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 [...]

The Calm Before The Storm….Dog Fostering,

My first foster dog was an absolute delight. She was a young Cocker Spaniel crossed with Jack Russell. Misty fitted in perfectly, despite the fact that she was a stray she had  impeccable manners and large soulful eyes that you could drown in. As long as she had someone to cuddle she was happy. My [...]