Tag Archives: dogs

Brushing off the cobwebs…

Hello…..hellooo…helloooo…hellooooooo! It’s echoing in here. I know, it’s because the few people I may have got even vaguely interested in what I had to say have now long gone, bitten the dust, in search of more exciting blog fodder. Life … Continue reading

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Not me. No, I’m feeling fine and dandy! Went out with my daughter today for a walk around Newcastle looking for anything photo worthy. It was humid and sticky and we were hungry and not really in the right frame … Continue reading

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Lamp posts

Thoughts tumble like sharp stones in my mind. Chasing the elusive rainbows of sleep all I find are murky corners, where dis ease lurks. What is happiness anyway? My dog knows happiness. It is a lamp post…and the next and … Continue reading

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Knowing “when it’s time.”

I am very emotional today. One of our dogs, who went blind just over a year ago, had a seizure the other night. It wasn’t very long, about 6-8 seconds but unmistakably a seizure. We’ve suspected all along that there … Continue reading

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The bath.

On a lighter note today. The Sharpei bath. Note – This breed of dog naturally dislikes water and will avoid it like the plague, much like the dog above, except we don’t have a bathtub (appropriate for destruction) in this … Continue reading

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The beast in the basket

We had to take our dog to the vet as she has been experiencing weakness in her back legs. This is the six year old Sharpei who suddenly went blind a few months ago. Poor thing, she’s been through a … Continue reading

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Do you look like your dog?

I feel for the owners of the above dog. Should you wear it or iron it? Is there even a dog IN there? We have two Sharpei’s. If you are not familiar with the breed they are those really weird … Continue reading

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The God cat.

You don’t own a cat, a cat owns you. No matter how much you try and kid yourself, the cat owns the house, your favourite chair, the bed, the clean ironed shirt you just lay on the bed, all the … Continue reading

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