Category Archives: park dogs

rain and floof, rain and floof

A post should appear every Sunday   Sunday November 20th 2022   The first part of the week is consistently* wet; consequently, Isis chooses pavement walks on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. We take a different route each day, so there … 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

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a cool walk and a dirty dog

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday July 31st 2020   Thank goodness, the heatwave passes, and by Wednesday it’s what the meteorologists declare to be ‘a normal July day.’ Hmmmmmm. What’s normal any more? We enjoy … Continue reading

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we’re back on track

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday July 17th 2022   Well, that was a nasty episode. I’ve just realised that, for the first time in at least four weeks, I didn’t even feel the urge to … Continue reading

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out and about on terra firma

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday April 17th 2022   At the moment, Isis is part way through her annual undercoat moult. This process never fails to fascinate me.               … Continue reading

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a kiss from Nancy

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday March 20th 2022     On Thursday, Isis and I meet up with Bev and Nancy. Bev tells me how poor Rufus became more and more ill as they waited … Continue reading

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goodbye dear Rufus

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday March 13th 2022   Rufus has not been himself lately: he has been very weary and hasn’t wanted to eat. Some days he has seemed much more like the old … Continue reading

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out with the old and in with the new?

   A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday January 30th 2022   Over the last two years, Isis has changed quite a lot. Her dislike of sun and bright light both outside and indoors remains, but she has become … 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

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how could you, Isis?

  A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday August 29th 2021   You have to smile: On Friday, Y and her dog Blitzi visit for a coffee in the garden. Although he is strong and heavier than Isis, and … Continue reading

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