February 21, 2019

10 Energetic Facts About the Jack Russell Terrier

It’s hard to keep up with this bold, lively dog. Learn more about the lovable terrier that charmed its way onto television and into our hearts.  1. There are a lot of variations.  The Jack Russell terrier, Parson Russell terrier, and Russell terrier are actually three different breeds, despite sharing a common ancestry. These dogs were bred to hunt foxes and needed to be ferociously fierce and confident. The terrier’s job was to drive the prey out of its burrow for the hunters to catch. As a result, the dog is lean and small but packed with courage.  The Jack Russell […]
February 21, 2019

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 is about 15 years but, just like humans, not all dogs age the same way. Some won’t show signs of aging at all, while some start aging sooner than you would expect. They are individual and unique in their own […]
January 24, 2019

The History and Origin of the German Shepherd Dog

Dog (Canis lupus familiaris) Other names for the German Shepherd Dog Alsatian Berger Allemand Deutscher Schäferhund GSD Schäferhund Traits Weight Male 35–43 kilograms (77–95 lb) Female 25–33 kilograms (55–73 lb) Height Male 60–65 centimetres (24–26 in) Female 55–60 centimetres (22–24 in) Coat See Description section below Colour Most commonly tan with black saddle Litter size 5–10 Life span 9-13 years  The German Shepherd Dog is a breed of large-sized dog that originated in Germany in 1899. As part of the Herding Group, German Shepherds are working dogs developed originally for herding and guarding sheep. Because of their strength, intelligence and abilities in obedience training they are often employed in police and […]

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