Question by  dani12 (22)

What are some common health problems in Jack Russell Terriers.


Answer by  worker7162 (166)

Cardiomyopathy (lungs problem, water in lungs), Cerebellar ataxia (neurological disorder), Cryptorchidism (failure of one or both testicles), Hernias (bulge in the stomach), High toes (abnormal growth of front or back legs), Hydrocephaly (fluid in the brain which causes the brain to degenerate), these are some common health problems in Jack Russell Terriers. good caring may avoid those problems. take care.


Answer by  Molae06 (1467)

Primary Lens Luxation can be inherited into Jack Russells. With this condition the lens of the eye moves out of place and it is very painful for the dog and will cause blindness if not treated right away.


Answer by  champaign9497 (11977)

These dogs are usually pretty healthy little guys but if you are worried do and internet search on their health ailments and it will give you the printable list. That way you can file it for future reference.


Answer by  lmm30 (294)

some common health problems are heart disease which can be diangosed with ultrasound, kidney disease which can be found on blood work, behavior problems which will be found out with time in a home, dental disease which will make its breath smell bad, stomatch problems as they like to eat everything that is not tied down

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