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Perfect paracord dog collars

Perfect paracord dog collars

A few years ago I discovered paracord crafting and I loved it! It combined my passion for making things with a love of the outdoors. Furthermore, it's perfect for creating beautiful and practical dog collars. Crafting, outdoors and dogs – that's my perfect trinity!...

Bobtail Boxers and tail docking

Bobtail Boxers and tail docking

Whilst walking Bosun, I sometimes get passing comments on the practice of docking tails. A lot of people assume my boxers tail has been docked, and are quick to make their views on the matter known.   They are often surprised however when I inform them that Bosun...

My fur baby – Confessions of a crazy dog mum

My fur baby – Confessions of a crazy dog mum

What is a Fur Baby? Call your dog, cat or other furry pet your fur baby (or fur child) and you might get a mixed response. Often not a positive one. Some may roll their eyes and sneer, a few physically cringe whilst others deride you for undermining the wonder of...

Not going out – Indoor games and activities for your dog

Not going out – Indoor games and activities for your dog

Indoor games and activities for your dog   Most dogs love being outdoors, walking, running, digging and chasing are physical activities which exercise your dog and tires them out. But how can you exercise your dog if you can't go outside? Sometimes dogs are...

Holy Shih-tzu! The problem with dog poo (and what to do about it).

Holy Shih-tzu! The problem with dog poo (and what to do about it).

Lets be honest. Picking up dog poop is not the fun part of dog ownership. It's a smelly job and somebody has to do it – that somebody is YOU. When you take on a dog, you take on this responsibility. Besides being horrible to see and disgusting if stepped in (hold that...

SEND IN THE DOGS! Attending a fun dog show

SEND IN THE DOGS! Attending a fun dog show

Have you ever been to a fun dog show? I love taking the Fur Babies stall to markets and events in and around Bristol & Bath, but my favourite events are the fun dog shows because being surrounded by dogs and chatting to like-minded dog lovers is my idea of a great...

Camping in the UK with a dog – Wind, rain and sizzling sausages.

Camping in the UK with a dog – Wind, rain and sizzling sausages.

Camping in the UK with a dog Like almost 2/3 of Brits, we are a family of staycationers! We've always enjoyed camping, pitching up near national parks or coastal paths armed with wellies and suncream, crosswords and cricket sets, torches and extra toilet rolls... but...

Tying up your dog – How to secure your pet outside.

Tying up your dog – How to secure your pet outside.

Tying up your dog Sometimes we need to secure our dogs outside for safety. I'm not talking about tying our beloved pets outside a shop whilst whilst we pop in for a pint of milk, but in case of emergency or relaxing outdoors on a camping trip. Camping is great fun...

My 12 month old dog – 5 tips for new puppy parents!

My 12 month old dog – 5 tips for new puppy parents!

My 12 month old dog If you follow me on social media, it won't have escaped your attention that Bosun the boxer recently celebrated his first birthday! (Ok, I celebrated his birthday, he enjoyed extra attention and treats!) We marked the occasion with a peanut butter...

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