Category Archives: Dogs

Next stop, pamper shop!

This is a conversation I had with a fellow dog walker the other day on opposite sides of the road. ‘David! How lovely to see you!’ ‘My dear! And you! How are you?’ ‘I’m fine, thank you. You?’ ‘Yes I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs, humour, people, walks | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

The Nose Has It

Maggie could win gold in any Olympic sniffathon, and taking her for a walk can be slow and laborious as she has to find the exact blade of grass of the exact length before she graces it with a pee … Continue reading

Posted in current events, Dogs, observations | Tagged , | 19 Comments

Thank you, but…………….a reblog

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Dog communication to a dumb human: We’ve been back from our walk For a while now. Thank you for taking me. Yes, that was very nice. Thank you. I enjoyed the biscuit. That tummy rub got…

Posted in current events, diary, Dogs, Poetry, reblog | Tagged , | 2 Comments

A Walk in the Park 17th May

We’ve had a social day today, from a distance of course, starting off with elevenses on the drive with our neighbour. The neighbour whose wife died at Easter was walking past so we invited him to join us and spent … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs, ducks, observations, walks | Tagged , , , | 13 Comments

It’s hard on them too

I mentioned yesterday about a beautiful sable and white German Shepherd that passes our house on a regular basis with her owner. She has the most wonderful temperament and  now she’s got to know us, likes some fuss. One of … Continue reading

Posted in current events, diary, Dogs | Tagged , , | 15 Comments

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Action

Frank’s theme this week is ‘action’. When Maggie was a pup, she was manic in wanting to explore everywhere and chase anything that moved. Her curiosity was encouraged, that inquisitive nose of hers checking things out tentatively. She would … Continue reading

Posted in blogging, Challenge, Dogs, Photos | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Dog Ownership

Maggie has owned us since Friday, March 11th 2005. Her predecessor Barney was lost to us suddenly the Saturday before, aged 9. He would have been 10 years old that June. My parents dogs always lived to be a good … Continue reading

Posted in current events, Dogs, Maggie | Tagged , , | 18 Comments

Trusting Instinct

How much do you trust your dog? I don’t mean with leaving food on the table or being left alone with kids, but can you read the signs, and what’s more, take notice of what your dog is trying to … Continue reading

Posted in diary, Dogs, Just a thought, Maggie | Tagged , , | 20 Comments

Calling all doggy friends………………

Melanie from sparksfromacombustiblemind has sent Maggie a birthday cake! Thank you!!! By all accounts this is a special cake made for doggies from goodies they are allowed to have that are all doggy friendly. Maggie likes to share and so … Continue reading

Posted in current events, Dogs, Maggie | Tagged | 13 Comments

Humans and pets

I’ve had two instances of sad news today, one about a relative, and the other about a beloved pet. Other Brother rang me earlier to let me know a cousin had died a few days before Christmas. Apparently my uncle … Continue reading

Posted in current events, diary, Dogs, Family | Tagged , , | 4 Comments