Category: My Dogs

Autumn Dog Walking

Autumn Dog Walking We had such lovely weather for October this weekend I thought I’d share some photos from our Autumn dog walk. There doesn’t seem to be many leaves left on the trees and we are expecting a storm later today. This is a view over Cheshire. This is my granddog Rosie, a Cavapoo(on…

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.…

Dog Bereavement (The Real Truth)

 Dog Bereavement (The Real Truth) It’s been almost three months since I lost Alfie and the first time I’ve been able to talk about losing him. I don’t think there is any coincidence that I started this blog soon after Alfie died, it was his gift me. Whilst I was walking around looking for feathers…

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…

Does Music Bring Back Old Memories?

Does Music Bring Back Old Memories? Today I’ve been thinking about losing Alfie and back to my childhood in the 1970s.This song brought back so many memories. My grandma used to sing along with Elvis when I visited her along with Danny Boy and White Cliffs of Dover (that wasn’t Elvis by the way) Obviously its particularly…

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…