Monthly Archives: July 2010

My first Dog Show

 Dog shows can refer to Obedience, Speciality, Novelty,  Dog agility, Field/ Lure coursing and Tracking trials…but the most-common meaning is Conformation shows, in which dogs are rated for how well their appearance conforms to the ‘Standard‘ for the breed.       Like all other … Continue reading

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Human-pups are coming

I’ve just been told that next week we will have two human-pups and their mama & papa coming to spend their holidays with us..Goodie!..I can’t wait! 🙂   The local human-pups I meet are always friendly and come over to see me.  They are the same height … Continue reading

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Willy Wonka’s for Dogs

I love my fresh food diet..     Sometimes Vikki gives me the freshest vacuum packed’ dry food’ equivalent called Orijen, which has won lots of doggie michelin star  cuisine awards.  From France, the  best way to get your paws on it is through . Continue reading

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Dog collar delight!

July 2010 marks the 5th year of collar couture specialists ‘Holly & Lil’     Happy Anniversary Holly & Lil!  They sell a bespoke range of boutique leather dog collars and human, Vikki, thinks their collars are so fab &  funky. Although I have my classic … Continue reading

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Eurotunnel dog travel

  Since the year 2000 almost 500,000 of dogs and cats (and even a few ferrets!) have travelled on the Eurotunnel, so this year celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Eurotunnel “Pet Travel Scheme”.   Dogs & cats can travel together with their humans to the … Continue reading

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Greetings to the cool k9 crowd..

Zola the Rhodesian Ridgeback Girl Welcome to my Dog Blog !  Well…enough courage was found to start my Dog Blog today!   Most of us Rhodesian Ridgebacks are somewhat reserved about such personal exposure, we prefer our ‘spirit of adventure’ to be shared privately with our humans!  If anything, we are known … Continue reading

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