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The Staffordshire Bull Terrier Dog

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a very misunderstood breed of dog. In recent years these animals have been bred for dog fighting and have been used as so called ‘status’ dogs among gangs of youths. I know them as the … Continue reading

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Happy Gotcha Day, Marley!

Celebrating our first year with Marley the rescue dog. This week we celebrate one year with our dog, Marley. He came to us via Warrington Animal Welfare following my three-month search for a new family companion. Our previous dog was … Continue reading

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Should I Rehome a Rescue Dog?

Are you looking for a family dog? Wondering whether to buy a puppy or rehome an older dog? Here is my story, and I hope you find it helpful… The past three months have been a steep learning curve for … Continue reading

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Settling a New Rescue Dog at Home

You may have seen my earlier blog posts about the struggle we faced when trying to re-home a dog late last year. Our beloved Staffy X rescue dog died peacefully last August having spent a wonderful eleven years in our … Continue reading

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Not the Holiday we Expected

Our family dog died while we were on holiday last week. He had been ill for a couple of weeks before we went, and he had only been discharged from pet hospital five days prior to us leaving. I had … Continue reading

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My Boy, Baxter

My dog is the best! He is a cheeky, noisy, clumsy, adorable crossbreed, and he is our boy. Baxter is a rescue dog, and we believe he is Welsh, since he was found near Wrexham and taken to a local … Continue reading

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Our New Family Home

We have moved! Our first week in the new house has passed in a blur of excitement and unpacking, and now it feels like we have been here forever. The new walk to school will take a bit of getting … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Bliss #BankHolidayMonday

Merry May Bank Holiday, my friends! Well, May Day Bank Holiday, at least. We get another one later in the month, but by that point I will be just days away from moving house so it will all be a … Continue reading

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Support the Dogs Trust this Christmas

I came across this wonderful blog post where the author, Hugh, is using our community to do some good. Help him to raise money for the Dogs Trust charity, and bring yourself a little Christmas cheer, and maybe a few … Continue reading

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Farewell, Beloved Pets

We said goodbye to a family dog late last week. She was my grandparents’ companion, and had lived a long and happy life. It hadn’t started out so well. Maggie was severely malnourished, terrified and pregnant when my Nan and … Continue reading

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