Service dogs in the UK 

Dogs truly are man’s best friend. In the post Assistance Dogs  I detailed the social aspect of how dogs help, in being an aide for people of many walks of life. Including guide dogs for the blind. Service dogs at their best However dogs have more strings to their bow than that: Sniffer dogs can sniff out …

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Assistance dogs 

Personal introduction to Assistance dogs In the post on friendlytravelguide I titled a Sunday roast on a Saturday  I was at the Harvester with my fiancee and my mother in law. We were enjoying dinner when a family with a dog came in and sat down. The lady was not blind and my first impression was that it was …

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Cruelty to Animals 

In driving around the country and watching the shows on the television I see so much cruelty. Emaciated horses,  dogs etc. In the post, Why cross breeds I have told you about Teddy and Buster. Teddy, before my family had him, was thrown out of a car at speed by his previous owner. Buster, as I recall, …

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Spiked dog collars Banned 

Barbaric These barbaric spiked dog collars are banned in the United Kingdom, but there a some civilized countries that think they are ok. Tell me would you wear this? Look at the injuries these spiked dog collars inflict, no wonder they’re banned. Justify these barbaric spiked dog collars If you’re a fan, please go ahead …

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Snow is falling thick and Fast

Its sunday morning and Snow is falling Stella and I went out early this morning, and it was raining quite heavily. As i got back to our second floor flat, waiting for Tesco to arrive with our delivery and talking to my fiancee, i noticed that Snow is falling. From my fiancee’s point of view and from …

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Half moon and frost 

Half moon Oh the glories of being a dog owner it’s 6am on Saturday in December and Stella, our loyal Staffy, wants out. The drawback of living in a second floor flat. The walk Stepping out into the crisp morning air, the first thing I notice is the frost on the cars. As I walk …

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Who am I to talk about dogs 

Hey it’s me I am no Victoria Stilwell and certainly no Cesar Milan going back a but I’m no Barbara Woodhouse. What I am is someone who has grown up around dogs.  Take a look at Why cross breed make better pets  to see the list of dogs that Stella currently tops. This is who I am …

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 A dog is for life not just for christmas 

Mummy mummy please,  can we have a dog for christmas. Sure as a puppy they’re cute, but they’re aren’t puppies for long. They are going to grow. If you think you aren’t going to be able to cope say “NO.” Dogs are for life not just Christmas. Are you gonna get up every morning and …

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Adopt A Staffordshire bull terrier 

Ok im going to point out from the start Im no expert, i am writing from my experience and meagre knowledge.  Stella, has one big plus for me, she loves her walks and has been my running mate if you take a look at one of my older blogs fromhelltoeternity.   However I’m a big fan of …

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Why cross breed dogs make better pets 

In my 45 years I’ve had dogs around me for at least 30. Teddy Buster (pedigree cocker spaniel) Suzie Sam Max Tara Bruno Stella (Staffordshire bull terrier)   Stella being my current four legged companion and only the second pure breed. In Why dogs over cats  I gave you a breakdown of Busters nature, and as I …

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