Hi Brigitte, love reading your pieces on healthy happy dogs, and love 10 things your dog wants you to know. WE moved to Sydney, Australia, to live 9 months ago now and brought our dog Sandy, a Jack Russell cross terrier with us. People back home in Ireland thought we were nuts , as it costs a lot to bring… Read more »
Hi Brigitte Here’s a funny story for you – although not for us at 2.30 am! Our little rescue dog Tilde has come along in leaps and bounds, she is the healthiest happiest bounciest dog I know (I’m biased of course) However, there was one thing she could not master – the doggie door! She could get in easily but… Read more »
For many years Gillian had worked with dogs, until she realized that there were many feral cats in dire straits, so for the last 8 years Gillian’s life has been dedicated to them – feeding, coaxing, and taming them to be rehomed.
This is Gillian’s story in relation to one of those cats, a border collie puppy, and a wexie cross staffie puppy that Gilian adopted as well, and the effect those animals had on each other and on Gillian’s family:
Hello Brigitte, I whole heartily agree with you about the reasons for having a dog. My spouse had commented a few times about having a dog but we both agreed it wasn’t time because of our work schedules and the fact we have 4 cats ( total of 5 in the winter time since we babysit her for those months… Read more »
Dear Brigitte, I would like to share with you a funny story about Linus, my maltese cross poodle. Even though he was diagnosed with a heart murmer, it does not stop him from being so frisky and playful. He would go into his bedroom and bring back his stuffed teddy bear and place it on my feet. As he backs… Read more »
A loyal dog can help depression. My dog has definitely changed my life in the sense that I find a new perspective to look at life. I had never thought that a pet can bring you so much joy. He helps keep my mood up because I’m “forced” to smile and laugh everyday at the silly, mischievous things he does. He forces me to exercise when playing with him and walking him. And exercise is so important for a depressed person.