Off furniture

Keeping your Jack Russell Off the Furniture

You may love your pooch, but you may not love what he does to your furniture. It’s totally okay to feel this way and, as you may have guessed, totally normal. Some people let their dogs go where ever they want and others don’t. It’s all up to you and what ever you decide is ok – it’s your home …

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Eating Grass

Is your Jack Russell Constantly Eating Grass?

We’ve all heard those stories of dogs who munch away on some grass while they are out and about on a walk, or meandering through the backyard. There are varying opinions on this practice, all of which spiral around the fact that we don’t know – for sure- why dogs of all kinds will each grass. There are several theories …

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Jack Russell Terrier Too Old to Train

Is My Jack Russell Terrier Too Old to Train?

You’ve all heard the expression, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks”. Quite often, the subject is very far from the dog itself, making you all wonder for a moment or two: “Wait, can you teach an old dog new tricks?” It makes sense. Maybe you bring home your Jack Russell Terrier from a shelter when he is several …

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Jack Russell Terrier and Cats

Introducing your Jack Russell Terrier to Cats

So, you think your Jack Russell is lonely and wants a companion. Having a buddy for your dog to play with while you’re at work is an admirable idea and a good one, if you think he is willing to share his living space and belongings with the other pet and if you have the finances and the option to …

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Active Jack Russell

How To Keep your Jack Russel Active and Fit

You beautiful, hyper Jack Russell Terrier is the apple of your eye, am I right? It’s understandable that you want to keep him happy and healthy then, and part of that is done by taking great care of him by letting him get plenty of exercise. Remember, this breed is particularly hyper and needs to be exercised regularly to keep …

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Protect Your Jack Russell From Fleas and Ticks

How to Protect Your Jack Russell From Fleas and Ticks

Keeping your best buddy free of fleas and ticks is one of the easiest ways you can keep your pet happy and healthy. Ticks and fleas are parasites which feed off of your pet’s blood and can cause infection or spread disease. Ticks, in particular, are a concern for humans as they can transmit Lyme disease and cause a wide …

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Indoor Exercises for Your Jack Russell Terrier

Indoor Exercises for Your Jack Russell Terrier

Having a Jack Russell Terrier can be an amazing experience, because these dogs are lovable and always bring a smile to their face. However, you do need to try and think about their health as well, so it’s a very good idea to perform indoor exercises as often as possible. regular exercise will also prolong the Jack Russell terrier lifespan. …

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Dog-Taking-A-Bath

Why is My Jack Russell Always Rolling in Stinky Things?

We just got back home from our usual daily long walk where Kala, my happy Jack Russell, found some really stinky mud and she of course rolled in. Her happiness was really visible and my misery grew when she came out, the stink was awful. As this happens to us pretty often (and not just us ?), I thought I …

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Traveling Jack Russell Terrier

Traveling With Your Jack Russell Terrier

Vacations tend to be more fun when you bring your furry companion along, but there is plenty to take into consideration when you need to prepare for your trip together. A lot of it involves research and careful consideration about where you’re going and what you’re going to do. You also must know your dog’s personality well and any medical …

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Socializing Jack Russell Terrier

Socializing a Jack Russell Terrier Puppy

Socialization is one of the most important things you can do for your Jack Russell puppy. Introducing him to the world in a controlled environment is key to raising a well-behaved, happy and friendly dog. Socializing is familiarisation of your JRT puppy with different people, children, other dogs, animals and getting them used to all kinds of environments, sounds, smells …

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