Monthly Archives: March 2015

I’ll soon be bald

    Posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Monday   Oh dear. The rage spins have continued. And they have been spectacularly bad. My ploys for pr-empting the post meal rages have ceased to work. Yesterday, after she … Continue reading

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she’ll soon be bald

    Posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Saturday   Over the past forty-eight hours Isis has been a little ***, growling, snarling and biting her hair off at the drop of the proverbial hat. I keep fantasising … Continue reading

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the rainflies are here!

    Posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.     Friday On Thursday the rainflies are here. Isis enjoys her walk hugely and is happy to trot in any direction. I stand on the end of her lead, well … Continue reading

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a shot in the park

    New posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Wednesday   The dogs spot the Treatmobile making its way towards them across the field. George, Nancy and Rufus shoot towards it. Conchobhar and Keiko begin to tug urgently … Continue reading

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rats and whistles

    New posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Monday   It is Sunday afternoon and Isis lies contentedly on the door mat in the hall. Her whiskers and beard are speckled with soil. She is dreaming about … Continue reading

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dog school and homework

    New posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.         Saturday   Ju. suggests that again Isis is allowed to justĀ  ‘be’ while the greyhounds do their training tasks. She thinks that we tried to push … Continue reading

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SHAN’T!

    New posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Friday   Well, there are naughty dogs and very naughty dogs. I’ll leave you to decide into which category Isis falls. Although, when I check her out as she … Continue reading

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playtime

    New posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Wednesday   The Hairy One is becoming increasingly playful. The landing is – or was – my last dumping ground for miscellaneous stuff on its way down stairs or … Continue reading

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clank, bang, wallop!

    New posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Monday   Isis is doing very well. Four days now since the last serious rage spin. In the small hours of Sunday morning I feel Isis bedding herself down. … Continue reading

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what am I supposed to do?

    New posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Saturday   Isis has been a calm, happy dog for the past three days. But, I wonder, what will happen at dog school today? Will The Hairy One work? … Continue reading

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