Pigheaded, headstrong, determined and willful are words that easily apply to these 11 breeds. These dogs are all very independent and as the United States celebrates its independence this month we thought we would spotlight dog breeds that exemplify what independence really is.
Although the Jack Russell terrier is one of the most-bought dog breeds in Belgium, it is also the most abandoned one in the country. This is what statistics of the Royal Society for the Protection of Animals (SRPA) show.
Most frequently, it is the Jack Russell terrier that becomes the victim of ill-informed dog owners in Belgium.
There are two varieties of this tiny, plucky dog, which can be separated on the basis of coat length. The smooth-coated form has a glossy, short coat, while the long-haired form has a significantly longer, slightly wavy coat. The long-haired form is the result of crossings of Smooth-coated Chihuahuas with Yorkshire Terriers and Papillons.… Read the full post here