About the Jack-A-Bee
The Jack-A-Bee is a hybrid dog that is made up of a combination of two different purebreeds. It's a cross between the Beagle and the Jack Russell Terrier. We've found the best method for understanding the characteristics of the Jack-A-Bee is to read both of its ancestors descriptions taking note of their temperaments, size and general look.
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The Jack-a-bee has a face of a beagle and the body of a Jack Russell Terrier. Some have long, floppy ears and are very muscular. Others have short terrier-like ears with small bodies. Most are spotted with patches and have the temperament of the Jack Russell. The tail can range from the long tail of the Beagle or the cropped tail of the Jack Russell Terrier.
Jack-a-Bees are very intelligent dogs. They are quick to learn commands and tricks. They also have a fun-loving energetic personality. They will love everyone in the household and may bond especially to their owners. Some Jack-a-bees may be hyper and will need extra walks and exercise. This breed can be mischievous.
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Jack-A-Bees are low maintenance and very easy to take care of. Bathing every three weeks is recommended.
Jack-A-Bees are high-energy dogs, thanks to the energy levels present in both master breeds which comprise this hybrid. A Jack-A-Bees ideal environment would be a home where there are people who are very fond of outdoor activities such as walking and hiking, and going to the park. Ideally, a Jack-A-Bees owner would take the dog to an enclosed dog park for off-leash runs frequently to allow the dog to expel some of it's inherent frenetic energy. Due to the Beagle part of this dog, Jack-A-Bees are very fixated on scent and will be able to sniff out almost anything from almost anywhere, especially if it is food! They track scents masterfully, and as a consequence it is unwise to let Jack-A-Bees off-leash unless in an enclosed area such as a dog park or fenced backyard, as the dog could easily run away after a scent it is following and be unable to find it's way home. Jack-A-Bees are very sweet dogs with an excellent disposition towards adults and children, although with their Beagle heritage they can certainly be a bit stubborn from time to time. They are very social and socialize easily once they get comfortable with new people. They are high-energy, and can suffer from anxiety (frequently separation anxiety when left home alone). The future owner of a Jack-A-Bee will recognize and accept this and should equip themselves with a good quality crate for the dog to feel safe in while it's owners are not home. A Jack-A-Bee left uncrated (especially a puppy or adolescent) has a high likelihood of chewing household furnishings due to separation anxiety.
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