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  1. Book Review: Dr Pitcairn's Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats

    Book Review: Dr Pitcairn’s Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats

    by Richard H. Pitcairn, DVM, PhD & Susan Hubble Pitcairn

    As I purchased this book to learn about the Pitcairn ethos of canine nutrition, it is primarily those pages I will be speaking about in my review here.

    This is a large A4 sized book containing 466 pages covering such topics as canine & feline nutrition, grooming, creating a healthy environment for your pet and ...
    Diet , Reviews
  2. 30th April 2007 - No man to protect us

    We have only had small dogs for a couple of months and up to date any walks I have done with the little ones has been with my husband. I’ve always felt confident walking my Boxers alone, as no other dogs seem to bother them. It has been in the back of my mind though, how I would go when confronted by off-leash dogs when I am walking the Cavaliers. Well today I decided Sonny (our adopted 2 year old Cavalier) and I should venture out on our own and build up our confidence about walking ...
  3. 29th April 2007 - Week two of puppy school

    Today Beau & I went to his puppy school for the second time. It has been heavy rain all week, so we weren’t able to get outside for much training through the week, but I was really pleased with Beau’s progress. He does perfect sits every time, his drops are improving greatly and his stays are quite impressive. We do have to work on come though. He will come easily if there are no distractions around, but when there are other puppies to play with, you’d swear he was deaf. He heels quite ...
    Obedience Training
  4. 28th April 2007 - What's for tucker mum?

    With the recent dog food recalls in the USA & Canada there have been an increasing number of posts from people who are considering changing their dogs to home prepared meals. Most express apprehension about what & how much to feed. As I recently switched my dogs from eating primarily kibble to home prepared, I understand their concerns. Though I am by no means an expert on canine nutrition, and am awaiting the arrival of some books on the subject, I have been feeding my dogs home prepared ...
  5. 22 April 2007 - Beau's First Day At Puppy School

    This blog has been copied across from our old blog spot.

    Oh we had such a fun day. Beau’s baby puppy class is held in the nearby showground and when we arrived there were lots of handlers & their dog everywhere, all getting organised to go to their various different classes. Poor little Beau was looking around at this sea of very big dogs & I am sure at first he would have just like to have gone back home.

    However, once everyone got to ...
    Obedience Training
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