"...it'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
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
So a couple of weeks ago we decided to do a day trip to Deception Bay. I was mainly just looking for somewhere new to go for the day and take Ada. Deception Bay, named in 1832 by John Oxley for the unusual shallowness of the bay is Gubbi Gubbi land. The first Europeans in … Continue reading Deception Bay and the historic Bancroft Baths
Photograph: Dogs Trust/PA Few things beat the companionship of pets whether they be cats, dogs, or anything in between, but dogs do have a special place in our lives and an astounding ability to bring comfort, companionship and richness to our lives and that is on top of the various working and sporting roles they … Continue reading Dogs in lockdown
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.