Walking in Wiltshire

The Ridgeway – Hackpen Hill to Avebury Distance – Approx. 4 Miles one way (this is a straight line route so it is worth bearing in mind that if you park at either Avebury or at Hackpen Hill you will have to walk back to your car, making this approx. 8 miles) Difficulty – Easy Terrain…

Why we didn’t castrate our dog

The dogs I had growing up were always males, and they were always castrated. With this being my only real experience with that kind of thing, and dog ownership, I had automatically assumed that when we got Colin we would have him castrated as well. However, this turned out not to be the case. For…

Introducing a puppy to an existing dog

We have always known that we wanted to have 2 dogs. To be honest, if we had lived in a house big enough when we got Colin we would have got 2 at the same time! When we decided it was the right time to get a second dog I did quite a bit of…

Meet the Spaniels

Until I met my husband the English Springer Spaniel wasn’t even a breed I had considered owning. The only exposure I had with them was watching Crufts on the television each year, seeing the well-groomed and trimmed Spaniels with ears so big and hanging so low they could clean their own fur off the floor…

A little hello

I’ve always liked the idea of writing a blog, I’ve just never really been sure of what to write it about or where to even start! Now though, it feels like the right time and I finally know what I want to write about. I am the very lucky doggie parent (along with my husband)…