Summer 2018

Stella’s Summer Diary week 2 continuing recovery

Recovery After Stella’s first Diary entry, Stella’s Summer Diary which as you can see was not a great week, Stella has recovered greatly, Strangely her appetite this week has been ravenous and her other end is more normal than it has been for a long while. Three days of Promax was part of her recovery and i can …

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Stella the Staff’s Summer diary, the diary of a thirteen year old staffy

Not a great week. early on at least for Stella’s Summer Diary Hey guys you all know about Stella,  my almost thirteen year old Staffordshire Bull Terrier. I thought i would give you an extract from her Summer Diary Well it has been a pretty torrid week for her, and us! She did not eat …

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For the Dog that has everything

what about the Dog that has everything Hello again, carrying on from my last piece Its Holiday season  I thought about the journey from your home to the destination. You have packed everything you need: Clothes perfume or Aftershave shoes for every outfit Ladies? But what Dog that has everything, or so you think. If …

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Its Holiday season, or Holiday Hazard season, watch where you are taking your four legged friends

  One of my readers made a valid point its coming into the holiday time of year and if your four legged friend is going with you have you given thought to the holiday hazards of the places you intend to go to, for the dog. We all know the hazards we face on our …

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The Pdsa Dickin medal

The PDSA Dickin medal In my last post, Dickin medal for war hero Chips i wrote about the heroism of A dog called Chips. However the overwhelming thing to you all seems to be amazed by is that there is a scheme for awarding medals for gallantry to our animal comrades called the PDSA Dickin Medal. The …

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Dicken Medal for war hero Chips

The Dicken Medal The Dicken Medal is the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross, awarded for extreme acts of courage in exceptional circumstances. Awarded by the Peoples Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA). CHIPS I was listening to the Radio when i heard the most remarkable story, the Story of Chips, a Husky cross who served …

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Feeding guide for staffies

Stellas our Staffies Dietary needs Since we got Stella she has had an awkward stomach we tried various dog foods from wet thru dry. We tried James wellbeloved CHAPPIE wet and dry Chum and several others. At furst she would tolerate them but within a week her poop would be loose. However every time to …

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Dogue De Bordeaux adoption

Dogue de bordeaux With thanks to Dawn Jeffs. Dogue De Bordeaux adodption is one to take careful consideration over. For those of you who have seen “Turner and Hooch!” the DBD is very much a Hooch Character, i am informed by Dawn that her DBD is as soft as they come though and good with …

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First dog Advice 

So you’ve decided you want your first dog? Do you know what you need for your first dog. Well here come a few tips A solid lead of course and a collar and current United Kingdom law requires the dog to be electronically tagged and if your breeder hasn’t you need to get the dogs …

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Holidays are over Back to work

Holidays are over The Christmas Holidays are over, I sit writjng this on the final evening about to walk Stella. Stella had a visit to the Vet this morning for her 3 monthly Glands to be cleaned out. An experience I cannot recommend bring in the room for. Poor dog is not going to know …

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