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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Shelter Adopts All But One Of Its 200 Animals - This Pup Needs a Home!

Shelter Adopts All But One Of Its 200 Animals - This Pup Needs a Home!

We love to hear stories about dogs and cats getting adopted. And even though this is the tale of many animals finding their forever homes, there is one little guy that still... Read more ...

Given Ultimatum - ‘It's Me Or The Dogs' - Dog Rescuer Ends 25-Year Marriage...

Given Ultimatum - ‘It's Me Or The Dogs' - Dog Rescuer Ends 25-Year Marriage With Her Husband

Liz Haslam's life has always revolved around dogs. Growing up, her mother bred West Highland Terriers, and her father owned an animal food business. As she got older, she knew... Read more ...

What Are The Best Tips For A Road Trip With Your Dog?

What Are The Best Tips For A Road Trip With Your Dog?

*** Looking for a gift to reward your pup for being such a good travel companion? Spoil them with a BarkBox! Every month BarkBox delivers 2 original toys, designed in-house, 2... Read more ...

Another English Bulldog Dies at PetSmart Grooming. That's 32 Deaths Since 2015!

Another English Bulldog Dies at PetSmart Grooming. That's 32 Deaths Since 2015!

Darren Harris, a 22 year old man from Yonkers, NY, had never had a dog before. His first was an English Bulldog named Enzo. He absolutely adored and loved him, looking at Enzo... Read more ...

Weekly Pet Travel Photo Challenge

Weekly Pet Travel Photo Challenge

Welcome to this week's GoPetFriendly.com Pet Travel Photo Challenge... where we post your pet travel pictures, and you guess the pet friendly destinations! The Winner Thanks to... Read more ...

Trucker and State Troopers Save Lives of Dogs Thrown from Car on Interstate

Trucker and State Troopers Save Lives of Dogs Thrown from Car on Interstate

A truck driver turned hero was driving along Interstate 81 on a cold winter's day in upstate New York when he witnessed an unthinkably cruel and disgusting act. From the window... Read more ...

Dog “Bounty Hunter” Works Tirelessly to Reunite Dogs to Their Humans

Dog “Bounty Hunter” Works Tirelessly to Reunite Dogs to Their Humans

It is almost unthinkable to consider what would happen if your dog went missing. The pain is immense. One York, Pennsylvania man is making it his mission to erase the pain and... Read more ...

22 Dogs Rescued from Dismal Fate at Chinese Slaughterhouse

22 Dogs Rescued from Dismal Fate at Chinese Slaughterhouse

Their captors doomed them to an unthinkable fate...and then...they were rescued. The Humane Society International's Chinese partner raided a slaughterhouse housing 22 dogs. The... Read more ...

Abandoned Boxer Rescued After Being Found Chained to Lamppost

Abandoned Boxer Rescued After Being Found Chained to Lamppost

In April, the picture of an abandoned dog went viral. A man found a Boxer tied up by the side of the road in Hull, UK, without food, water or shelter. It was a devastating... Read more ...

What Comes In a Super Chewer BarkBox?

What Comes In a Super Chewer BarkBox?

Dogs are energetic and curious creatures-they love to explore and interact with the world. A lot of the time, that means chewing! And if you're like me, someone with a... Read more ...