The Long and Short of it.

It's approaching two years since Darcy came to stay with us. Sometimes I feel like my training fell upon deaf ears, which anyone with a dachshund will experience on a day-to-day basis. Ask them to stop barking at next doors cat for the umpteenth time and they happily ignore you, but one creak of the... Continue Reading →

Introducing a Puppy to an Older Dog.

Introducing a Puppy to an Older Dog. When we lost Alfie suddenly, one of my main concerns was for Holly, who was his constant companion for the whole of his nine years,  They did everything together sleep, eat they even pooed in unison! Holly was the oldest and definitely the boss but Alfie was her... Continue Reading →

Introducing a New Puppy

When we lost Alfie suddenly, one of my main concerns was for Holly, who was his constant companion for the whole of his nine years,  They did everything together sleep, eat they even pooed in unison! Holly was the oldest and definitely the boss but Alfie was her protector and soul mate, I can honestly... Continue Reading →

Healing Power of Dogs (Dog Therapy)

Healing Power of Dogs Today I wanted to talk about the healing power of dogs and how they can have a therapeutic effect on our lives when times are hard. This is a guest blog by my daughter…. You’ve already been introduced to Rosie my 5-year-old Cavapoo who came into our lives in 2012. Little did... Continue Reading →

Because They Are Worth It

The Power of The Dog by Rudyard Kipling THERE is sorrow enough in the natural way From men and women to fill our day; And when we are certain of sorrow in store, Why do we always arrange for more? Brothers and sisters, I bid you beware Of giving your heart to a dog to... Continue Reading →

Do Dogs Dream?

  Do Dogs Dream? Anyone who has ever sat beside a dog pawing the air, growling and yapping whilst supposedly fast asleep will have no doubt that dogs dream. And experts agree. They believe that dogs enter the R.E.M stage of sleep just like we do. That is the deep sleep or Rapid Eye Movement... Continue Reading →

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