Dreams, Award Nominations and One Cool Dog

DREAMS, AWARD NOMINATIONS AND ONE COOL DOG

Yesterday, I had the best dream about Alfie, ever. We were out for a walk, Alfie and I. He was running off lead, just up ahead of me...

The tennis ball tree that fooled me

THE TENNIS BALL TREE THAT FOOLED ME

Hi it's Alfie here behind the keyboard *waggy tail*. As you know my humans have decided I'm on a ball ban - apparently I'm a ball-o-holic....

 
 
 
Sniffing for Raisins

SNIFFING FOR RAISINS

Rooo, it's Alfie here behind the keyboard. My humans went on holiday for a week and left me behind with dog sitters. That's alright,...

Book News! All the Mischief I Never Did and Other True Tails Available Now

BOOK NEWS! ALL THE MISCHIEF I NEVER DID AND OTHER TRUE TAILS AVAILABLE NOW

Rooo it's Alfie here behind the keyboard. Over the last few months, I've seen my youngest human grow more and more opinionated - he's...

 
 
 
No one told me he'd learn to give me orders!

NO ONE TOLD ME HE'D LEARN TO GIVE ME ORDERS!

Roo it's Alfie here behind the keyboard. I have a complaint to make. When I agreed to a two-legged puppy in the family, no one told...

Baby and Doggie Teamwork

BABY AND DOGGIE TEAMWORK

Roo it's Alfie here behind the keyboard. Remember how my humans got me a human puppy to play with a while back? ‘ He'll be fun ‘, they...

 
 
 
Five Ways to Make Your Dog's Walk Extra Special

FIVE WAYS TO MAKE YOUR DOG'S WALK EXTRA SPECIAL

Noone knows who came up with Walking the Dog Day, but if I'd venture a guess then it wasn't an Entlebucher owner - because as we all...

The Book Is Here! Entlebucher Mountain Dogs - What I Wish I Knew

THE BOOK IS HERE! ENTLEBUCHER MOUNTAIN DOGS - WHAT I WISH I KNEW

I'm very proud to announce that my book Entlebucher Mountain Dogs - What I Wish I Knew is now published and available in hardback,...

 
 
 
Happy 2018 + Exciting Entlebucher Book News

HAPPY 2018 + EXCITING ENTLEBUCHER BOOK NEWS

Happy New Year! I hope you've had a fab Christmas break and feel rested and ready to go back to work? Looking back at 2017, I realise...

Snow, Vets and Christmas in a Cone

SNOW, VETS AND CHRISTMAS IN A CONE

Roooo, it's Alfie here behind the keyboard. Yesterday when I woke up the whole world looked white and frosty, and I was super excited...

 
 
 
Happy Woofday, Alfie Boy!

HAPPY WOOFDAY, ALFIE BOY!

Happy birthday, Alfie boy. You don't have any idea how old you are, do you? I mean - science tells us that we should start feeding...

Why Impulse Control is One of the Best Things I've Ever Taught My Dog

WHY IMPULSE CONTROL IS ONE OF THE BEST THINGS I'VE EVER TAUGHT MY DOG

Seven years ago, we picked up our Entlebucher Alfie at the breeder's. Since that day, I've practised some sort of impulse control training...

 
 
 
Say Hello to Bella's Pups!

SAY HELLO TO BELLA'S PUPS!

Rooo, it's Alfie here behind the keyboard, and I have some pawsome news. My sister Bella gave birth to seven little pups a week ago;...

How 1 Hour with My Dog Turned Me into a Better Mom

HOW 1 HOUR WITH MY DOG TURNED ME INTO A BETTER MOM

It was Saturday morning in our kitchen. “Are you trying to get us out of the house?“, my husband asked with a smile as he saw me pack...

 
 
 
Doggie Sized Wellies and Other Standards

DOGGIE SIZED WELLIES AND OTHER STANDARDS

Rooo I've been so busy these last couple of months that I've completely forgotten to tell you that I've landed safely back in the UK....

So Long San Francisco!

SO LONG SAN FRANCISCO!

Roooo it's Alfie here with some big news. I'm taking my human pack back to England! I can't wait to feel the snow under my paws again...

 
 
 
An appeal for Heidi - the Entlebucher pup born with Ectopic Ureter

AN APPEAL FOR HEIDI - THE ENTLEBUCHER PUP BORN WITH ECTOPIC URETER

Rooo, have I ever mentioned my new niece Heidi? She's a real pawsome 8 month old pup, but she was born with ectopic ureter and she...

 
 
 



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Volunteer Pilots Fly Puppies Training to be Service Dogs to Temporary Homes

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Chris Evans Joined Instagram Just To Share Pictures Of His Dog

Chris Evans Joined Instagram Just To Share Pictures Of His Dog

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Does Your Dog Find ‘Snacks' on Walks? Here's What You Should Do

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Firefighter And Her Dog Both Survive Severe Car Crashes

Firefighter And Her Dog Both Survive Severe Car Crashes

In 2016, Indiana firefighter Beth Csukas was in a tragic accident. She was driving to go visit her sister when she slid on a patch of ice and collided with another car. She... Read more ...

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Response Latency in Dog Training: What's Your Dog Telling You?

This is during a period of high response latency What happens when you ask your dog to do something they don't care for? We are not all perfect trainers, plus sometimes we are... Read more ...

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Chow Puppy Looks Like A Bowl Of Cookies & Cream

Just like people before they get tattoos, dogs don't get to pick the coloring of their coats. Some pups just happen to win the visual lottery thanks to their genetics. For... Read more ...

Legendary Special Ops Marine Dog Recieves Prestigious Award For Saving Lives

Legendary Special Ops Marine Dog Recieves Prestigious Award For Saving Lives

United States special operations are composed of the most highly-skilled and expertly-trained soldiers that walk the planet. Many of those soldiers trudge through challenging... Read more ...