Tag Archives: getting a puppy

I’m Not Entirely Sure How This Happened… But I Have Another Dog

So, you may notice this has been my first post since November 2012 and there’s a reason for that – there was nothing to write. Once you get used to a dog, life just falls in to a routine and by … Continue reading

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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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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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The Problems Of Walking A Black Dog At Night

“Um… CJ?” The past week has seen me walking CJ for a few evenings and once in the morning. It has raised some interesting questions, namely – how the hell do you keep track of a black dog in a … Continue reading

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