Apr
3rd

12 Tips For Successful Dog Rescue And Adoption

Today I thought I would give you 12 tips for successful dog rescue and adoption. This was prompted by several meetings with a border collie near where I live. Follow these tips to adopt a cross or a pure breed and you’ll be on the right track.

Apr
2nd

20 Ways To Spot A Puppy Farm

After the last few posts on breeders I thought I would give you 20 ways to spot a puppy mill (or puppy farm). That’s because they are very clever to hide the truth, and most of you will be at risk of buying from one.

Apr
2nd

Kylah The Lurcher – ‘Dreaming Of Spam’

I just had to share this photo of Kylah asleep with her tongue hanging out!

Mar
30th

What Is A Puppy Mill?

In several of the articles about bringing a new puppy home, I’ve talked about breeder types you need to avoid. Today I want to cover the question “what is a puppy mill” so you understand that puppy mills come in different shapes and sizes.

Mar
27th

Bringing A New Puppy Home – Are You Allowed?

Today’s article concerns a Wisconsin couple who have had to choose between their dogs and where they live. Most of you could be bringing a new puppy home as a first dog, but in any case this article is relevant!

Mar
21st

Think Before Bringing A New Puppy Home

Yesterday I received my monthly dog rescue magazine. Several stories really caught my attention, which is why I’m asking you to think before bringing a new puppy home. Because if you don’t, your delightful dream could end in desperate disaster.

Mar
21st

Greyhounds For Sale? Adopt A Retired Greyhound Instead.

I just went on Facebook today to find that a person or organisation called ‘Greyhounds For Sale’ had asked to connect with me on Branch Out. Read my reply and why adopting an ex-racing greyhound could be for you

Mar
19th

The Worst Times For Bringing A New Puppy Home

Today I have had a mad day. This is the first time I have been able to sit down at my computer. I’m even sitting here still in my coat, so I wanted to talk about the worst times for bringing a new puppy home.

Mar
15th

Essential Steps For Bringing A New Puppy Home

In this quick post I want to give you the essential steps for bringing a new puppy home. This is what you should do, not what most people do. Let me explain why.

Mar
13th

Photos From Crufts 2012

For the last 4 days I have been manning the Azawakh stand at Crufts with my good friend Mary Snowdon. Here are the only photos I managed to take because we were so busy!