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Re: Yard ? before I become a owner.

Posted by:  Leslie Hemsing
Posted on:  November 24, 2002 at 23:48:24

In Reply to: Yard ? before I become a owner.
Category:   Hunting
Posted by:  Jay Boggs
Posted on:  November 24, 2002 at 20:58:16

Question:

: Hello, I am researching the breed to see if it is suitable to my families life style. The only thing I have found that is questionable is the part about letting a JR roam. I live in the country with a few acers of land and I would like to be able to not worry when I let the dog out of the house, that it would go on a 2 day hunting trip or get traped in a hole. Is this a real concern?

: Thanks


Response:

Dear Jay,

Yes, this is a real concern; I assure you that the warning about letting a JRT roam free wouldn't be posted if it wasn't true. If you still have doubts about whether or not a JRT will follow it's instincts then I suggest you review the Memorials and the Lost Dog pages.

Thank you for researching the breed before you bring a JRT into your home.

Leslie