The Eskijac is a hybrid between a American Eskimo and a Jack Russell Terrier. Country of Origin: Eskijacs originate in the United States of America. Original Purpose: The Eskijac is a exceptional family companion. Breed Characteristics: The Eskijac is affectionate, energetic, loving, and loyal. They can be stubborn sometimes. Eskijacs are intelligent and train quite easily. The Eskijac is friendly and gets along well with people and other pets. Life Expectancy: Average life expectancy for the Eskijac is 10 - 13 years.