Dora taking a break

Couch to 5k with your dog

Posted Posted in Agility, Fun with dogs, Health

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 – based on the NHS Couch to 5k plan  – and is ideal for anyone looking to take up running, meet new friends and get active! You can download the NHS App from the above link and do it yourself or, as we do, use the […]

Alabama Rot

Posted Posted in Health

Our local vets have an Information Sheet on Alabama Rot written by Anderson Moores, specialists vets who are investigating this disease.  It is becoming more prominent in the news nowadays, with warnings about walking dogs in wet and muddy areas – however with the weather being as it is at the moment, it is near impossible to walk the dogs anywhere that is dry! An interesting post on fb was written by someone who had lost one of her dogs to this disease, yet her other dogs showed no symptoms at all.  Her advice was to carry on enjoying the muddy […]