Category Archives: relationship building

table manners reviewed

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday July 18th 2018   It occurs to me that it’s a long time since we had a table manners update. Does Isis still growl … Continue reading

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nine rescues and a prophecy

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday July 8th 2018   Kings Heath Park is proliferating with new arrivals, both puppies and older dogs. Among them, it’s gratifying to see quite a … Continue reading

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a nest in the ivy

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday July 4th 2018   Isis and I have worked out a just feasible routine for our summer exercise. ‘Just’ because the feasible routine involves levering … Continue reading

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meet Walt and Flo

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday July 1st 2018   While I was out of action from August last year until May this year, several new dogs appeared in Kings Heath … Continue reading

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another day in the life of Isis

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday June 20th 2018   You never know what’s going to happen in this house. A dog needs a well-ordered life. We don’t have a well-ordered … Continue reading

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into the thick of it

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday June10th 2018   All in all, Isis is a much happier little dog this week. She is still diving at her tail and biting off … Continue reading

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Isis is very good and human resurfaces

  * Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday April 11th 2018   Human is back on track. Today Isis and I go on our first road walk for a week. Hairy One’s harness … Continue reading

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a sight for sore eyes

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday March 14th 2018   Oh, the weather, the weather. Cold, frosty days are easy. No mud. On damp days, we’ve become accustomed to cleaning hairy … Continue reading

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a momentous day

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday March 7th 2018   It’s Monday. There’s still plenty of snow lying around but a thaw is underway. It’s nice and dull, just as Isis … Continue reading

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there’s no free lunch

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday February 28th 2018   Heck it’s cold. Even though Hairy One has two thick coats, I still feel I need to leave the heating on … Continue reading

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