Category Archives: crisis

the invalid

    A post should appear every Sunday   Sunday January 16th 2023   Warning to the squeamish: this post is all about what goes into and what comes out of a dog, so perhaps you may not wish to … Continue reading

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a man called Michael

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday  October 2nd 2022   In the comments section of the penultimate post – you can take a horse to water – Tony suggested that a way of breaking Hairy One’s … Continue reading

Posted in a terrified dog, crisis, food rage, Isis says "No"., oh dear, park dogs, park people, relationship building, something's not right, these dogs!, twirling, what on earth's the matter?, who'd be a human? | 2 Comments

my exasperating Isis

  A post should appear every Sunday. * There may not be a post next Sunday, as I am expecting visitors, and do not yet know when they are arriving.   Sunday  September 10th 2022   My dear little dog … Continue reading

Posted in crisis, food rage, Isis at home, Isis is no angel, Isis is sad, Isis says "No"., oh dear, poor Isis, something's not right, strange behaviour, these dogs!, twirling, we don't like bright light, we don't like bright sun, what on earth's the matter?, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

our walks: (i) be careful what you wish for!

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 12th 2022   I couldn’t have made this up! Today we’ll go to Jasmine Fields, I decide.  On the way, I’m thinking that there’s nothing much to post about. … Continue reading

Posted in crisis, dear little Isis, Isis gets bathed, Isis in danger, Isis in trouble, Isis knows best, Jasmine Fields, lovely leaves, oh dear, poor Isis, scary shadows, scenting, these dogs!, walking my deaf/blind dog, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

collecting Isis

      A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday May 8th 2022   Isis: There’s more about you than about me. Human: We’re a team Isis.   On Wednesday afternoon I take a newly clipped Isis     … Continue reading

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bright light

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday March 27th   Hmmmm. Not the best of weeks. First I lose my new hearing aid in Highbury Park, then my driving glasses disappear into thin air somewhere between the … Continue reading

Posted in crisis, Highbury Park, Isis at home, Isis in trouble, oh dear, poor Isis, something's not right, strange behaviour, these dogs!, twirling, we don't like bright light, we don't like bright sun, what on earth's the matter?, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

the past revisits us with a vengeance

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday February  27th 2022   The night/ early hours barking is fading. She only barks on two nights, and there are only two outbursts each  time. On Monday S. the engineer … Continue reading

Posted in crisis, deaf/blind dog, food rage, Isis at home, Isis in trouble, oh dear, patience is a virtue., poor Isis, scenting, self-damaging, self-harming, something's not right, strange behaviour, these dogs!, what on earth's the matter?, who'd be a human? | 4 Comments

the old and the new?

     A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday February 20th 2022   ‘So now I’m not only cold and uncomfortable’, I wrote last Sunday, ‘but also b. tired. But more of that next week ………..’   And yes, … Continue reading

Posted in a vet visit, crisis, food rage, Isis at home, off to the vet, oh dear, patience is a virtue., poor Isis, self-damaging, self-harming, sleeping, sleeping arrangements, something's not right, strange behaviour, these dogs!, we don't like bright light, what on earth's the matter?, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

out with the old and in with the new – or is it? Part 3

    A post should appear each Sunday! Sunday February 13th 2022   Isis is a very good little dog. She never destroys things when she is alone, unless I’ve carelessly left a cardboard envelope, folder or box within easy … Continue reading

Posted in a very naughty dog, crisis, food rage, Isis at home, Isis is no angel, oh dear, patience is a virtue., self-damaging, self-harming, something's not right, strange behaviour, these dogs!, twirling, we don't like bright light, we don't like bright sun, what on earth's the matter?, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

what the hell’s going on? part 2

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday January 16th 2022     Last week I meanly left the story thus: ‘But I know that however weird her behaviour might seem, there are always reasons for what she … Continue reading

Posted in a joyful dog, clever girl, clever Isis, crisis, dear little Isis, Holders Lane Woods, Isis in danger, Isis in trouble, oh dear, running running, scenting, strange behaviour, these dogs!, what on earth's the matter?, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment