While some training methods for dogs can be universal across breeds, as dog owners we must never forget that dogs are individuals, so training for one breed of dog will be different to another breed of dog. The jack Russell for example;e, due to it’s smarts and size needs training that differs from other dogs. Here are some tips to help you.
. When you get him, it may have to be just him.
Jack Russells are great companions, but they are also alphas,so they are not so great with other dogs. Co-existing with other dogs may become possible with the right training but there is still a possibility of strife later on in the future.
. Embrace his smartness.
Jack Russells are smart and are very responsive to training. So use this to your advantage because their unruly personality can be shaped through effective dog training. This will make him more obedient and more sociable.
. Be strict but not too strict .
It is important to reaffirm to your dog who is boss. Always remember that you should be in control of your dog and not the other way around. When giving disciplinary action of when correcting, you should be firm and stern.
. Start from the start.
Jack Russells have quite a strong personality and because of this they can be quite mischievous, so it is always best to start training while they are still puppies. Young dogs may be feistier but they can absorb more from training and exercise.