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Jackweiler Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Jackweiler so you can get to know the breed more.

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Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed Jack Russell Terrier and Rottweiler mix

Jackweiler Price and Availability

Price
How much does the Jackweiler puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of a Jackweiler in the United States? How much money is a Jackweiler?

Where to buy a Jackweiler with a good pedigree?

$700-$1000
If you choose to purchase the Jackweiler, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Jackweiler for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Jackweiler gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Jackweiler? How many Jackweiler are there in the world?
Very frequent: The Jackweiler is quite easy to get. There is a risk of overbreeding, as it is an extremely popular breed.

Inbreeding is common because of its popularity. A new study suggests that inbreeding contributes to the incidence of disease and health problems.

So be careful, buy from a trustworthy place or kennel and seek the help of an experienced person, a professional, to make the right decision.

Jackweiler Size

Size
Is a Jackweiler small, medium or large dog?

How big do Jackweiler get?

What is the average size of a Jackweiler?

SmallLargeGiant
Weight
How much does the Jackweiler weigh? How much should a Jackweiler weight? What is the normal weight of a Jackweiler? How much does a full-grown Jackweiler weight?
15-100 pounds (7-45 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Jackweiler?
57.5 pounds (26 kg)
Height
How tall is the Jackweiler? Jackweiler height:
16-25 inches (40-64 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Jackweiler?
20.5 inches (52 cm)

Jackweiler Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Jackweiler have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
DenseRough
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color are proper Jackweiler coats?
BlackTan White RustMahogany
Grooming
How to groom the Jackweiler and how often? How often should I take my Jackweiler to the groomer?
Easy to groom: The Jackweiler doesn't require a lot of grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary.

Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Jackweiler is a good choice if you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of a high-maintenance dog.

Recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Jackweiler dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Jackweiler? Do Jackweiler dogs shed a lot?
Jackweiler dogs shed above average. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. The amount and frequency of hair loss mostly depend on their health status and breed type. If you don't like vacuum cleaning, you might have to reconsider your choice of having a puppy from the Jackweiler breed.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Jackweiler need a bath? How often should you give a Jackweiler a bath? Can I bathe my Jackweiler every day?
4-6 weeks
Average. Experts recommended at least every 4-6 weeks for this family pup. According to a study, 56% of pet parents don’t bathe their dogs as frequently as they should, and 60% use the sniff test when deciding when it’s bath time.

Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one. It’s also a good time to look for unusual scratches, bumps, fleas, and other irregularities. When their hair is wet and flat against their body, these details are more visible.

Jackweiler Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Jackweiler have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
StubbornIndependentEnergeticProtectiveAlertCourageousIntelligentLoyalFearlessGood-naturedCheerful
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Jackweiler? Is the Jackweiler breed dumb or smart?
Outstanding: Jackweiler is one of the brightest dog breeds. They desire to learn tricks and commands often. The limit is your creativity. They understand and memorize new commands in fewer than 5 repetitions. This breed obeys the first command 95% of the time or better.

The Jackweiler is one of the best breeds in the dog intelligence ranking.

Trainability
Are Jackweiler dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training? How hard is it to train a Jackweiler?
Jackweiler dogs are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Jackweiler is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Jackweiler sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Jackweiler dogs don't tolerate irregular daily routines, noisy households, and frequent guest visits really well.

They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is a Jackweiler a good family dog?
Average to High: Jackweiler dogs are highly affectionate dogs. They like being involved in the family's life. This breed isn't considered an aloof dog.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Jackweiler need? Jackweiler social needs:
Jackweiler dogs are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Jackweiler dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Jackweiler bark?
Average: The Jackweiler barks occasionally. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and the same barks could have different meanings.

Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention-seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.

Watchdog Ability
Is Jackweiler good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Jackweiler dogs are one of the best watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're very consistent in their effort. The best vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're very territorial and protective about their property, so the Jackweiler dogs will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Jackweiler dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Jackweiler dogs are extremely protective guard dogs. This breed doesn't hesitate to protect its territory so the Jackweiler can be a good choice if you want an excellent guard dog. Keep calm and the Jackweiler will take care of unwanted people or animals.
Biting Potential
Do Jackweiler bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Jackweiler? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Jackweiler? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Jackweiler has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Bite Force
Does the Jackweiler has a hard bite? What is the bite force of a Jackweiler? How much bite force does a Jackweiler have?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Jackweiler bite force: Ordinary. Average dogs have a bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.

The Jackweiler, and many others, have a fearsome presence because they have significant jaw strength, so it is important not to anger the dog and have it around strangers until it is fully trained.

However, they are usually quite calm and good companions, they work well in families and are easy to care for.

Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Jackweiler do?
Jackweiler dogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Jackweiler dogs need to be taught a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Jackweiler to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Jackweiler roam?
Jackweiler dogs have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Jackweiler have high prey drive?
Jackweiler dogs have a high impulse to chase and catch something. Cats or any other small animals are in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Jackweiler dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Jackweiler good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat? Can you have a Jackweiler in an apartment?
It is not recommended to keep the Jackweiler breed in the home. It does best in the garden, but if you do want to keep it indoors, it should be exercised thoroughly with long daily walks, so you can keep the Jackweiler indoors by introducing daily routines.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Jackweiler dogs adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
How long can a Jackweiler be left alone? How long can you leave a Jackweiler alone?
Jackweiler dogs do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.

Jackweiler Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Jackweiler temperament with other people:
Jackweiler dogs are not the most stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Jackweiler dogs get along with other pets? Are Jackweiler dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Jackweiler dogs are generally with other pets.
Child Friendly
Are Jackweiler dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Jackweiler temperament with children:
Jackweiler dogs are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Jackweiler dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats? Can the Jackweiler breed live with a cat?
Jackweiler dogs are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Jackweiler good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Jackweiler dogs get along with other dogs?
Jackweiler dogs are average friendly towards other dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Jackweiler breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is Jackweiler breed suitable for first-time owners?
Yes
Jackweiler dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Jackweiler dogs good office canines? Do Jackweiler dogs make good office-friendly pets? Can they be office dogs?
No
Jackweiler is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Jackweiler dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Jackweiler temperament with senior people? Are Jackweiler dogs good for elderly owners?
Jackweilers are commonly okay with elderly people.

Jackweiler Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Jackweiler dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Jackweiler is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Jackweiler breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Jackweiler breed? Most common health risks of Jackweiler:
Hip DysplasiaLegg-perthes DiseasePatellar LuxationAllergiesHypothyroidismBloatDeafnessElbow DysplasiaGlaucomaPanosteitisAortic StenosisLens LuxationOsteosarcomaSubvalvular Aortic Stenosis
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Jackweiler breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Jackweiler see the vet?
Average
The Jackweiler should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year. If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Jackweiler dogs live? How old can a Jackweiler be? What is the age limit of the Jackweiler? How many years can the oldest Jackweiler live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of a Jackweiler?

How long is the lifespan of a Jackweiler?

12-16 years
The average lifespan of Jackweiler: 14 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Jackweiler breed hypoallergenic?
No
Jackweiler dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions. Some dog breeds are even considered to higher possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Jackweiler have? What is the activity level of the Jackweiler?
Jackweiler dogs are high-energy dogs. An active lifestyle makes them happy.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does a Jackweiler need? How much exercise do Jackweiler dogs require per day?

Do Jackweiler dogs need a lot of exercises?

Jackweiler dogs need quite a lot of exercise. Daily walks should be on schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does the Jackweiler breed need?
Jackweiler dogs are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does a Jackweiler need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Jackweiler breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Jackweiler? How much food should I feed my Jackweiler?
Recommended daily amount: 4 to 10 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Jackweiler risk for obesity:
High: The Jackweiler breed has a strong tendency to be overweight. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you want to keep balance, increase the amount and frequency of your daily dog walk and play with the Jackweiler more often.

If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Jackweiler weight regularly.

Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Different dogs have different preferences when it comes to weather conditions. However, in general, most dogs prefer average to warm weather conditions, as they typically find hot weather conditions to be uncomfortable and taxing.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

Medium

The Jackweiler has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the Jackweiler drool?
The Jackweiler is an average drooler. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem.

If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Jackweiler As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Jackweiler be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?

Yes

This breed makes good as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).

Jackweiler breed is a good choice for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Jackweiler be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Jackweiler be an emotional support animal?

Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and people with anxiety disorders or autism.

Jackweiler breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Jackweiler be a sniffer dog?

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases. A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.

Jackweiler is not the best breed for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Jackweiler be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog. The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and locating missing people.

The Jackweiler is not the best breed for SAR purposes.

Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Jackweiler be a boat dog?

Yes

Jackweiler breed usually likes being on a boat.

Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages. They were typically used for three purposes: as a working dog, as a watchdog, and as a companion. A boat dog is a term used to describe a type of dog that was traditionally bred and used as a working dog on boats.

Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Jackweiler be a drafting dog?

Yes

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination.

Jackweiler breed is a good choice for drafting purposes.

Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Jackweiler dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Jackweiler Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is a Jackweiler pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the Jackweiler breed is pregnant?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Jackweiler: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days.

During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge.

The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days.

The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color.

The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating.

The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.

Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Jackweiler have in a litter? How many puppies can the Jackweiler breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Jackweiler have? How many puppies can a Jackweiler give birth to?
8-12 puppies

Jackweiler Recognition

AKC Group
Is Jackweiler recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Jackweiler recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.

Jackweiler Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Outstanding: Jackweiler is one of the brightest dog breeds.
  • Trainability: Jackweiler dogs are easy to train.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Jackweiler doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Watchdog Ability: Jackweiler dogs are one of the best watchdogs.
  • Adaptability: Jackweiler dogs adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Jackweiler dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Service Dog: This breed makes good as a service dog.
  • Therapy Dog: This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
  • Boat and Sailor Dog: Jackweiler breed usually likes being on a boat.

    Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

    Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages.

  • Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog: A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Jackweiler dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions.
  • Apartment Friendly: It is not recommended to keep the Jackweiler breed in the home.
  • Shedding Level: Jackweiler dogs shed above average.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: High: The Jackweiler breed has a strong tendency to be overweight.
  • Mouthiness: Jackweiler dogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Jackweiler dogs do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
  • Office Friendly: Jackweiler is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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