• ART,  THINGS

    PACK ALPHA

    Being the leader of the pack is a responsible job and sometimes it's necessary to let the other pack members know where they stand. In my little pack I sometimes have to remind Klaus (a tiny chiweenie who thinks he's a Doberman) that I'm the Alpha. I thought us Alphas should have a subtle way of recognising each other when…

  • ART,  THINGS

    BASSET MOMMA

    If you've read earlier posts you'll know I have two chiweenies in my 'pack' that have weaseled their way into my life in a way only tiny lapdogs can do. We've long ago given up thinking of them as 'dogs' and now they're just family members. I'm not sure how I got here. I've always believed dogs were family pets…

  • FLUFF

    THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT DASHA & KLAUS

    Paparali (www.paparali.com) wrote a couple of posts profiling her “fur babies” and so I thought why not do the same for my canine companions, Dasha & Klaus. Dasha & Klaus are littermates (two from a set of triplets) born on 11th November 2013 in Kells in Co Meath – where the famous Book of Kells comes from. They’re a cross…

  • MY STORY

    THE LEADER OF THE PACK (SOMETIMES!)

      When I was born our family dog (Toby) immediately decided I was his responsibility and much to my parent’s horror anytime he got the chance he would squeeze his way into the carrycot or pram to protect me. When he got the message that getting into the pram with me could seriously affect his living arrangements he settled for…