Hobbling on a grass seed Stella had been limping on and off all week, but Thursday and Friday saw her at her worst. I had taken advice, which was to bathe her foot in Salt solution, and anything in there would come out. However on my return from work Friday night Stella could hardly put …Continue reading "A grass seed a visit to the Vets"
Heatwave Well some would say we are having our best summer for years, I am even hearing people saying “Best summer since 1976!” Well we may think that but what about our Canine friends in this heatwave. I look out my window in the afternoon when i am home and I see people walking their …Continue reading "Heatwave survival Tips for our canine friends"
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 …Continue reading "Stella’s Summer Diary week 2 continuing recovery"
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 …Continue reading "Stella the Staff’s Summer diary, the diary of a thirteen year old staffy"
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 …Continue reading "For the Dog that has everything"
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 …Continue reading "Its Holiday season, or Holiday Hazard season, watch where you are taking your four legged friends"
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 …Continue reading "The Pdsa Dickin medal"
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 …Continue reading "Dicken Medal for war hero Chips"
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 …Continue reading "Feeding guide for staffies"
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 …Continue reading "Dogue De Bordeaux adoption"