March 18, 2019

Caring For An Old Labrador

Do you have an old Labrador? Is your lively friend starting to slow down and look a little grey around the chin? In this article we’re going to take a look at some of the challenges your senior Lab could face. Giving you the best ways to keep your aging Labrador Retriever fit, comfortable and happy.   Is My Labrador Old? It may surprise you as it did me, to find out that the pet food companies classify a dog as young as seven years as ‘senior’. Labrador Retrievers as a breed have a life expectancy of around ten to twelve […]
February 21, 2019

Are Jack Russells Easy to Train?

Easy isn’t the first word that comes to mind for any Jack Russell terrier activity, with the exception of getting into mischief. He’s an active, adventurous, independent little dog. Those are the nice adjectives — your JRT may vary. Training is possible, especially if you find work he likes to do. Understanding the JRT To understand your JRT’s mind, look into their history and what they were originally bred to do. They are hunting dogs, bred to kill rodents. Your Jack will enthusiastically try to kill smaller animals crossing his path: squirrels, rabbits, chipmunks and neighborhood felines. Smart and feisty, […]
February 21, 2019

Jack Russell Terrier At a glance

Consider the personality traits of the Jack Russell terrier as this breed is not for everyone. The energetic Jack Russell needs lots of exercise, is vocal and because of its hunting instinct, has the urge to explore, resulting in a tendency to wander.Jack Russell Terrier At a glance Training cannot eliminate the hunting instinct from the Jack Russell. This dog instinctively sees the family cat or hamster as prey. Size: Weight Range: Male: 7-12 kg.Female: 7-12 kg. Height at Withers: Male: 20-30 cm Female: 20-30 cm Expectations: Energy Level: Very energeticLongevity Range: 13-15 yrs.Tendency to Drool: LowTendency to Snore: LowTendency to Bark: HighTendency to […]

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