Category Archives: something’s not right

a scritchy relapse

        A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday October 10th 2021   Oh dear. Oh dear. After her apparent improvement, poor Hairy One’s frantic scritching resurges. The skin on the outside of her ears is red … Continue reading

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preparing for a guest

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday September 26th 2021   Phew! Feels like we’re approaching winding down after several frantic weeks. The ‘frantic’ element is, as always, my fault. It is unreasonable, I discover, to imagine … Continue reading

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a difficult week

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday September 19th 2021   Isis’s skin has been much better this week, and the scratching much reduced. Her skin still looks pinker than normal though, is hot to the touch, … Continue reading

Posted in a terrified dog, adopted dogs, dear little Isis, Highbury Park, Isis at home, Isis meets other dogs, oh dear, park dogs, park people, poor Isis, rescue dogs, self-harming, sleeping, something's not right, these dogs!, walking with Rufus and Nancy, we don't like bright light, we don't like bright sun | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

scritch, scritch, scritch, scritch ……scritch ad infinitum

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday September 5th 2021   Oh dear. What a week. Poor Isis. The clouds begin to gather last weekend. It’s a bank holiday weekend. Of course. It would be. Isis is … Continue reading

Posted in a vet visit, crisis, Isis at home, Isis gets bathed, Isis is sad, oh dear, poor Isis, self-damaging, self-harming, something's not right, strange behaviour, these dogs!, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

you’re a fat girl!

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday August 22nd 2021   you have to smile: J. has mobility problems now and can no longer come with us to Highbury on Sundays. Instead, Isis and I visit him. … Continue reading

Posted in a vet visit, Holders Lane Woods, Isis at home, Isis is no angel, oh dear, poor Isis, scenting, something's not right, these dogs!, walking my deaf/blind dog, walking with Rufus and Nancy, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

an itchy dog

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday August 15th 2021   you have to smile Isis is almost invariably quiet and relaxed when she travels. As soon as she jumps into the car, she settles on the … Continue reading

Posted in a very good dog, a vet visit, dear little Isis, Isis at home, Jasmine Fields, learning to trust, off to the vet, oh dear, poor Isis, rain, self-harming, something's not right, these dogs!, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Isis is overcome

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday August 8th 2021   A few weeks ago,  it was extremely hot – hotter than it’s ever been since Isis came to England. One day, we get to Highbury just … Continue reading

Posted in crisis, dear little Isis, Highbury Park, Isis at home, Isis says "No"., oh dear, park dogs, park people, poor Isis, sleeping, something's not right, these dogs!, VERY early in the morning., walking in the park, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

hairs and paint

    A post should appear every Sunday   Sunday July 18th 2021   It’s past mid July, and Isis is still shedding pretty little wedges of bright white undercoat. Although they continue to drop daily, they are, I have … Continue reading

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it’s all too much ……..

My apologies for the second debacle. I thought that I had it sorted. I still have no idea why the blog didn’t publish. The week before, it disappeared altogether and neither the revisions nor the autosave would materialise, so I … Continue reading

Posted in a terrified dog, crisis, Highbury Park, Isis says "No"., oh dear, poor Isis, scary shadows, something's not right, strange behaviour | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

it’s all too much ……..

My apologies for the second debacle. I thought that I had it sorted. I still have no idea why the blog didn’t publish. The week before, it disappeared altogether and neither the revisions nor the autosave would materialise, so I … Continue reading

Posted in a terrified dog, crisis, Highbury Park, Isis says "No"., oh dear, poor Isis, scary shadows, something's not right, strange behaviour | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment