A small terrier with a large family who will miss her
Unfortunately, I have another dog to farewell. Moushka was my first official pet sit in 2015. I also sat with her on my 22nd and 33rd pet sit.
The housesitting ad said, “To care for one small elderly dog”. Moushka was 15 years old Continue reading “Moushka, a sweet Sydney Silkie”
My condolences go to Christine, Tim and Stella’s other companions – Joey, Coco, Magic, Gibbston and Clyde. She will be sadly missed.
She eyed me warily as I entered her house. It was the eyes I first noticed about Stella, they contained a hint of fear.
But as she saw me accepted by her other family members they changed to an intelligent mischievous look. Continue reading “Stella, the innocent, mischievous Lagotto Romagnolo, sadly missed”
A story about a guide dog.
She was born on 3 September 1992 at the Guide Dog Breeding and Training Centre at Homai, South Auckland, a black bundle of fluff, from a litter of nine pups. As a pup, she met up with her Puppy Walkers in Henderson and guide dog training began. Continue reading “Poppy, a Guide Dog, remembered”
A soft coated wheaten terrier runs the beach
She’s had breakfast, she’s putting her shoes on – we are going walking?
Treats in her pocket, lead, keys
“Rafi, let’s go for a walk”
I’m waiting outside the door ready. Door closed. Lead clipped to my collar and we are heading towards the gate. Gate open and I am off. Oops not so fast I am connected to my pet sitter. Walk up the drive, stop at the car. Click, car unlocked. A car ride! Beach? Could we be going to the beach? Continue reading “The Beach”
My condolences go out to Juliette, Dean and Murray’s other companions. He will be a huge loss in their family
Already this year Murray has lost two good dog friends, Gladys , a German wirehaired pointer, and China, another Great Dane, but December was Murray’s time to pass on. Murray lived with several other dogs, two cats, chickens, ducks, pigeons, three donkeys, two llamas and his carers, Juliette and Dean. Continue reading “Murray, the great Great Dane, sadly missed”
“they are good dogs except when they run-away” the owner said to me. And she was right the dogs were exceptional – except when they ran-away. Continue reading ““…except when they runaway””
Judy was very grateful for the water left by some kind person on the exit (and entrance) to the Timaru Scenic reserve where many dogs go walking. Thank you to that considerate person – the water was clean and fresh