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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dog clicker training

How to Use a Clicker for Dog Training

Here on HJR we’re all about positive training techniques and one of the best is today’s subject – clicker training. This is a method of learning by operant conditioning – you will help your puppy start behaving a certain way by reinforcing the positive consequences of his actions. If your pet is doing the right thing, it will be rewarded …

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Dog treats

Best Dog Treats For Training Your Jack Terrier

We want to take the best care of our pets from the places they rest and play to the collars they wear, but one thing we often forget is to take real notice at what they eat. Treats are a fantastic thing for our favourite four legged friends. They would do anything to get them, and we use their love …

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Teach Your Puppy His Name

How to Teach Your Puppy His Name

Teaching your puppy his name is the single most important lesson that you will impart on him. If he doesn’t know his name you can’t expect him to respond to even the simplest commands and he can’t understand to who you are even talking to when you are telling him that he is a good boy or that he mustn’t …

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Dog Burying or Guarding Food

Is Your Dog Burying or Guarding Food?

Have you noticed that your favorite pet is hiding his meals or becomes nervous when you approach him while he’s eating? These are all perfectly normal instinctual behaviors for dogs. They can be more pronounced in some dogs than in others but all have an innate tendency towards it. Here are some great tips on how to deal with such …

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Jack Russell Terriers and children

Jack Russell Terriers and Children

Having a toddler in the house is a big challenge not only for us humans, but also for all four legged members of our household. You must make sure that both you and your pets are as prepared as you can be for the big changes in your life and home that are inevitable with a little one (or ones) …

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Supplementing Dog Nutrition

Are You Supplementing Your Dog’s Nutrition?

Although most high quality store bought dog food are nutritionally balanced and contain all essential nutrients necessary for our pets sometimes we should consider supplementing their diet with some additional vitamins and minerals. Especially if the dog leads an active lifestyle like my darling Jack Russell Terrier Kala. Just remember that you must absolutely consult with your veterinarian before giving …

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