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  1. Knitting for Galgos Auction – my pick of the bids

    Well, what an exciting weekend it was! The auction page went live on Facebook at midnight on Friday and ran until 9am Monday morning with bidding consistent throughout the weekend. I had rather stupidly organised to do our Autumn Happy Hound Day on Sunday so I had to pack up the car and travel over … Read More →

  2. Knitting for Galgos Auction – my pick of the lots

    Today is International Day of Charity so I thought it might be a good day to share my Pick of the Lots of our Knitting for Galgos Charity Auction to raise money for the dogs and amazing people at Galgos del Sol. Just in case you didn’t know about my ‘little project’ that grew into … Read More →

  3. 5 Great Summer Products

    We have had a fantastic summer here in the UK, and whist us British do love to moan about the weather, in general I think we’ve all enjoyed the dry, sunny days. But all this heat comes with a few challenges for us and our dogs, so with this in mind I wanted to share … Read More →

  4. A few tips to make camping with dogs successful

    We have just returned from our first trip in our tent and Winnie & George and I have learnt a few tips to make camping with dogs successful which I hope you will find useful if you are planning to do the same this summer. When Frankie and Bruno were young we took them camping … Read More →

  5. Four go Camping in the Cotswolds

    Through the power of social media you will probably know that we have just returned from our very first camping trip with Winnie & George, our 1 year old whippets. So, what else would I write about today but our adventures of Four go Camping in the Cotswolds!  We decided this year that we would venture … Read More →

  6. 10 Frozen treats to Delight your Dog

    We all love our dogs and put their happiness and wellbeing at the heart of our day. The hot weather we are experiencing here in England this summer is lovely, but for dogs it can be really challenging. Dogs don’t sweat like humans, and can get over heated very quickly, sometimes leading to heat stroke, … Read More →

  7. 5 Ways a Dog will enrich your Life

    Dogs improve our lives in so many ways, but here are my Top 5 ways a Dog will enrich your Life.  1 – Having a dog gets you out When you let a dog into your life, you commit to exercising it – every day. Obvious to you, as you are reading this blog, but I … Read More →

  8. Tales from my sewing machine

    Its National Sewing Machine Day today so I thought you might like to hear some tales from my sewing machine over the last 40 odd years….. Year: 1977   Sewing Machine: My mum’s Jones Domestic Here she is again sewing another cotton three tiered skirt that are so fashionable at the moment; they must be, she’s … Read More →

  9. How to cope when your dog is in season

    Having just got through a frantic 10 days I thought I would share some tips with you for How to cope when your dog is in season.  Female dogs come into season between 9 and 12 months and can last between 2-4 weeks. Opinions are divided as to the best time to spay your female … Read More →

  10. 5 Ways to make Moving House Easier for your Dog

    I can’t count the times that we have moved in the last 15 years. The first involved, one dog, two cats and two gold fish! It is all part of the cycle of our lives that we will move at least 3 times and it can be a very stressful time for your dogs, so … Read More →