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You're a good match for a Russell Terrier if you're active, outdoorsy, inventive, and have a good sense of humor. These energetic, confident, and intelligent dogs are all terrier: They're bred for hunting vermin (even if it means burrowing into holes) and are always ready for an adventure. Plus, with their smarts and devotion to their humans, they'll happily learn any trick for you. These images demonstrate life with a Russell Terrier (and his brother, a Smooth Fox Terrier).

1. Sitting inside all day isn't really an option for these guys.


A photo posted by amik_ohhh (@amik_ohhh) on Oct 14, 2015 at 12:32pm PDT


2. Playing outside in the yard is MUCH more fun.


A photo posted by amik_ohhh (@amik_ohhh) on Jun 15, 2015 at 8:24am PDT


3. And it's even more fun with a baby pool and a sprinkler.


A photo posted by amik_ohhh (@amik_ohhh) on Jul 24, 2015 at 6:00pm PDT


4. And it's really fun in the mud.


A photo posted by amik_ohhh (@amik_ohhh) on Dec 2, 2015 at 2:15pm PST


5. When you're indoors, it's almost always playtime.


A photo posted by amik_ohhh (@amik_ohhh) on Dec 28, 2014 at 5:38pm PST

6. So enjoy the downtime when you can.


A photo posted by amik_ohhh (@amik_ohhh) on Aug 9, 2015 at 12:05pm PDT


7. And always be prepared for your next adventure.


A photo posted by amik_ohhh (@amik_ohhh) on Aug 15, 2014 at 3:01pm PDT


Russell Terriers are alert, lively, and inquisitive. If you think this breed is right for you, check out the AKC Marketplace for Russell Terrier puppies.

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