Living with an elderly dog – are you prepared?

Tillie wet her bed last night. The other day I didn’t open the back door quick enough after she ate dinner, which meant the poop that was supposed to be outside ended up inside the back door. I walked into the kitchen and she was there; I went upstairs to the bedroom...

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Muddy dogs: 5 ways to get dogs dry and clean

  With Spring coming shortly, undoubtably, with the burgeoning daffodils will come the rain and mud!  Having three dogs myself, I know the ongoing battle with keeping that rain and mud on the outside of the house, car (and our motorhome) and not all over the floor and...

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Don’t take photographs of your dog sitting down

  In this age of cameras being on practically anything technological, there is no excuse for not having at least one photograph of your beloved dog or dogs. I find when working with my clients, their initial reaction when I get my camera out is they immediately ask...

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How a second-hand GSD stole our hearts

We hadn't planned on getting another dog just yet.  We already had a nearly 12 year old Chocolate Labrador (Buffy), who was still recovering from major spinal surgery the September before, and Tillie, a beautiful 10 year old Black Labrador, who with my husband and me,...

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Dogs – healers of souls, perfect hairy stress relievers

  Today marks an anniversary that I will be celebrating with my husband, a glass of something and huge cuddle with the dogs. The anniversary?  A year ago today, at approximately 4pm (or 16:00 if you prefer), I suffered a nervous breakdown.  It changed my life,...

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Memories are for touching

It’s the start of a brand new year and New Year’s Resolutions are being set up, written or even forgotten from our memories before they start. Perhaps you don’t like setting them; you find them limiting or you set them too high and find yourself dropping them because...

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