Plenty in Life is Free – Kathy Sdao

Plenty In Life Is Free – Reflections On Dogs, Training and Finding Grace.Author: Kathy SdaoPublisher: Dogwise PublishingEdition: 2012ISBN: 9781617810640 This is a cheeky cross-post from my Anthrozoo’ blog…. A practice in book reviewing! Anyone who has any strong feelings about dog training at all will usually fall on one ideological side of the fence; aversive or non-aversive.…

Liebster Award Nomination!

I am heinously late in responding to this lovely post by Katie over on DogTailsBlog. Katie runs a pet services business in Hull, UK, and has an adorable German Shepherd named Sam. She very kindly nominated me for this award, and I finally find myself with a spare few hours this gloomy Sunday morning, so…

Please read Lili’s story…

Lili did an absolutely wonderful portrait of Vulpe not long ago – this story is awful! Please read and consider ordering a print or portrait from Lili to help support her with legal fees. Her portraits really are worth every penny. Here is Vulpe’s (with a wee watermark added by me, since I don’t want…

Handmade Name Tag

I ordered this adorrrrrable handmade name tag a little while ago, and today it finished its long journey from America to Manchester…..I’m so pleased! It is teeny tiny, only around 1″ wide. Something to get me through one more day before we meet the wee pooch :) I ordered this from The Mad Stampers on…

Life in Romania…..

Vulpe was rescued as a pup in July 2012, and taken to the Speranţă pentru Animale shelter in Craiova, Romania. She had been abandoned on the street along with the rest of her litter…. A long way from Manchester! Approximately 1700 miles away from what will be her new home. I am indebted to the…

Hello!

Meet Vulpe! She was born in Romania around May 2012, and rescued around the beginning of July. Thanks to Action Aid for Animals, her precious face was soon on the internet, and over 1500 miles away in sunny Manchester, she was spotted…. As you can see, Vulpe wasn’t always Vulpe…… Apparently “Vulpi” is Romanian for…