Category: My Dogs

Adventures of a Dog Walker

Adventures of a Dog Walker You know the signs. You ‘re having a lovely walk with ‘mans best friend’ when you suddenly spot four legs where a head should be, frantically writhing in the grass. The first time it happened I thought ‘how cute he’s wriggling around in ecstasy’. I was partly right. There is…

Dogged Determination.

  Have you ever seen such a look of dogged determination? This was Darcy this afternoon.I’m sure you are wondering what he has his eye on. A juicy steak? a  new toy? a delicious treat? No, there were a few crumbs left on a plate after my lunch. He had only been fed an hour before.…

How I Became A Dog Lover

How Children Learn From Dogs- Dinky

How I Became A Dog Lover Apologies for the grainy photo, it’s over forty years old. This is Dinky my first ever dog, my best friend as a child and the one who started my lifetime obsession with dogs. We never intended to have a dog but when my mum was offered an unwanted dog…

Harvey Remembered

Harvey Remembered Today it’s three years since this tiny rescue dog died in my arms on the way to the vets.     You’ll find Harvey’s story here. Harvey Harvey’s New Lease of Life Farewell Harvey   When the rain is blowing in your face And the whole World is on your case I could…

My Doggy Bucket List

My Doggy Bucket List I’m just mad about dogs…all dogs, every breed, and size, I often spend my time daydreaming of all the dogs I would like to have in my life, one way or the other. It is not a practical bucket list but an idealistic one. So, there are no exceptions.   I…

Darcy, Miniature Dachshund.

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…