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With their spunky personalities, endless energy, and remarkableintelligence, it’s no wonder Jack Russell Terriers havebecome a favorite for television ads and Hollywood films.Performing comes naturally to Jack Russell Terriers (JRTs forshort). They love to show off their strange and quirkypersonalities, and they have more than their share of fun whileentertaining you and themselves.

Despite their winsome ways, Jack Russell Terriers aren’tfor everyone. It takes time, patience, and an unmistakable sense ofhumor to tolerate their endless antics and tireless energy. Forthousands of dog owners across the country, however, no other breedis worth considering. Jack Russell Terriers For Dummies isthe guide for you if

  • You're thinking of owning a Jack Russell Terrier
  • You just brought a new puppy home
  • You are curious about this popular breed
  • You already own a JRT and want to know more about itstemperament

Jack Russell Terriers For Dummies shows you how to copewith the breed's high energy levels and odd but common behaviors.You'll become acquainted with the breed standard and look at commonfaults. This book also covers the following topics and more:

  • Distinguishing between a pet dog and a show dog
  • Deciding if a puppy or an adult dog is best for you
  • Puppy-proofing your house
  • Understanding guidelines for obedience training and agilitytraining,
  • Dealing with behavioral problems such as separation anxiety,aggression, and barking
  • Finding a great veterinarian
  • Knowing how to care for your pet: Health, grooming,exercise
  • Dealing with health concerns specific to JRTs

Jack Russell Terriers are cute, charming, and very smart.They're a big dog in a little dog’s body and are fun,fearless, and funny to be around. Remember, however, that they alsoare pushy, extremely active, and have a voracious appetite forattention. Jack Russell Terriers For Dummies will help youmake sure you’re making a well-educated, conscious choice topurchase one of these little white tornadoes and to give you theknowledge to keep your sanity after the decision has been made.

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