PURINA: Your Pet, Our Passion

TO ALL PET LOVERS: We would like to assure you that we are considered an essential business. Purina is operating as normal, our supply chains are open and all efforts are being made to ensure we can keep the stores stocked with product as best as we can during these uncertain times. We ask everyone to shop as normally as possible and to be considerate to ensure everyone can get the food they need for their pets. Please be kind, patient and considerate to other shoppers and all store staff during what is an unsettling time for all. Enjoy the extra time at home with loved ones, your pets will no doubt love having you home. We are still here for you, if you need any assistance our Pet Care Advisors are still available on 0800 738 847 or AskPurina@nz.nestle.com.


Parson Russell Terrier

A bold and clever fox hunter first bred in England in the mid-1800s,the Parson Russell Terrier has exceptional strength and endurance. Friendly, outgoing and playful, the breed is tenacious in the field and affectionate at home. Though good with children, he does not tolerate rough handling. Full of energy, the Parson requires regular exercise and attention, and his clean coat is relatively low-maintenance.
Living Considerations
  • Good with older children
  • Suitable for apartment living
  • Not hypoallergenic
Did you know?
The Parson Russell Terrier got its name from the renowned British huntsman, the Rev. John Russell, "The Sporting Parson."
Also Known As:
Parson Jack Russell Terrier
Jack Russell Terrier
Parson Russell Terrier
  • Size Small
  • Height Males – at least 35.5 centimetres at the shoulders
    Females – at least 33 centimetres at the shoulders
  • Weight 5.5 to 8 kilograms
  • Coat Short
  • Energy High
  • Colour White, white with black or tan markings, or tricolour
  • Activities Agility, Hunting, Obedience, Rally Obedience, Conformation
  • Indoor/Outdoor Both