Tag Archives: dogs

Dog watching

I woke up with a decided plan in my head – to go to the beach in the campervan, then visit Son #3 for a while. In other words a day off with no thoughts of housework or washing. Guess … Continue reading

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Misty and photography

Thinking of photography makes me think of Misty – we have shared our lives with many dogs, but she has been the most difficul  to photograph. I’m not sure if it is because she is scruffy, or because of her … Continue reading

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Jiff

Do you feel like being diverted from your day to have a look at Jiff’s day?  Be warned, it is a day in Hollywood and the little Pomeranian has 1.2 million followers on facebook. So there are 42 photo opportunities. … Continue reading

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Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

John, is a friend of ours who happens to be profoundly deaf. Despite his disability he leads a very full life, and he has been helped along the way by two dogs who were specially trained to act as ears … Continue reading

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Companionship

It is Misty’s birthday this month and she is getting quite excited. Or so I convince myself. It’s strange how we anthropomorphise our canine friends. Friends who were visiting this past week were asking how many dogs I had shared … Continue reading

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Mo Dhachaidh

A new blog on the scene is one called Mo Dhachaid hhttp://modhachaidh.wordpress.com/ When I lived in the Outer Hebrides I learnt some Gaelic, though it was always difficult to get people to help me with local conversation; they were too … Continue reading

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House Guest

Valentine or ViVi for short, is here to stay for a few days. He is behaving impeccably and acknowledges that Misty is Top Dog………  though only just.  He is a Llewellin Setter, a strain named after a breeder who bred … Continue reading

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Clever dog

Misty has been very good about losing weight – so far she has lost 0.6kgs which is quite a lot for a little cairn.  We are aiming for a target weight of around 7.5kgs. Of course she is not as … Continue reading

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Hogmanay

Note the gap between the two dogs. Bertie is gradually learning that he cannot take liberties with Misty. By the time he is going home on Monday he will be acclimatised, and hopefully that means he will be well-behaved at … Continue reading

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Bertie

No photographs of our visitors yet, I’ve been too busy recovering from our trip and helping Bertie to settle in. To be honest, he has not required much assistance as he is a very boisterous and confident 7-month old dachshund … Continue reading

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