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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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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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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Christmas is coming 

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 …

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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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Resources from other planets 

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 …

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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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Proof we are sheep to the American Sheep Dog 

People have always said if America sneezes we in the UK shout bless you. In my 45 years we have adopted: Trick or treat instead if Apple bobbing at Halloween Ambulance chasing lawyers American television And now we have Black Friday. The capitalist greedy British corporations have turned it into a week and then there’s …

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