Not really. The locales have surprised me when i heard that they sort of see it as half black bear, similar to Husky/Akita's Wolf ancestors story. They do not like indoor living, in fact, they love patrolling. I witnessed a group of 6 of them, but you could never see the 6th one since it was taking turn in patrolling the area. If these indications don't convince you, two Illyrian sheep dogs can kill an adult female black bear, imagine the Jack russel in that position!
Also, they tend to kill their bully family members, especially the Elders, their bark is final word and there is huge respect for hierarchy. DO NOT expect feelings from them, they are ice cold. KFOR Nato troops reported of seeing them living wildly in nature, but mysteriously they do not attack people if they are not "owned".
Answered by Anonymous - 12/19/2012 6:15:58 PM