Staffordshire Bull Terrier

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 …

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what to consider when adopting a dog

Ok i have stated before i am no expert, but these a few tips to consider when adopting a dog. Environment Your home environment, is it big enough to handle the dog you want? Is the garden and yard secure and is the breed your buying adept at jumping gates or tunneling. Are you a …

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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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Service dogs in the UK 

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 …

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Assistance dogs 

Personal introduction to Assistance dogs In the post on friendlytravelguide I titled a Sunday roast on a Saturday  I was at the Harvester with my fiancee and my mother in law. We were enjoying dinner when a family with a dog came in and sat down. The lady was not blind and my first impression was that it was …

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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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Snow is falling thick and Fast

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 …

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Half moon and frost 

Half moon Oh the glories of being a dog owner it’s 6am on Saturday in December and Stella, our loyal Staffy, wants out. The drawback of living in a second floor flat. The walk Stepping out into the crisp morning air, the first thing I notice is the frost on the cars. As I walk …

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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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