Staffy Nanny dog

I have written several posts about Stella and or the reputation of the Staffy Nanny dog. Adopt a staffy being the mist recent. Staffy Nanny dog anecdotes Today I want to give you a couple of anecdotes. Anecdotes from my own memory as to evidence the status of the Staffy Nanny dog. When my daughter was born …

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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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Cross

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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Confident

 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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Fridaywoods laid bare, our local woods

Winter is coming 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. The summer’s coppicing or whatever it was …

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Why Dogs rather than Cats 

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 …

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Dog friendly Colchester  

Stella wandering loose Ok I want to turn things a little more up beat with my latest post and think about the more dog friendly venues around Colchester. Gosbecks Roman burial ground. A huge ex archaeological dig up near the famous Colchester zoo. Dog walkers and runners and horseriders alike are welcome on this area. …

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