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Polished Puppy Kindergarten

For puppies 8-12 weeks

We deliver results and make you the envy of other puppy owners. This program will set your puppy up with everything they need to grow into a well-behaved dog. If you select this option, we will spend four (4) extra weeks giving your new pup a great foundation in life: House-training, basic manners, handling, socialization and introductions to environmental stressors such as people, other dogs, places, sights, and sounds. This is the single most important investment you can make in your new puppy. 

Five (5) Year Health Guarantee

In addition, we will always be here to take your dog back in the event you can no longer care for it. Have peace of mind knowing your dog will never see the inside of a shelter.

We Health Test

All parents are tested and ruled out for 160 known health genetic diseases. To our knowledge, we are currently the most documented DNA tested and health screened Jack Russell Terrier line.


is 19 years old!

This is "Joy". She is currently our oldest known living Connemara Terrier. Here are a few words from her "Daddy". Joy is my sweet little angel that came to me when I really needed her in life. She and I have been through so much together. Joy loves to frolic around the yard snatching up dandelion greens and grasshoppers. She has never been your typical Jack Russell terrier. She has always been calm, sweet, incredibly maternal and loving. She has had zero health issues through her current age. Other than recent hip stiffness, she still runs and jumps! - Michael in Maine. Sadly, Joy recently passed away at 19 1/2yo.

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The short explanation is that the Jack Russell Terrier was never actually considered a breed until the last decade. There have been many different names used to differentiate between the taller version usually ranging from (12-15") and the shorter version (typically 9-10"-12"). The shorter Jack Russell Terriers are known by many names like: Shorty Jack Russells, Short-legged Jack Russells, Shorties, English Jack Russell Terriers, Russell Terriers, Irish Jack Russell Terriers, Miniature Jack Russell and of course, simply Jack Russell Terrier puppies. While there are some differences in the Jack Russell Terrier world, what matters most, is not what type/size/style of Jack Russell you are considering - But rather the health and genetics behind the line and the breeding and socialization program the breeder practices.


The Connemara is steeped in Irish history. The Connemara Jack Russell Terrier has history tracing back well over a century. It was originally bred by a small handful of dedicated terriermen and only shared amongst family and friends. This line has been carefully bred to maintain their manageable and agreeable temperaments and superior health. They are known for being fantastic pets who get on well with small children, other dogs and cats.Read more here… Connemara DNA Breed Results


We will be an ongoing resource for you both now and in the future, so it is important from the start that we develop a good relationship and are able to work together and trust one another. If interested in a Jack Russell Terrier puppy, Please browse and enjoy our website and feel free to contact us anytime.

In short, The Connemara Irish Jack Russell Terrier could be considered a Russell Terrier an English Jack Russell or simply an Irish Jack. Some breeders also call them a Shorty or short-legged Jack. While there are some differences in the Jack Russell world, what really matters, is not what type of Jack Russell Terriers you are considering - But rather the health testing and socialization program the breeder practices. 

We are an exclusive Jack Russell Terrier Breeder with puppies in Maine, New England, USA.

Browse our site to learn more about our Irish Jack Russells and our breeding program in Maine. STEPH