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Your Jack Russell Puppy Care Checklist - Jack Russell Crazy Issue #18
May 18, 2011
Jack Russell Puppy Checklist: Supplies, Care and Training Tips
Owning a JRT puppy for the first time is challenging, even if you've owned dogs before. They're unique as a breed and require a unique approach. With a new pup you'll be facing all sorts of issues like toilet training, nipping problems and general obedience.
The good thing is, you're starting from scratch your puppy hasn't had time to pick up bad behaviors and turn them into habits. That makes it much easier to train the right way, the first time.
In this issue I'm going to cover:
To look after and train your puppy properly, you need a few supplies. The main ones are:
You can pick up these supplis at a discount from Pet Mountain when you sign up for their email list:
Puppy Proofing Your Home
It's important to take steps to make sure your house is puppy-friendly. This means making sure there's nothing that could lead to your puppy being harmed. Think about these factors:
Training Essentials for Puppies
When it comes to the first few months of training, you should focus on keeping things fun. Play lots of games, and don't get stressed out if the pup doesn't make much progress. Often, a lot of what you teach in the first month or two end sup getting forgotten during adolescence (starting at about 4-5 months old) anyway.
That doesn't mean you shouldn't start training until your pup hits 4-5 months old. You should start from the day you bring the pup home. But keep it simple. Work on these commands first and foremost:
Mindsets and Principles
When you're dealing with a JRT puppy, you need to have your head in the game otherwise you'll go crazy. Here are a couple of tips and guidelines for making sure you approach raising your puppy with the right mindset.
More Info on Jack Russell Puppy Raising and Training
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The Jack Russell Training 7 Part Crash Course
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The Jack Russell Lover Community
As always, it's great to see more people contributing their JRT stories, questions, answers and photos to the community. You can have your say on one of these pages:
'Til Next Time...
Take care - and take care of your JRT!
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