Simply K9 Joy

Ada loves the beach. Hates swimming or at least any time her paws leave solid ground. Loves paddling and trying to chase those pesky fish. Chasing a ball on the beach and burying it are also fun things to do. Here is a few photos from locations around Woodgate Beach including some where we tried … Continue reading Simply K9 Joy


"'s reported that more than 100,000* healthy pets are being killed in pounds across Australia every year without ever even being offered the chance to be adopted." PetRescue Abandoned domestic animals are a problem here in Australia, just as they are a problem everywhere I guess, thankfully here we have a number or groups involved in rescue … Continue reading Rescue

Cassandra Calliope

Guess what the best solution to the hyper active, high drive challenge that is Ada is? Another dog. We have become a two dog family, although technically the new resident canine is not ours but Bronte's. Bronte has taken on a dog of her own, a truly beautiful, approximately eight month old bull arab, Bron … Continue reading Cassandra Calliope

Dogs are hard work but they are all worth the effort to bring out the best.

public domain Last week a story on the ABC about the number of maremma dogs needing re-homing, caught my eye. Apparently demand for the dogs increased after the success of the film Oddball, a movie about a Maremma used to protect penguins. This story highlights one of my pet concerns, that is people taking on … Continue reading Dogs are hard work but they are all worth the effort to bring out the best.