Jack Russell Terrier Articles

These Jack Russell Terrier articles highlight some of the finer points of brinignng a JRT home. This includes what to what to expet from your Jack, including the many behaviors that are unique to this breed.

Articles include advice on what to expect from a jack Russell breeder, how to introduce a Jack Russell Terrier and the family, whether or not other pets are a good idea, and what to expect when house training your dog.  As all Jack Russell owners will attest, the most important area is obedience training so that you can teach this incredibly intelligent breed those behaviors which are acceptable in the home.

Dogs, Jack Russell Terriers included also require routine care which is also outlined in these articles. Older Jack Russells, while still strong also require certain types of care.

If you can't find the  what you are looking for, try searching for it using the box on the upper right side of this page.  There are thousands of Jack Russell Terrier articles on this site, as well as a large library of canine health information.

Jack Russell Terrier Appearance

Jack Russell Terriers have a predominately white coat with a few tan, brown, or black markings. Their coat can be smooth, broken, or rough.

Shorty Jack Russell Terriers

The Shorty Jack Russell terrier, or Russell terrier, is a breed of its own, set apart from the Parson Jack Russell terrier in the earlier part of this decade.

Health Concerns for Jack Russell Terriers

Let us just discuss a couple of the health issues, remembering that these issues only represent health concerns that the breed in general are prone to.

Jack Russell Obedience Training

Some people find it difficult to train a Jack Russell. Jack Russell Obedience training requires some thorough understanding of the dog.

Jack Russell Personality

On one hand and in one moment he's Napoleon. On the other hand and in another given moment... he's Lassie. This is the Jack Russell Terrier personality.

Jack Russell Vaccination Schedule

Print out this Jack Russell Vaccination Schedule and post it on your fridge for future use.

Children and Jack Russels

So, is this breed of dog good with children? My children would tell you there's no charm like the Jack Russell Terrier charm.  

Separation Anxiety

Despite its strong and exuberant personality, a Jack Russell Terrier may as well suffer from separation anxiety just like other dogs.

Jack Russell Training

Some people go through a lot of frustration with Jack Russell training. Jack Russell dogs are known as intelligent working dogs but why do some people go through all this trouble?

Housebreaking Your Jack Russell

Now in theory housebreaking is simple. It is a means of preventing the puppy from going potty inside the house and affording him the opportunity to do his business outside.

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