Jack Russell Terriers: a Comprehensive Guide to Buying, Owning, and Training (Breed Basics Series)

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Alert, lively and intelligent, the Jack Russell Terrier is an ideal companion. Handy in size, and full of character, he fits in with a variety of lifestyles, and will take on all training challenges that come his way. In this superbly illustrated book, the authors give a colorful account of the breed's history, and follow it up with comprehensive information on puppy care and training, adult management, plus fun activities to get involved with. Easy to read and packed with facts, this book is a must for all Jack ...
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Overview

Alert, lively and intelligent, the Jack Russell Terrier is an ideal companion. Handy in size, and full of character, he fits in with a variety of lifestyles, and will take on all training challenges that come his way. In this superbly illustrated book, the authors give a colorful account of the breed's history, and follow it up with comprehensive information on puppy care and training, adult management, plus fun activities to get involved with. Easy to read and packed with facts, this book is a must for all Jack Russell enthusiasts.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572235113
  • Publisher: Willow Creek Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/2002
  • Series: Breed Basics Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 111
  • Product dimensions: 6.74 (w) x 8.16 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What Makes a Russell Special? 6
The Russell mind
Physical characteristics
Where do they come from?
The first Russell
Developing the breed
The legacy
Transatlantic links
The Russell today
Jack of all trades
The perfect companion
Chapter 2 Choosing a Russell 18
Making the decision
Finding a breeder
Puppy watching
Male or female?
Coat and markings
Career moves
An older dog
Getting ready
Preparing your home
Collecting your puppy
Paperwork
The journey home
Chapter 3 Welcome Home! 32
Settling in
Meeting the family
Teaching respect
The resident dog
Feline friends
Diet and feeding
Mealtimes
Crate training
The first night
House-training
Chapter 4 Starting Right 44
Golden rules
Reward-based training
Clicker training
Basic exercises
Sit
Down
Stay
Come
Lead-training
Retrieve
Car travel
Training classes
All-round education
Coping with adolescence
Reducing dominance
Neutering
Chapter 5 Routine Care 66
Know your dog
Dental care
Nails
Coat care
Stripping
Bathing
Feeding regime
Bones and chews
Exercise
Swimming
Playing games
The veteran Russell
Saying goodbye
Chapter 6 Having Fun With Your Russell 80
Canine Good Citizen
Therapy dogs
Competition Obedience
Agility
Flyball
Earth Dog competitions
Racing
The show dog
The Breed Standard
Is my dog good enough?
Show training
Collectables
Chapter 7 The Healthy Russell 97
Preventative health care
Vaccinations
External parasites
Internal parasites
Dentistry
Obesity
A-Z of common ailments
Appendix Further Information 112
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