My Blogs

Border terrier in walled garden

Oh yes, you heard: DO BORDER TERRIERS RUN AWAY? The reason why I am ‘shouting’ this question is because most Border owners will think this as an unlike event. ‘My Border is such a good girl, she is most loyal and cherish our company and being part of this family. She’s extremely well-trained and would […]

Always apply your spot on on the scruff of your dogs neck


Frontline is probably one of the most widely available brands of spot-on for both cats and dogs for killing fleas and ticks sitting on your pets’ skin within a few hours.  However just recently I found out how dangerously Frontline may harm your pet.  So, let’s find out more about this.  The question of the […]

Moving home with your dog


Two years ago we moved home with our Indy.  The move was fairly uneventful, yet exiting as far as our Indy was concerned.  Were we lucky?  Partly I think so, but partly I think it is just in the nature of Borders who often take absolutely everything that is thrown at them in their stride.  Yet I am […]

Coconut oil: good for dogs?

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As the world becomes wealthier and more comfortable financially (or at least in most countries), there seems to be a continuous search for natural products that may improve our well-being and more stressed lifestyle.  The latest craze I have come across this year is coconut oil – my step daughter got us a tub of paste, […]