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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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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It comes at Dawn 

Come winter, spring, summer or autumn and sunshine, rain or snow Stellas routine doesn’t change.  As soon as i wake up I get my coffee and her breakfast and sometimes my partners toast, but within half an hour Stella is whining. Take now for instance, it’s 5.45 on a Saturday morning in December and we’re …

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A quiet start to Tuesday 

I’m not starting so early today, a short run to Oxford but not collecting until 8am, locally. It’s just gone 6am and I’m up and out with Stella, and as I don’t clock on until 7 I’m giving her a longer wander than normal. There are patches of blue in an otherwise cloudy grey sky, …

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A waiting crow

Early Saturday morning in Fridaywoods with my little mate Stella 

It’s Saturday morning and as usual I’m awake around 6am, so Stella and I have gone for her morning walk in Fridaywoods before it hits the predicted mid 20s on the thermometer. The sun,  where not in shadow, is already warm and I am treated to what remaons of the dawn chorus,over fridaywoods,  I observe …

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