Jack Russell Terriers for Dummies

Jack Russell Terriers for Dummies

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An informative guide that takes you through the paces of this mega-popular breed. Highlights of ownership, including its fearless and smart disposition to playing and hunting.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 182.88 x 226.06 x 17.78mm | 408.23g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • illustrations, (some colour )
  • 0764552686
  • 9780764552687
  • 145,797

About Deborah Britt-Hay

Deborah Britt-Hay has been breeding and training Jack Russell Terriers for nine years. She finds that her dogs make great companions for her family and her horses.
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Back cover copy

Find out about your Jack Russell Terrier's special needs Get the lowdown on keeping your Jack Russell Terrier happy and healthy Sharing your life with a Jack Russell Terrier can be a challenge. This fun and friendly book gives you expert advice on the Jack Russell temperament, whether this energetic breed fits your lifestyle, how to train your dog to be a well-mannered companion, and much more.

Discover how to: Choose the right Jack Russell for you Maintain your dog's good health Feed your JRT properly Exercise and entertain your Jack Russell Handle behavior problems

The Dummies Way(TM) Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun

Get smart! www.dummies.com Attention pet owners! Get free Dummies Daily(TM) e-mail newsletters Sign up today for tips on dogs, cats, or birds Keep your pet healthy and content -- the Dummies Way(TM)
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Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: Personality Plus! The Basics on Jack Terriers. Chapter 1: What's a JRT's Temperament Really Like? Chapter 2: The Telltale Signs of a Jack Russell Terrier. Chapter 3: A Day in the Life of a JRT. PART II: It's All in the Details: Tips for Making a Perfect Match. Chapter 4: Knowing What You Want in a JRT. Chapter 5: Finding Your Soulmate. PART III: Setting Out the Welcome Mat. Chapter 6: Dog-Proofing Your Home. Chapter 7: House-training Your Jack Russell. Chapter 8: Obedience Training Your JRT. Chapter 9: Dealing with Behavioral Problems and Concerns. PART IV: Creating a Healthy Lifestyle. Chapter 10: Keeping Your JRT Safe and Sound. Chapter 11: Feeding Your JRT. Chapter 12: Exercising Your Jack Russell. Chapter 13: Grooming Your Jack Terrier. Chapter 14: Competing in Trials. Chapter 15: Dealing with Special Concerns. PART V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 16: Ten Things to Know about the JRTCA and the AKC. Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Take a Vacation. Chapter 18: Ten Great Web Sites to Visit. Appendix: Recommended Reading and Resources. Index. Book Registration Information.
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