky. Chalky had his own fan club and even had two beers named after him.
On TV in the USA Eddie, a Jack Russell, was Martin Crane's dog on Frasier.
Jack, the Brown Bomber, appears here because of his name - he wasn't a Jack Russell but a chocolate Labrador once owned by my daughter, He had an A-Z Challenge post all of his own in 2011. (here)
|A Tribute to Jack - gone but never forgotten.|