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  1. Can I switch to Spectra 5 vaccine?

    Dog Health
    Hello all! I have a Jack Russell Terrier pup. She is about 16 weeks old. When I bought her she had had her first round of vaccines at the vet. I know I should have given her a booster by now, but I've been unsure how to proceed. We've always administered our own vaccines, but I've wondered if...
  2. Slipped Disk Options

    Dog Health
    So I reached out to pet my dog and he cried out suddenly. Took him for a walk, but he didn't want to walk. Looked odd and acted even more strange. Took him to emergency vet. Vet told us its a slipped disk. No xrays or anything. Just felt some pain in the back area. dog is OK, but weak, a bit...
  3. Help! We just can't stop his separation anxiety!

    Puppy Help
    Hi all, Hubby and I acquired a 8-week-old JRT puppy last Sunday, he's a lovely boy and he's settling in well, until nightfall! At night, Hugo howls the house down. It's making me so stressed that I've had all sorts of horrible and unwelcome thoughts. I'm severely sleep-deprived (hubby told me...
  4. What is the Best Way for Foster Mom to Raise Funds for Abandoned Dog?

    Off Topic Discussion
    I am a life long dog lover and owner and just rescued a Jack Russell Terrier from going to the pound where he would have been put to sleep for sure! He is 10 years old and has very poor vision. I took him to the vet and he had to get shots and tests and aspirations from some growth and...
  5. Jack Russell's and children

    Dog Breeds
    Hi I have very recently taken in a rescue jack russell. She seems to be so perfect for us. She is loving and so far showing no signs of aggression to anyone. I have a almost three year old daughter. I am not silly and never ever leave a dog with her. Even my softie border collie cross dalmatian...
  6. Sudden Odd Behavior In Rescue Dog

    New Additions
    We rescued a 1.5 year old Jackabee last week from our local shelter - he's been a complete dream. Honestly, we have no clue how he was found as a stray, since he's already been partially trained, and is so loving around people. He welcomed us immediately, and seemed to adjust well to our home...
  7. What dog toy is good for a Jack Russell?

    Dog Gear and Supplies
    My dog (A year and two month old Jack Russell Terrier) has managed to rip apart every toy i have gotten him. From stuffed toys, skinnys (stuffing-less toys), kongs, firehose material toys ("petco's strongest toys") and tire material toys. I really would like any advice on which toys to get or...
  8. what kind of dog [mix] is java?

    Dog Breeds
    this is java. adopted her on july 6th, 2011. the shelter told us she was a cattle dog x corgi mix. but every single person i've encountered on walks has asked/thought she was a jack russell, so i'm assuming she may be a mix of that. but she seems shorter and longer than typical JRs. so the corgi...
  9. Need Help Please! Jack Russell Terrier

    Dog Breeds
    My mom has a Jack Russell terrier. I'm not sure how old he is he was adopted from the pound and he was already grown and that was around 9-10 years ago. He's always been a wonderful little guy, loving, well behaved, excellent with children of all ages. He has had his acting out moments like any...
  10. Help with Chewing leather

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have just rescued a Jack Russel Terrier, Grover, who is approximately 1 year old. He LOVES to chew anything leather. I have had him for 2 weeks and he is obsessed with chewing leather (shoes, purses, belts, etc). I am not sure if I should be giving him raw hides or not. Reasoning: I made...
  11. Please help, donate

    General Dog Discussion
    Join Date: Dec 2007 Location: California Posts: 3 Please help, donate My four year old Jack Russell Terrier, Tucker, unfortunately has cataracts. As many of you may know, the breed is well known for their tremendous amount of energy. My Tucker, like many Terriers, loves to play fetch...
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