Posts Tagged ‘free guides to choosing a dog’

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.

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!

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.

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

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.

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.

Go To Dog Shows Before Bringing A New Puppy Home

For the last 4 days I have been at Crufts, the largest dog show in the world. I’ve been helping out on the Azawakh breed stand. So here are some tips on using dog shows for information before bringing a new puppy home.

Get A Dog For Your Garden, Or Garden For Your Dog?

Do you get a dog for your garden, or garden for your dog? This is a light hearted post with a serious message underneath. Let me tell you about our garden design difficulties and how that could affect your choice of dog

Dog Walk In Dove Dale – 3rd March 2012

I used to love walking on my own. Now I can’t imagine walking without the dogs. Today I wanted to share a few photos taken on an afternoon walk in Dovedale, in the Peak District, and help you find the same joy

Consider Character When Bringing A New Puppy Home

Another article on bringing a new puppy home, this time inspired by Arwen’s reaction to a very usual item of clothing. Find out why a puppy’s character – and yours – will be central to your success.