Agility

FAB Agility Show

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Today we attended our first proper FAB Agility Show at the Turnpike Showground in Motcombe.  Just took Dora for practice and to fathom out how an agility show works – quite a lot of waiting around for your turn but everyone is very friendly and helpful to “Newbies”!  Our trainer Tracy Ryan was there competing […]

Agility

Couch to 5k with your dog

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Dora taking a break

How to get fitter for agility – Couch to 5k with your dog! Dora and I have started a 9 week course of Couch to 5k with Poole Joggers.   Well, I have joined Poole Joggers and Dora accompanies us on the two practice runs in between! It is a course especially designed for beginners – […]

Fun with dogs

Recipe for Liver Cake

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Making your own dog treats isn’t that complicated and is a way of knowing exactly what ingredients go into the treats.   Our dogs absolutely love the liver cake treats and will do anything for them! This is a very easy recipe and you can basically use whatever sort of flour you have in the cupboard […]

Fun with dogs

How to make a Snuffle Mat!

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Snuffle mats can be made very easily and keep dogs occupied using their nose to find either small treats or kibble – especially useful when the weather is wet – they are also easily portable and washable.   Click on Dora to see her in action!   You will need: A fleecy throw or two (I found […]

Fun with dogs

Wedding Cake fun!

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Corgi Wedding Cake Toppers

Well our son James and Becky got married in September and I offered to make the cake – little knowing what I was letting myself in for!  However with help and advice from Heeler friends – and Dora of course who managed to lick the odd rose – we got there, complete with Corgi cake […]