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Home… And Away

“You’re back!” So for the last couple of weeks, we’ve been away on holiday in the US (it was lovely, thank you for asking) and during that time we left CJ with the people that run the local puppy classes. … Continue reading

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Shaving A Dog: Take 2 (This Time We Use Scissors)

The last time I ‘trimmed’ the dog, it was a nightmare. It took ages, hair went everywhere and she hated me as a result. This time, I decided to take a different approach. Instead of using the noisy trimmers, I … Continue reading

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Does Canine Advertising Work On CJ?

So this week, the various news outlets and media stations were excited to announce that the UK was showing the first ever advert for dogs. Of course the advert was for dog food (Bakers if you must know) and was … Continue reading

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Ill, Caged And Bemused By Builders

CJ has had a rough week. Not only is she apparently infected with a horrible parasite (courtesy of frolicking in muddy puddles), but as we have had builders in recently, she has had to stay in her crate in order … Continue reading

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Controlling The Rebellion With An Inflatable Shark

CJ is still going through a rebellious phase and as a result, Helen is going back into full on training mode. While things seem to be progressing well, there are still moments of full out defiance. A prime example of … Continue reading

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Teenage Tantrums And Going Back To Basics

It seems that shaving CJ last month has had unfortunate consequences. She now hates us – specifically me.

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“Can We Have A Picture Taken With Your Dog?”

There is nothing unusual about still having to do some Christmas shopping this close to the holidays. There is also nothing unusual about taking the dog with you, especially as the girlfriend has asked you to walk it and you … Continue reading

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