Understanding Jack Russell Aggression

JRT aggression is often a symptom of underlying problems. Their behavior might be a result of fear (they’re going with the “attack is the best defense” tactic), lack of socialization, possessive behavior or even boredom and pent up energy due to lack of physical activity. Before handling the situation you have to correctly determine which one of these factors, or …

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How to Choose a Backpack for Your Jack Russell

Your four legged companion, just like yourself, likes to feel needed, useful and important. The best way to accomplish that is to give them something to do on your walks and hikes. Giving them their own luggage for which they’re responsible is a great way of giving them an important task which they’ll accomplish with gusto. Another great thing about …

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Jack Russell puppy

7 Things to Prepare Before You Bring a Jack Russell Puppy Home

You just became (or are planning to become) a proud guardian of the incredible bundle of joy that is a Jack Russell Terrier puppy and aren’t entirely sure if you have everything that they need to be comfortable and happy? No need to worry, here are the basic things that every JRT puppy and their guardian should have at hand. …

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Jack Russell in an Apartment

Keeping your Jack Russell in an Apartment

Jack Russel Terriers are known for their high energy levels, intelligence and inquisitiveness which makes them excellent companions for adventures in vast open spaces. How could they ever adapt to living in a (for their liking) cramped space like an apartment? Here are a few crucial tips on how to make a pleasant home for both you and your JRT …

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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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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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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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