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I am a home educating mum of 2 living in the Northwest of England. I long to travel with my family (including the fluffs) to see the world and have amazing adventures, because life is too short to worry about paying off a mortgage!

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Walks-A-Plenty in Wales

Well this Xmas I have mostly been walking my little paws off! On the snowy-est day I've ever seen I was taken from my snowball fight and packed into a very full car and off we trundled to Wales (which was interestingly snow-less!)
For all you walkies fans out there Wales is a paradise of fields and sheep and beaches. Not only did I get loads of fun walks in mud and sand but I also got to roll in lovely smelling things, TWICE!
Of course mum wasn't too happy about the pong but I managed to get away without having a bath and I got a present on Christmas morning so it can't have been that bad.

So here is a pic of me after a very hard days walk, it's always nice to have a cosy bed to curl up in after an exhausting day as I'm sure you'll agree.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

All Kez Wants For Christmas is Food!

In the words of Mariah Carey "all I want for Christmas is food", ahem well that's what I think the words should be! That's it the big day is nearly upon us which can only mean one thing lots of wrapping paper to play with and treats to munch on. I'm keeping my paws crossed this year for a selection box, I know mum has already sold the gobbles turkey toy that I had my eye on so this will definitely be the next best thing.
So whilst everyone fills up on turkey and chocolate I'll have my own doggy friendly chocs and gnaw choos to munch on.
Oh which reminds me don't forget that no matter how much we beg and look sad your chocolate really doesn't do us any good and yes it will be tasty for a minute but trust me the problems later are not worth it! It probably won't stop me drooling when the After Eights come out but sticking to our doggy chocolate is much safer.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Pack Theory, Fact or Fiction?

As a lot of dog owners will know there has been loads of debate over the dominance theory recently, with many 'pack rules' being seen as outdated and misunderstood. Now personally I can see where they're coming from, for a start I race out of doorways mainly because I want to go and bark at the dog at the bottom of the garden; y'know, see how his day has gone, let him know I live here etc etc. I also race out of the doorway at work (I can even open it myself with my paw!!) to see when our neighbours put their shutters down so I can tell mum.

I get my food first thing in a morning and first thing in the evening and occasionally get a few scraps after they've eaten and sometimes if I'm really good (and don't smell) then I'm allowed a quick snooze on the sofa [see pic left]. Now even though I get all these privileges I'm pretty sure I'm not dominant, for a start I don't have to work, pay bills, and I don't get to decide when I get fed/let out/walked etc. I also have a tendancy to roll on my back if voices are raised for any reason (normally at Dexter for clawing the carpet).
So can't see how all that theory works, also to complicate things even more I'm a domestic dog not a wolf so do I even have a pack?
Anyway I stumbled across this article on Dogsey which really made me laugh, I can't imagine a world where dogs rule.........hmmmm, though I do like the idea of having a revolving leather chair!