Jack Russell terrier

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Diller, von Furstenberg Clone Their Dog (Twice)

Billionaire and his wife now have 2 puppy clones

(Newser) - Barry Diller loves his dog, Shannon, so much that he and wife Diane von Furstenberg cloned her—twice. The IAC chairman and the fashion designer likely paid as much as $100,000 for the cloning, Page Six reports, and a rep for Diller confirms they now have two new puppy... More »

Missing Pennsylvania Dog to Fly Home—From Oregon

No one knows how the 7-year-old Jack Russell Terrier made it so far from home

(Newser) - Five months after 7-year-old Gidget, a Jack Russell terrier, went missing in Huntingdon, Pa., she was recently spotted by a former animal shelter volunteer in the Portland, Ore., suburb of Tualatin—about 2,700 miles from home. Thanks to the microchip embedded in Gidget's skin, the Oregon shelter was... More »

Dog Survives After Getting Poisoned, Buried Alive

And it happened on his third birthday

(Newser) - A Jack Russell terrier has survived after being poisoned and buried alive—and he can thank the man who saw the ground wiggle. Ethan came back to life on his third birthday after someone tried to kill him. He had a whole chain of saviors: the man who dug him... More »

Artist Star Uggie Has Mystery Syndrome

Little dog with the shakes retiring next month

(Newser) - Uggie's time in the spotlight could just about be over: The heart-stealing Jack Russell terrier who stars in the hit movie The Artist is suffering from a puzzling debilitating condition, and will retire next month, says his devoted trainer. "It's very sad, but he is suffering from... More »

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