Category Archives: park dogs

it’s human – so what?

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 20th 2021   Today we meet M and his little dog Rosie in Highbury. Recently they camped in Cornwall, and M tells me how much Rosie enjoys being on … Continue reading

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here, there and everywhere

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 21st 2021         Photograph by Bev Dakin   This is definitely the highlight of the dog walking week. Bev and I are … Continue reading

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trips, slips and curses 2

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 14th 2021   It’s Monday, and we’ve arranged to meet Bev and the doodles  again at Holders Lane. I’m a little apprehensive after Saturday’s debacle. … Continue reading

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from a dog’s point of view ……

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 4th 2020   I didn’t get to report this. I wanted to. But she wouldn’t let me. Now she’s spending lots of time taking the … Continue reading

Posted in a vet visit, Highbury Park, Isis at home, Isis gets bathed, Isis is sad, off to the vet, oh dear, park dogs, park people, poor Isis, self-damaging, self-harming, walking with Rufus and Nancy | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

a very lovely lady

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 8th 2020   On Thursday, in Highbury Park, I learned of the death of Joyce whom I’ve known for many years. Like everyone else I … Continue reading

Posted in adopted dogs, dogs adopted via DogwatchUK, Highbury Park, Kings Heath Park, park dogs, park people, rescue dogs, the dogs of King's Heath Park, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Isis is back!

        Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 18th 2020   A couple of weeks ago, a newly recovered Isis has a whale of a time on her walks. Every day … Continue reading

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some dogs smell nicer than others!

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday August 2nd 2020     Within two days I meet two beautiful puppies. It’s Tuesday. Although there is bright sunshine, the light is perfectly stable so … Continue reading

Posted in a joyful dog, dear little Isis, Highbury Park, park dogs, park people, rain, rain and more rain, running, running running, twirling, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog, we don't like bright sun | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

what on earth ……..?

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 19th 2020   The beginning of the day is unremarkable. We have the happy greeting, the usual kerfuffle in the porch. On our way to … Continue reading

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Simba and Mikey

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.     Sunday May  24th 2020   Last November, I wrote about Simba and his new humans (post ‘three dogs and a tortoise’ November 10th 2019). To recap: … Continue reading

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hello spring!

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