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My first UK visit since 2019

September is almost at an end and while it’s been a quiet one on the blog, it’s been a busy one in reality. I did something I haven’t done since November 2019, I went...

Sharing the sunflowers

When we arrive at the top of our lane we always pause. The dogs’ heads dip down, busy noses snuffle out scents caught in the thick grassy verge. It’s August, the sunflowers are out...

6 Reasons To Adopt An Older Dog

I can think of about 6 million reasons why adopting an older dog is a great idea, but I’ll stick to just six. I’m going to shamelessly put older dogs on a pedestal, one...

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Rewriting The Story

After Susie-Belle died in 2015 I received a beautiful portrait of her as a gift. I found it deeply moving. Not only the generosity of someone I had never met, but the thoughtfulness the...

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Love Is Not Enough – part 2

Adopting a dog requires thought and planning. Understanding that sharing life with a rescue dog is a privilege, not a right is a good starting point. It can sometimes be difficult to automatically get...

Love Is Not Enough – part 1

When thinking about adopting a dog from a breeding background, it’s vital to keep the dog’s previous life firmly in mind. Adopting any dog involves a number of unknowns but for breeding dogs the...