Monthly Archives: August 2011

“Hi. So Where’s The Puppy? What Do You Mean She’s Not Here?!”

Ah, Bank Holidays. A time for BBQs, beers and buddies, however over the past three days I have noticed something – my buddies are more interested in seeing CJ than me.

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With Large Feet Comes The Ability To Jump On To Everything

CJ has grown quite a bit over the last few weeks, though not as big as the vets would like. Apparently she is ‘underfed’, which can only be attributed to Helen a) not feeding her enough b) not feeding her … Continue reading

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The Night I Almost Killed Our Puppy

This post was originally going to be very self-congratulatory charting Helen’s dismay at how CJ is more excited to see me than her. How I get bigger yelps of joy, more enthusiastic tail wagging and more demands for my attention. … Continue reading

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Finding Common Ground… And My Tasty Socks

So after two weeks together, CJ and I have developed a mutual understanding that has been cunningly orchestrated by Helen. Sticking to the original agreement, Helen has continued in the training and waking up every two hours to let CJ … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know About Dog Training, But I Know About Common Sense

Ok, I have a question for you. Let me set the scene. Your puppy has for the last 24 hours been suffering fromĀ diarrhea. Upon returning from the cinema at 11pm (Rise of the Planet of the Apes – watch it … Continue reading

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Stop Whining And Go To Sleep!

How do you make a puppy shut up and go to sleep? Well, I’m reliably informed that sleeping pills, whiskey and chocolate do the trick, but there is every chance they will not wake up again… so that’s out. That … Continue reading

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Road Trips, Bees And A Game Of (Living Room) Thrones

“Why are you bathing her in the sink? We have a bath.” This weekend has contained a number of ‘firsts’ for both CJ and I. For her, she experienced her first road trip (to Swindon for lunch with Helen’s sister … Continue reading

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