My dog likes poo She likes wee too But poo is king of smells She thinks it’s cool To sniff at stool And read the tales it tells She’s like a hound When she has found Most fragrant of them all Her nose goes up Her senses sup Her ears don’t hear my call She… Continue reading The Sheer Thrill Of The Poo
It’s been hot. It’s been summer. And Astra, the maniac teenage Border Collie, has been swimming. As it turns out, Astra looooves water and loooves to swim. Her top favourite water activities are as follow: Doggie paddling. Belly flops. Teaching Anna Goanna to swim. Swallowing water. … Continue reading River Dog
Is this you…? On Sunday afternoon, you boot up your computer, surf the web, check your Facebook and email notifications, eat a packet of Sweet Chilli and Sour Cream chips, decide to change your profile picture and then….get sucked down the Vortex of Memories? Yes, I’ve spent the last two hours going through photos of… Continue reading The Vortex of Memories
The moment you realise the re-used bowl you’ve just eaten your yoghurt out of is the same one you let the dog lick squeaky clean (and didn’t bother washing up afterwards) is the moment you realise there’s no going back. You’ve gone over to the dark side. Your breath assisted head mask is on its… Continue reading Dark Dog Matters
I pulled rat bait out of my puppy’s mouth on the weekend. We didn’t know if she’d eaten any so I got a blood test done. Me: ‘How much will the blood test be?’ Vet Nurse: ‘Ahhh…I’m not sure, but if it’s just a blood test it’s not very much.’ Me: ‘Okay, cool.’ Two days… Continue reading Not Very Much
My sister posted this photo on Facebook of Astra Mini Mittkins when she was much smaller than she is now. Her little fluffy face melts my soul. No, seriously. I need to go find some paper towel to mop it up. Melted souls make such a mess.
Seven and a half months as a puppy parent has taught me several dozen things. 1. You can desensitise your nose to the smell of poop. 2. You WILL want to strangle your puppy multiple times. 3. Instead of strangling your puppy, you will strive to never wish them harm again and attempt to… Continue reading 12 Things A Puppy’s Taught Me