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Christmas Gift Ideas for Pet Lovers

The Christmas songs have already started on the radio, so love it or not, that time of year is fast approaching. Planning ahead can make the festive season a lot more enjoyable. If you are thinking about getting something extra special, have you considered a pet portrait for the animal lover in your life? This… Continue reading Christmas Gift Ideas for Pet Lovers

How dogs have become our best ‘friends’

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An interesting ‘doggie’ fact for my readers; For centuries, the standard English word for ‘dog’ was “hound” or “hund”. It wasn’t until the late Middle Ages, that the word ‘dog’ ,which was etymologically unrelated to any other known word, suddenly and mysteriously appeared. All dogs evolved from the grey wolf, our dogs’ closest living relative.… Continue reading How dogs have become our best ‘friends’

‘Unusual pet’

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Here is our wonderful pet sitter Kathleen Hodson, with one of her more ‘unusual’ dogs. I am told he eats an awful lot but is generally well behaved!

Polly’s Blog December 2015

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Here I am again after a very long absence, so a December hello to all our friends! A brief reminder for you about all the delicious smelling foodstuffs and treats, around at Christmas, that are toxic to us dogs, (and cats too), in particular chocolates, blue cheeses, Christmas cake and nuts. We dogs can easily… Continue reading Polly’s Blog December 2015