Childrens Book Review : Ziji by Yongey Minghur

Ziji The Puppy who Learned to Meditate Ziji by Yongey Minghur Children will love learning the calming power of meditation alongside Ziji, a playful puppy. Ziji is a noisy, bouncy puppy who lives with the Anderson family: Mom, Dad, Jenny, and Baby Jack. He loves to bark and play and—most of all—chase pigeons in the [...]

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Living With An Anxious Dog

    Just like humans, dogs can be prone to anxiety and it can show up in many different ways, and each dog will react differently. Separation anxiety is one of the most common problems and causes immense stress for the owner because everyone has to leave their dogs sometimes. It's hard to know the size of [...]

Are Dogs Addictive?

  Here are my own two dogs (Alfie has now sadly died) my daughter's cava poo Rosie and Mickey the Yorkshire Terrier who is an ex-foster dog who comes back for holidays. As you can see they all got on really well! I came across this poem recently and it got me thinking Why own [...]

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 [...]

Don’t Overlook the Golden Oldies

My experience in dog rescue bought to light how overlooked the more mature dogs were when it came to be considered for adoption. I completely agree that a puppy comes with no emotional baggage, can be trained easily and after all who doesn't love a puppy? Having said that, choosing to adopt a rescue puppy [...]

Muddy Paws ; Poems for Dog Lovers

This is a small collection of poems about dogs that is written by me and available as an ebook on Amazon.From the heartache of losing a beloved friend to the plight of the rescue dog and all the fun of owning a new puppy. "Some Will Make You Laugh, Some Will Make You Cry" Muddy Paws [...]