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The Labradoodle – NOT Non-Shedding

This post is so important I’ve put it under 2 categories. It’s about the currently fashionable Labradoodle – a cross between a Labrador and a Poodle. If you think the labradoodle is a non-shedding dog and safe for your allergy, think again!

Dog Walks In Dovedale

A few photos from yesterday’s dog walk in Dovedale, in the Derbyshire Peak District. It’s one of our favourite walks, and one that Vinnie can still do despite his arthritis. We finish at the Charles Cotton hotel, Hartington, for coffee and cake!

Thinking of Buying A Dog? Your Perfect Breed Could Be In Rescue!

I was asked by my friend Pam Martello to help her publicise the plight of a local shelter in Memphis. I gladly agreed. But first I wanted to say why I think going to a dog rescue organisation or animal shelter should always be your first choice.

Choosing a non-shedding, hypoallergenic and low allergy dog

Desperate for a dog but have a DOG ALLERGY? Well look no further. If you want the ONLY up to date list of non-shedding, low allergy and hypoallergenic dogs you’ve come to the right place.

Choosing a Dog – Are You A Fair Weather Walker?

Why being a fair weather walker can affect which dog you choose, and why, and some ideas on overcoming the loss of exercise time.

My Regular Walks – Coniston Lake Shore

One of my favourite walks – the Coniston Lake Shore and old railway starting from Torver

Why You Need Help Choosing A Dog – Richard’s Story

Why you need help choosing a dog – the story of Richard and his Miniature Schnauzer

Low Allergy Dogs – Choosing a Cross Breed

What is and isn’t a low allergy cross-breed, and what to consider when choosing one if you’re allergic to dogs

Dog Allergies and Allergy Testing – Put Yourself First

Don’t you think the brain is an amazing thing?  How many times during the day does it do something seemingly random which then somehow has a purpose? All of a sudden the cogs start whirring and out pops a blog post! Choosing a dog is a big decision, especially your first one.  And it’s even more important when you have

Hypoallergenic Dogs – Are Brindle Boxers Hypoallergenic?

I had this question recently from a lady on my e-mail list and thought it would make a great blog post for everyone looking for hypoallergenic dogs. Thank you for giving me this opourtunity before i start looking – can you tell me about a brindle boxer? A breeder my friend just told me her dog is ready to have her