Category Archives: pedigree dogs

How to fall out

What better to do with a million things on the ‘to do’ list than write a blog post to avoid doing what I should be doing? Writing about comments over on Kev’s stuff, I was minded to think about issues … Continue reading

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Crufts – nice doggies and all that

Primp. Preen. Parade. People and Pups (so cute to call dogs pups) run around the ring indistinguishably, hair and fur floating elegantly in the breeze. Unless they are a Mexican Hairless, or a Hairless Chihuahua, of course. Pose and gait … Continue reading

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Adoption? Adopted?

I never realised adoption was such a grey term. I thought it meant you took something/someone when it was unwanted. But browsing around the dogblog world, as you do when you have a dog with a blog, I have become … Continue reading

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I want that dog/puppy/designer lifestyle :(

Today on Facebook (which I really try not to look at very often) – I saw a dog who looked just like mine. It is the strangest feeling to look at a dog in a KILL shelter – THAT MEANS, … Continue reading

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Crates

Seems there is nothing more guaranteed to set feminists against each other than the subject of animal rights – in whatever form. For no particular reason, I want to say, for possibly the millionth time, that I do not agree … Continue reading

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What rescue dog?

Well done Obama, you fucking hypocrite. You have just done jack shit nada for promoting the attractions of rescuing dogs from shelters. Despite the much-publicised comments from the family during the presidential campaign that they wanted a rescue dog – … Continue reading

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Dogs

We’ve had four dogs in around 20 years. The first three came from rescue homes in the UK, the last one found us on the street in Spain. We were both brought up with dogs, so once we got our … Continue reading

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