Monthly Archives: August 2010

Jack Russell Training

Owning a dog can be rewarding and all dogs will need training, some breeds of dogs take longer to train than others. Jack Russell’s are a breed that do tend to take more training then others and are very intelligent … Continue reading

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Jack Russell Barking

Jack Russell terriers were bred as working dogs for use during fox hunts with continuous barking as the main form of identifying and holding back the quarry. As such, you will find that your Jack Russell is extremely vocal with … Continue reading

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Jack Russell Terrier Training

Jack Russell terrier training can simultaneously be a rewarding and frustrating experience.  On one hand, a Jack Russell is an innately intelligent dog that can follow instructions easily. The owner will then be able to develop a strong relationship with … Continue reading

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Jack Russell Jumping

The Jack Russell jumping behaviour is a manifestation of its affectionate, energetic and excitable nature, which the owner must understand.  While it may appear charming to have the dog jumping up in greeting, the behaviour can be dangerous especially for … Continue reading

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Jack Russell Care

For the first-time owner of a Jack Russell, care for the dog can be overwhelming, to say the least.  Its hyperactive nature requiring high levels of mental stimulation and physical exercise, which can often be translated into aggressive behaviour when … Continue reading

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Jack Russell Puppy Training

Many inexperienced and even experienced dog trainers have given up on Jack Russell puppy training because of the breed’s innate hyperactivity, stubbornness and aggressiveness.  These traits are to be expected in Jack Russell puppies precisely because these terriers were bred … Continue reading

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Jack Russell Agility

Because of the breed’s innate mental intelligence, physical stamina and unbridled enthusiasm, Jack Russell agility is well-known in the dog community.  In fact, impressive natural agility can be expected from Jack Russells as these dogs are working terriers requiring this … Continue reading

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Jack Russell Health

One of the best things about Jack Russell health is that the breed presents a lesser number of serious health problems in comparison with other dogs.  It must be because the breed was developed to be a working terrier and, … Continue reading

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Jack Russell Tips

Most Jack Russell terriers will have a lifespan of 12 to 13 years with a few living to the ripe old age of 20.  Thus, owners will be able to pick up and pass on plenty of Jack Russell tips … Continue reading

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Jack Russell Grooming

We must emphasize that proper Jack Russell grooming is necessary for many reasons.  For one thing, proper grooming of the coat, nails and other parts of the body is essential in the prevention of infections. As in humans, cleanliness ensures … Continue reading

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