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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Dog frisbee

Dog Frisbee – a Great Outdoor Game

This highly energetic, awesomely fun sport is a favorite pastime of many dog-parents and their four legged companions. It’s one of the best ways to exercise and have some fun in the sun for the both of you. Catching and throwing a flying disc is a skill that must be gradually learned and practiced by both you and your pet …

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best dog books

10 Best Dog Books Every Dog Owner Should Read

Communication is the key to everyday life. Our ability to transfer thought and meaning through different means – language, writing, signs, etc. is the basis of our survival. The same applies to your life with a four legged companion. You don’t speak the same language, you even aren’t the same species yet with some careful observation and patience you can …

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Jack Russell Terrier - the hunting dog

Jack Russell Terrier – The Hunting Dog

Although my darling Jack Russell Kala is above all my trusty companion, life partner and a house pet without any real experience in hunting (just like me) I still observe a lot of her hunting instincts in everyday life. I’ve come to understand that that’s just how Jack Russell Terriers are by nature. For that reason I decided to write …

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Pulling on The Lead

How to Stop Your Jack Russell Terrier Pulling on The Lead

We all know that feeling when our furry companions try to pull our hands out of their sockets trying to go their own way without any heed for our plans (or feelings for that matter). Even with a small breed like Jack Russell’s, they are small but mighty and can pull with more power than one could expect. Pulling on …

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Dog pool rules

7 Backyard Pool Dog Rules You Should Think About

As the days get shorter and the temperature slowly starts to drop, it’s starting to get too cold to swim but luckily our southern hemisphere friends are approaching summer and are looking forward spending time next to the backyard swimming pools. As we’re preparing our coats and waterproof boots, we’d like to remind those lucky ones on few tips and …

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older jack russell

How to Care for an Older Jack Russell Terrier

There inevitably comes a time in life when your dog won’t be as perky, energetic, patient, and healthy as it used to be. These are all perfectly normal signs of aging and as your dog gets older you must consider making some extra effort to make sure that your beloved companion is happy and healthy. Jack Russell Terrier’s life expectancy …

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Jack Russell facts

10 Fun Facts About Jack Russell Terriers

It’s always fun to learn something new and exciting about our beautiful four legged companions. Even better if you came by because you hope your next best friend will be a Jack Russell. Here are 10 super fun facts (and important tips) about JRT’s that you should know. 1. A working breed Bred primarily for fox hunting since the first half …

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dog collar

5 Tips On How To Choose The Best Collar For Your Dog

Choosing the right collar for your dog is one of the most important decisions that you face as a dog-guardian. If it’s to flimsy it will break and potentially endanger your beloved friend. If it’s too rigid it might injure your pet. There are a few things that you must consider before finding the right collar for your dog. This …

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