Jack Russell Terrier

The Jack Russell was initially developed to kill foxes in England. Energy defines the breed. JRT owners know their dogs need lots of exercise before resting. This makes them agile snake-killers.

Yorkshire Terrier

The breed is energetic, curious, and most importantly, protective. When threatened, Yorkshire Terriers bark. They're good partners for snake-infested places.

West Highland White Terrier

West Highland White Terriers, trained to hunt mice and tiny pests, have high prey drives.Families with children or pet owners that play with their pets should consider the Westie. Be patient because the breed is hard to train.

 Rat Terrier

Rat Terriers hunt pests for farmers. Rat Terriers are affectionate and vigilant, making them good family companions. Rat Terriers are trainable and ideal pets for snake and small vermin phobics.

Miniature Schnauzer

Their temperament and size make little Schnauzers popular. Family dogs since they guard yet don't bite. They’re smart and vigilant. Thus, a Miniature Schnauzer will prevent a snake from approaching you!

German Pinscher

Another popular favorite, the German Pinscher is sleek and sturdy. This dog was bred to hunt from almost a mile distance. Like other terriers on our list, the Deutscher Pinscher is a Schnauzer and Pinscher.


Dachshunds are famous today because of their goofiness. Dachshunds are lively and great for families with kids.They hunt relentlessly. Dachshunds pursue little animals.

Cairn Terrier

One of the first working breeds in the Scottish Highlands, the Cairn Terrier. Its name originates from its cairns. The Cairn Terrier is petite and weather-resistant like most terriers.

Australian Terrier

Australian Terriers hunt aggressively and alertly. It's smart and won't back down if attacked. However, the breed is quite amiable and an excellent complement to households with kids.

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