Jack russel male puppy 4month

by Angela
(england )

My jack russel/chihuahua jack is a nghtmare help needed big time.


so ive never had a puppy and fell in love instantly with my little jack he is 4 months old had all his injections ect and is healthy but we seem to be having big problems with him. he seems to be very difficult to train one day he does well and the next he goes right back to peeing everywere. he will pee in our living room right infront of is he knows he is doing wrong as he legs it the min he has finished. he is chewing up his bed ect he pees and poos on his bed. we keeps stopping eating he will go days not eating then just randomly start eating again. we walk him daily. we punish him if he does wrong and treat him when he does good. help what are we doing wrong???

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Aug 28, 2013
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totally normal
by: Jemma

when i read your post - i giggled because i thought of my jack chi when he was that age (hes almost 5 now). they have such characters and they will make you want to pull your hair out at times but you will be surprised in a year or twos time, when you may be sad or crying and they come over to you to show you they know you're sad. its overwhelming how lovely jack chis are.

my dog now will still play up aka he barks all the time at anything and everything!!

yours is just a puppy - he will have good and bad days. just persevere and in time he will know the routing.

Jul 18, 2013
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Same thing happened to us....
by: Anonymous

We adopted a female Jack Chi at the age of 10 weeks and had the exact same thing happen to us. Like the other person said, we became consistent and put her on a schedule. We also purchased dog treats to help train her to potty. Every time she would pee or poop outside we would say, "Good Girl!!! Do you want a treat?!" She would run to the door and we would reward her with a small one (size of a pea). Once she was trained we finally winged her off the treats. She hasn't had an accident since and now she is over a year old! Good luck with everything!

May 26, 2013
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Puppy
by: Anonymous

He is only a puppy, you need to have patience and consistency. Consistency is key. You need to make sure you keep him on a strict schedule where you take him out every few hours. 4 months old is too young for being "punished". Make sure you have puppy proofed the house and have given your puppy mental stimulation in the way of chew toys. If you catch him chewing on something he is no supposed to just say "no" and give him the chew toy instead. Do you have a enzyme based pet cleaner - if your puppy makes in the house you need to use that special cleaner(you can get it in pet stores) so that all traces of the smell are gone otherwise the puppy will revisit that spot. Because it is only a puppy you shouldn't really leave it unattended. Keep it in the same room you are in otherwise have a crate for it. That will cut down on accidents. I suggest you buy a basic puppy training book to help you with all this.


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