Rosco – a Jack Russell Terrier Portrait

rosco dog portrait

Here's my portrait of Rosco, one of my favorite Jack Russell Terriers.

Anyone familiar with the breed knows that these little fellas are blessed (or cursed, depending on your point of view) with a personality way out of proportion to their size.

Rosco is no different. We met him while visiting friends in Albuquerque a few years back. He instantly won me over with his friendly and playful manner, so I was thrilled to do a portrait of him for Christmas 2019.

Rosco portrait 11x14

My buddy, Rosco.


Ordering your very own pet portrait on stretched canvas is easy and secure using my online ordering form.

About the Author


Topdog is the online persona of Steve Merryman, a retired graphic designer, illustrator, and winner of over ninety regional and national awards. Living in the woods just west of Idaho (USA), Steve can often be found working on pet portrait commissions. His spare time is spent painting; writing; cuttin' trees an' shootin' guns; hiking with his dogs; savoring the occasional beer; searching for the perfect cheeseburger; and wondering where he left his pants.

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  1. Hi Steve….this is Lynn (Trimble) Jagosh and I love your dog portraits. We just lost our Pekingese Bailey and I would love to get a portrait of him for my husband Dave. Do you have a price list and how do I go about ordering?? Thanks Steve!!

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