Spanky Stays

Our boy Spanky

Raising six Jack Russell puppies in the house as if each is the most special dog on the planet has proven to be an enormous commitment that paid huge dividends in laughter, fun, tenderness, love and pure joy. Jacks have a reputation for being maniac, hard-to-handle, out-of-control dogs; I was determined to [...]

Jack Russell Puppy Training 101

JRT training 101: mother dog follows field mower and dispatches rodents as they bail from the path of the mower.

Puppy #1 steals a carcass and claims it for her own.

Extras are taken to the other two puppies to parade around with, entrails dragging. Learning to sit is so yesterday.

Visiting adult daughter is [...]