behave when a doorbell rings

How to Train Your JRT to Behave When a Doorbell Rings

We’ve all been there – the doorbell rings and suddenly your tranquil home becomes a flurry of barking, running, jumping and nervous anticipation. Alarm, Alarm! There’s somebody out there trying to get in! Alarm, alarm! All hands on deck! Everybody man their battle stations like it’s the beginning of World War III! Of course, I’m somewhat exaggerating, but there are …

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photograph your dog

5 Tips How to Photograph Your Dog

Photographing our furry comrades is always a daunting task, no matter whether you’re a professional or an amateur. Their constant activity and seeming lack of focus makes them very hard to catch well on camera. Here are a few valuable tips how to take a perfect picture of your beloved pooch. 1. Give them time to get used to the …

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snow fun with your dog

5 Best Tips For Snow Fun With Your Dog

Snow, I love it! Perfect, white, fluffy, wet, cold, snowman building, fort building, snowball fighting, skiing and sledding opportunity. Roll around in it and you’ll make an angel, frolic with your adorable Jack Russel Terrier and you’ll have an awesome time. My dear JRT Kala loves snow but isn’t too happy about the cold. I can’t stand to see her shiver …

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getting a Jack Russell Terrier

Consider This Before Getting a Jack Russell Terrier

Jack Russell Terriers are amazing creatures. Their boundless energy and joie de vivre are simply astounding and on par with their affection and endless amounts of love that they aren’t afraid to show at any turn. In them, you truly have a trusty companion for all your adventures, big and small. My beloved Kala’s antics can’t help but put a …

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How do Dogs Learn

How do Dogs Learn?

Although we often anthropomorphize our beloved four-legged companions it’s crucial to remember that they aren’t really human. We adore each other and take care of each other but our thought processes are very different. We’ve always been proponents of positive training techniques, and for a good reason – not only is punishment cruel and damaging to our relationship but, as …

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Table manners

Table Manners Your Dog Should Know

Table manners for dogs are a somewhat disputed subject among many dog owners. Some have the opinion that it’s OK to have your beloved furry bundle at the table – after all, they are a part of the family, while others state that dogs shouldn’t be allowed anywhere near during mealtime. In any case, you should consider the fact that …

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Best Leash for your Jack Russell

How To Choose The Best Leash for your Jack Russell

A leash is one of the most important parts of your gear. I realize that today there is an abundance of different types, materials, and lengths to choose from. Therefore, I decided to make your life easier and write about all the things that you have to look out for when getting a perfect leash for your dog. You should …

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balanced diet

A Proper Balanced Diet For Your Dog

We take good care of our furry family members giving them plenty of exercise, comfortable beds, awesome toys, hugs, kisses and endless amounts of love. At the same time, we tend to take for granted one of the more mundane, and yet extremely important things for our pets – food. In today’s oversaturated market it’s sometimes easy to overlook what …

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Hiking with your dog

How To Choose The Best Harness for your Jack Russell

Keeping your pet safe and well-behaved during your outings is one of the most important things in your day. In order to do that you must rely on various equipment like leashes, collars and our topic for today – harnesses. These are some of the most important parts of your gear and you must take care that you get the …

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