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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What Are The Best Fetch Toys For Playing In The Water?

What Are The Best Fetch Toys For Playing In The Water?

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Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Dog Lovers

Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Dog Lovers

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What Are The Best Outdoor Interactive Dog Toys?

What Are The Best Outdoor Interactive Dog Toys?

NEWSFLASH! Life is better when you're living it with your dog. And your pup doesn't care to binge-watch Grey's Anatomy. So why not venture out for some fresh air and fun with... Read more ...

14 Personalized Gifts For The Dog Lover In Your Life

14 Personalized Gifts For The Dog Lover In Your Life

***Looking for a gift to blow your pup's mind? Spoil them with a BarkBox! Every month BarkBox delivers 2 original toys, designed in-house, 2 full bags of all-natural treats... Read more ...

Cop Demoted After Dumping His Retired K-9 Partner At Animal Shelter

Cop Demoted After Dumping His Retired K-9 Partner At Animal Shelter

The Jackson, Mississippi, police department said canine officers are "family and we do not feel they deserve anything less than a loving home in retirement." Read more ...

Ce'LAB'ration Cake

Ce'LAB'ration Cake

My husband was fired, I made him a celebration cake. Homer Griffin counter surfed at 2:00 am and devoured it. Read more ...

Pet Insurer Says Washington Has Highest Number of Marijuana Toxicity Claims

Pet Insurer Says Washington Has Highest Number of Marijuana Toxicity Claims

Share This! We're Number 1 While researching CDB oil for dogs recently, I ran across an article from last April in which Seattle-based Pet Insurance Provider Trupanion said... Read more ...

December 2018 Graduating Class

December 2018 Graduating Class

Congratulations to our December 2018 graduating class! God's blessings to the December 2018 graduates. - The Gasvoda Family In loving memory of Maximus, our beloved dog and... Read more ...

What Are Jobs for Dog Lovers Where You Work With Dogs?

What Are Jobs for Dog Lovers Where You Work With Dogs?

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Vet Dons Adorable, Perfume-Scented Onesie To Calm Anxious Patient

Vet Dons Adorable, Perfume-Scented Onesie To Calm Anxious Patient

Those who have won the hard-earned trust of a rescue dog will tell you that it isn't always easy - but it's definitely worth it! Sonya Schiff adopted her Dalmatian, Rupert a... Read more ...