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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Science Says Having A Dog Makes A Man More Attractive And We Tend To Agree!

Science Says Having A Dog Makes A Man More Attractive And We Tend To Agree!

Does owning a dog increase the attractiveness of men? Um, yes! Okay, personal opinion aside, science actually says that it does. Dogs are pretty darn good at manipulating our... Read more ...

Trader Joe's Will Have Treat-Filled Advent Calendars For Dogs And Cats

Trader Joe's Will Have Treat-Filled Advent Calendars For Dogs And Cats

Christmas is filled with exciting gifts for humans, but of course, your dogs and cats want to get in on the fun as well! So, last year, Trader Joe's launched an advent calendar... Read more ...

Arkansas Greyhound Track Is Closing, But The Dogs Will Find Good Homes

Arkansas Greyhound Track Is Closing, But The Dogs Will Find Good Homes

While many dog lovers agree that Greyhound racing is bad, there is still a fear that the racing dogs will be left homeless. However, after a recent dog racing ban in Arkansas... Read more ...

Couple Spends Their Entire Wedding Fund To Save Their Dog

Couple Spends Their Entire Wedding Fund To Save Their Dog

When Maria and Gareth first met their Shih Tzu, Bella, they fell in love with her right away. Bella had been born with weakness in her back legs, so many people overlooked her... Read more ...

Handsome Boy Wants Forever Home for 4th Birthday

Handsome Boy Wants Forever Home for 4th Birthday

American Shelter Dogs wear many badges of honor: loyal friend, survivor, heart stealer, and family completer. One designation that all shelter residents hope to avoid is... Read more ...

Crate Training Your Rottweiler Is Easier Than You Think

Crate Training Your Rottweiler Is Easier Than You Think

One single, very important, thing that you need to know is that crate training your Rottweiler is not as difficult as you think it to be. Every animal loves to rest, and nest... Read more ...

Remember These 4 Things Before You Hit the Road With Your Rottweiler

Remember These 4 Things Before You Hit the Road With Your Rottweiler

Hitting the road with your Rottweiler can be a load of fun if you know how to. There are a few things that you need to keep in mind before you hit the road with your... Read more ...

Keeping Your Rottweiler Positive And Cheerful Is Important Both For You And Them

Keeping Your Rottweiler Positive And Cheerful Is Important Both For You And Them

No one likes a gloomy dog. Not even the dog themselves like being gloomy. Therefore, it is the owner's responsibility to ensure that the dog, in this case, Rottweiler, is... Read more ...

After 2 And A Half Years Apart, A Cancer Survivor Reunited With Her Stolen Dog

After 2 And A Half Years Apart, A Cancer Survivor Reunited With Her Stolen Dog

To many, dogs are more than just best friends. They're also healers. There are several ways a dog's presence is beneficial to a human's emotional and physical... Read more ...

Neglect And Infection Caused This Senior Pup To Lose Both Eyes, But Her...

Neglect And Infection Caused This Senior Pup To Lose Both Eyes, But Her Dedicated Rescuers Say She's Thriving

On September 11, 2019, authorities raided the home of a breeder/hoarder in Texas. Over 40 dogs were rescued from the home where they had been living in squalor. Unsanitary... Read more ...