Night Nurse…

Sniff, snuffle, wake up… open eyes…. yawn, stretch…. still dark… go back to sleep… ‘Ello, though… the two legs is moving… and she’s not s’pposed to! At least, not on her own… Where do you think you are going? Alert! Help! Oi! Crawl off sofa…keep one eye on her… tap dance on floor in frontContinue reading “Night Nurse…”

A family of dogs

First posted on Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo, 2018 There have not always been dogs in my life, but there have always been dogs in my heart. All of them, except the setters, who were family and Echo, who was a gift, were rescue dogs. And all of them have known how to smile. The firstContinue reading “A family of dogs”

The Small Dog on Old Dogs…

It is getting harder and harder to get up off the floor these days… for both of us. I struggle a bit, but can still manage. If she goes down, she stays down until the cavalry come to rescue her. We had to get my boy down to help pick her up the other night,Continue reading “The Small Dog on Old Dogs…”

Willow Willers reviews “Laughter Lines: Life From The Tail End” by Sue Vincent

Yet another five-star review for the small dog… Such a wonderful book, to make you laugh and cry in turn. Ani and Sue have such a beautiful relationship and that shines through. This book is a perfect present to yourself, a friend or a family member. A truly up lifting book written with wisdom andContinue reading “Willow Willers reviews “Laughter Lines: Life From The Tail End” by Sue Vincent”

The Small Dog Considers …

He’s bringing tea and coffee through, With toast and honey, biscuits too, To pick her up when she feels drained… And I thought I had got him trained! * I’m sort of glad, though, to be fair, ‘Cause, what with all the missing hair She’s not the way she used to be… And prob’bly needsContinue reading “The Small Dog Considers …”

Paulette Mahurin Reviews Notes from a Small Dog

A wonderful review from Paulette Mahurin, author of The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap, The Seven Year Dress and Where Irises Never Grow… all of them deeply moving works, and the profits from the books have been helping to save dogs from kill shelters for years. Review: Notes from a Small Dog~ Four Legs on TwoContinue reading “Paulette Mahurin Reviews Notes from a Small Dog”

The Small Dog on Ageing…

  She fell on her face and she looked none too happy… And recently she seems to feel pretty crappy… Most mornings, I hear her, when rising from bed, And where once she’d be singing, she’s groaning instead. * Now me, I can sympathise, getting no younger, I still want my walks but without theContinue reading “The Small Dog on Ageing…”

Notes from a Small Dog: Four Legs on Two: A Review

Another wonderful review for the Small Dog! Thank you, Di… Available in Paperback and for Kindle, via Amazon UK, Amazon.com and worldwide. pensitivity101 Notes from a Small Dog, Four Legs on Two. ISBN 9781910478271 This is my fourth Ani book by Sue Vincent, and definitely my favourite. A combination of verse and prose, it capturesContinue reading “Notes from a Small Dog: Four Legs on Two: A Review”

Laughter Lines by Sue Vincent

A wonderful review from A. C. Flory… Laughter Lines by Sue Vincent I just left a 5 star review for Laughter Lines: Life at the Tail End by Sue Vincent. And I still haven’t stopped smiling. The review should be up on amazon.com in a day or two, but this is what I said: I haveContinue reading “Laughter Lines by Sue Vincent”

The Small Dog on Writing…

It seems I’m in the doghouse once again before I knew it, And this time it is so unfair because… I didn’t do it! It’s not my fault if people like my poems more than her stuff… And leave me all those nice reviews to gloat on… well, that’s just tough! * Perhaps if sheContinue reading “The Small Dog on Writing…”