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”

Ani’s Advent Calendar 2020! Paws for thought…

Dear Santa, Do you know how many of the four-legs I have met since I’ve been blogging have come from rescues and shelters? You’ve got to admit, they are all intelligent and interesting creatures… Yes, even the cats. Noelle’s Garfield, for a start, though it pains me to say it, is gorgeous. Some are moreContinue reading “Ani’s Advent Calendar 2020! Paws for thought…”

Ani’s Advent 2020! Dot (and Darlene Foster) on The Year of the Pandemic

Dear Santa, I have my friend from Spain over today. We haven’t actually met, but then, she lives a long way away and although the two-legses usually get to gallivant all over the place, they don’t seem to like it if we wander off on our own… But, this year, even the two-legses have beenContinue reading “Ani’s Advent 2020! Dot (and Darlene Foster) on The Year of the Pandemic”

Ani’s Advent 2020! Meet Ruff, Smidgeon and Cathy Cade!

Dear Santa, Yay! We are finally counting down to Christmas! It seems to have taken ages to come around this year! But it hasn’t been a great year for anyone, two-legses or four. I mean, there is this bug thing going round and I know it is worrying people and stopping them from meeting andContinue reading “Ani’s Advent 2020! Meet Ruff, Smidgeon and Cathy Cade!”

The Small Dog’s 10 Best Tips for Training your Two-Legs

The correct training of your two-legs… ‘specially visiting two-legses…is critical to their well-being. I thought I’d share my ten favourite tips for the establishment of proper pack behaviour… 1. Use advanced surveillance techniques. Never let them arrive unexpectedly. This gives you a unfair unique advantage. You, of course, will know long before your two-legs thatContinue reading “The Small Dog’s 10 Best Tips for Training your Two-Legs”

Tails from Westley Piddle: Henry ~ Part Five, from Zozo and Jools at Usual Muttwits

Concluding the saga. If you have missed the earlier episodes, click the links to read part one , part two, part three and part four… Hen-ree, Hen-ree Mayumi pleads as Henry raises both front paws to begin some solid hammering dead center of Tuffy’s snout holes. Her voice puts him off balance and he landsContinue reading “Tails from Westley Piddle: Henry ~ Part Five, from Zozo and Jools at Usual Muttwits”

Tails from Westley Piddle: Henry ~ Part Four, from Zozo and Jools at Usual Muttwits

Continuing the saga… click the links to read part one , part two and part three… “webothagreed,mrStevens,nodogsallowed” Revlegs whips off the cover from Halfleg and GitOrrf! Hold on mate, it’s freezing “whaa?” Halfleg slurs “howdid’that’muttgetthere?” “right,that’sit!” Gitorrf! is in the air, being carried straight to the front door by Revlegs. A moment of déjà vuContinue reading “Tails from Westley Piddle: Henry ~ Part Four, from Zozo and Jools at Usual Muttwits”

Tails from Westley Piddle: Henry ~ Part Three, , from Zozo and Jools at Usual Muttwits

Continuing the saga… click the links to read part one and part two… The secret ingredient to KFC Gitorrf! is explaining through a noshful of spicy chicken strips to his bestie is chicken! Howd’ya mean? Tuffy, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, is shaking both his head and his butt at the same time to escape fromContinue reading “Tails from Westley Piddle: Henry ~ Part Three, , from Zozo and Jools at Usual Muttwits”