Category Archives: Dogs

Big Dumb Blond

We have been blessed with a gentle giant for almost 10 years. She was a small fluff ball when she joined our family, in the shape of a small St Bernard, and Beethoven era was upon us.  It was like … Continue reading

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Werewolf in the making

Amidst a busy schedule with Eucharist, new school, moving house and work, we also welcomed Coco to our family – a little fiery chocolate Labrador.  She’s a little devil in disguise, but you cannot but help love her.  However, recent … Continue reading

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Rise of Coco

I swore 2 years ago that, when our male Labrador passed over the rainbow bridge, we would not replace him and that we would not get any other dog when our St Bernard dies either. It’s a lot of responsibility … Continue reading

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First Beethoven Encounter

There are a few rules that you need to remember when having kids of a certain age or if you consider buying a pet in general, especially a dog Do not go window shopping! Do not visit a kennel! Do … Continue reading

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When to say goodbye

Pets are wonderful creatures to have around and they quickly become part of the family. They participate in all activities, they go places and they are ecstatically over-hyper happy when we the owners return home – unless you of course … Continue reading

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Rainbow Bridge Poem

The below poem is widely available on the internet, on numerous pet sites, I thought it would be fitting to share it with my readers given our close connection with our pets. It’s a lovely poem that certainly brings a … Continue reading

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…and then it happened

Today was a strange and sad day. Even from the outset, the weather predicted it would be a day with mixed emotions.  The rain started just after day break and slowly covered the tarmac drawing patterns and then the smell … Continue reading

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Bloodsucking Vets!

One of the annoying things about the medical business in the US is that most doctors smell money when they see a patient, which includes vets.  The wast majority of vets we’ve encountered in the past 14 months are all … Continue reading

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Ze big migration

Exactly a year ago, we moved to the US for a number of reasons, and below are the golden nuggets that we want to share with you – in case you are planning on doing something similar in the near … Continue reading

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Last trip to the vet

It’s already 18 months since our family dog had her first heart attack, and back then we were wary that the day would come when we had to say goodbye.  But, we refused to let it happen and continued our … Continue reading

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