registering a jack russell ( full male) with no papers.

by cindy
(holland mich)

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Can a non paper jack russell be register if they didn't come with papers when born? I would like to get my Jack register but i don't want to get him fixed, and don't have 3 generation information on him?

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Apr 24, 2023
Doesn't make sense
by: Anonymous

That cannot be the case as the Jack Russell breed has only been recognized as a pedigree since 2016. So any Jack Russell born prior to that could not have had papers. It would be ludicrous because there must have been a time in 2016 where breeders wanted to register but had no papers it does not make sense.

Feb 23, 2023
Jack Russell papers
by: Anonymous

I bought a jack Russell terrier he is 8 months old from RSPCA he was surrendered to RSPCA from a breeder with no papers & don’t have papers for him . How do I get papers for him & register him with the JRT club do I need papers to register him
Thank you

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It's great that you adopted a Jack Russell Terrier from the RSPCA! To register your dog with the Jack Russell Terrier Club and obtain papers, you'll need to follow a few steps. Please keep in mind that the specific process may vary depending on the country and the club you want to register with.

Research the specific requirements for the Jack Russell Terrier Club in your country. Visit their website or contact them directly to gather the necessary information.

If your dog doesn't have papers, you may still be able to register him with the club if they offer a special registration for dogs without a pedigree or with an unknown lineage. This type of registration usually comes with some limitations, such as restrictions on breeding or showing.

Some clubs may require a DNA test to confirm the breed of your dog. This can be done through various organizations that offer breed identification tests. You can find these online or through your veterinarian's office.

If a DNA test is required, you'll need to order a kit, collect a DNA sample from your dog (usually a cheek swab), and send it to the lab for analysis. Once you receive the results, you can submit them to the club as part of your registration application.

Fill out the registration application and submit it along with any required documentation, such as proof of adoption from the RSPCA, DNA test results (if applicable), and any other required information.

Pay the necessary registration fee, which may vary depending on the club and the type of registration you are applying for.

It's important to check the specific requirements and guidelines for the Jack Russell Terrier Club in your country, as they may have unique registration procedures. If you're unsure about any part of the process, don't hesitate to reach out to the club for assistance.

Nov 22, 2022
Another option
by: Anonymous

Register with the Continental Kennel Club. They are very picky about the dog meeting the standards for best representation of the breed, but with a letter from a vet and possibly DNA proof, you stand a better chance.

That's what I'm doing with my little guy. He was sold to me at a yard sale but I'm very familiar with this breed and he is absolutely 100% Parson Russell Terrier (not the short legged original version Jack Russell.)

May 18, 2015
Jack Russell No Papers
by: Brenda

I have a Male Jack Russell 3 years old with no papers. I would like to mate him before I have him fixed. But some JR owners want a Dog with papers, That is understandable.

If anyone is ever considering mating with a Male Jack Russel with no papers, I'm in Arizona and my Dog is ready to go.

Sep 14, 2009
I understand your concerns
by: Sondra Hildreth

If you read my post you'll see I'm in a similar situation. Due to finances the breeder I bought my Dot from didn't register the litter she came from so my lovely female isn't registered and I'm not sure if the breeder will come through on their promise to help me register her. I was hoping to breed her but most owners won't agree to stud services without registration which puts me in a tough situation. Good luck with your and your handsom fella he's really just darling.


Jan 20, 2008
JRT Registering
by: Pics & Tics

According to JRTCA Cindy, a Jack must be fixed and have proof of pedigree. Below is a quote from their site:

"Effective January 1, 1997 a complete four-generation pedigree is required for registration, with five generations preferred if available."

It has to do with not wanting inbreeding allowed to slip through into the registry.

Sorry Cindy, but what a gorgeous dog.


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