Sunsets

A couple of months ago the Word Press Photo Challenge was ‘Rise/Set‘ and it was the first photo challenge I took part in: Photo Challenge: Rise/Set. Sunsets are my favourite times of day. Since getting Kira we’ve attempted hundreds of sunset pictures with a few being really good. With the weather being so hot recently we’ve been taking our walks later […]

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Hot Dog!

The last couple of weeks the weather has been gorgeous! And it looks set to continue! Sadly, this means that my facebook has been filled with sad stories of people leaving dogs in hot cars, walking them on hot pavements and over exercising them to the point of heat exhaustion. Today, we changed our plans because of how quickly it […]

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One year on

“Dogs are not our whole lives, but they make our lives whole” – Roger Caras Exactly a year ago today we picked Kira up and I think this quote is so true. Nothing really changed in my life other than getting a dog. We still live in the same house, I still teach at the same school but my life […]

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Just take a minute to see

“What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare.” – William Henry Davies With our lives so busy it’s often easy to rush around and not see the things around us. Today we took Kira for a walk. It’s a walk we do regularly, in fact we’d walked it Friday morning. But the […]

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Yuck, don’t give her that!

This is exactly what my friend said when I gave Kira egg shells to clean out (it’s also what I think quite often when I’m buying Kira food). And it made me think whether I’m right in my thinking of dog diets or whether I have a few things wrong. The other day I was looking at different dog food […]

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A year ago…

It’s funny how quickly time passes some times. In some ways I can’t imagine not having Kira and yet a year ago we’d only just met her and were trying to decide which puppy to bring home in a fortnight. I thought it was a good time to reflect on the process we went through before finally finding and choosing […]

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When life gives you lemons…

I’m regularly amazed by how unfazed by anything dogs can be. A fortnight ago Kira had surgery and yet within 48 hours she was back to her normal self, desperate to go for a walk, play ball etc. Not that she was allowed but if she had been allowed she would of. Yesterday on our walk down by the Wendover […]

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