The Alaskan Malamute (some say Malamute Husky) The Alaskan Malamute as a breed As a breed the Alaskan Malamute weighs between 32 to 43kgs fully grown. Built for stamina and Strength the Malamute is not a recommended Breed for a flat or apartment neither is it a good first breed. An extremely sensitive breed which …Continue reading "Alaskan Malamute as a pet"
following on from what to consider when adopting a dog here is the first breed specific breakdown, my favourite breed the Staffordshire Bull Terrier Overview of the Staff Staffordshire Bull terriers were bred from the larger more aggressive breeds with the faster more tenacious Terrier, creating the breed largely grouped, by the USA at least, among …Continue reading "Staffordshire Bull Terrier"
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 …Continue reading "Service dogs in the UK "
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 …Continue reading "Snow is falling thick and Fast"
Why adopt a Staff 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 …Continue reading "Adopt A Staffordshire bull terrier "
Winter is coming Fridaywoods Colchester The first trip through Fridaywoods for a while sees major changes. All but the Evergreen Pines are all but leafless. A carpet of leaves lays inches thick. Some of the leaves have begun their decomposition. A squirrel scurries up a bare trunk to escape Stellas attention. Coppicing the woodland The summer’s …Continue reading "Fridaywoods laid bare, our local woods"
Moving on from yesterdays post it comes at Dawn but hey Christmas has been coming, since August in some of the shops. I clearly remember seeing baubles in a shop in August When is it you realise it’s nearly Christmas Is it when Band aid gets played The decorations start going up Cliff is on the …Continue reading "Christmas is coming "
An early morning walk with Stella Dawn chorus Come winter, spring, summer or autumn and sunshine, rain or snow Stellas routine doesn’t change. As soon as i wake up I get my coffee and her breakfast and sometimes my partners toast. Within half an hour Stella is whining. Take now for instance, it’s 5.45 on …Continue reading "It comes at Dawn "
Ever since I was born back in March 1972 I have had a dog around me. Stella is the 8th of varying lengths of a line of dogs that were mostly crossed breed. The day I was born Teddy all I really recall was he was brown and poss a Labrador terrier cross. Then came …Continue reading "Why Dogs rather than Cats "
I listened with intrigue to Prof Brian Cox on Chris Evans breakfast show this morning who was talking about getting resources from other planets and also the idea of stopping our demise as a race by getting humans on other planets. Harvesting Other Planets This is all well and good but I’m looking at this …Continue reading "Resources from other planets "