Two years ago we were chosen by a lovely family to take in their precious pup when their lifestyle and her were no longer compatible. Within a few weeks we had broken her of the “no dogs on the furniture” … Continue reading My snuggly-buggly
Last week I was so excited to bring home doglet #3. I’d always said that perhaps we had to wait, because somewhere a doglet would need us. Turned out I was wrong, we needed her… Last Friday, just two days … Continue reading She left a hole in my heart, and my curtains, couch and valance …
1 year ago today, I was busy working in Taupo for the weekend. I rang home as I usually do. “Hugo died“. Heartbroken, no other word for it. 😦 That probably was the hardest weekend of work in my life. … Continue reading Heartbroken – Love and Loss – 1 year on
All week we have been excited and planning to meet the maybe possible dog. Yesterday we drove all the way from Christchurch to Queenstown to pick her up. We’d finally managed to short list 3 names and in a few … Continue reading The never meant to be dog
Most people I know, say I talk a lot of sh*t, so I thought it was appropriate to recrap my blog 😉 So which posts in February did you, my readers like most? That I don’t know, but I can … Continue reading February 2014 – recrapping my blog
As Sam got older and became blind, we took in Holly. Holly was a long haired, German Shepherd and came from a family who were going overseas. Holly was smart, smarter than was reasonable for a pet. She was in … Continue reading To all the dogs I’ve loved before… Holly.
A few short weeks ago I blogged about the loss of my beloved Hugo. I lamented at the time that we didn’t expect him to go first as Ruby was so much older. Ruby was 15, and last night was … Continue reading Ruby schmoo, my stinky moo – ANOTHER one way trip to the vet…
Maybe once, or if you are supremely lucky, twice in your life, you may be fortunate enough to have a very special dog to call yours. Whether that precious baby is a smart, brave or funny, they will in some … Continue reading The always upside-down dog