Happy New Year!

Betsy Betsy, Bonnie and Jess! Oz came too but managed to not get in a photo! I wish you all a very Happy, healthy and prosperous new year...

Puppies gone to new homes!

I am puppyless! Not sure if that is a real word, but they are done and gone, flown the nest and I miss them more than Betty does for...

Puppies at five weeks!

Puppies at five weeks! Are they even more gorgeous? They are 6 weeks old today, and every day sees them going further afield, yesterday...

Puppies 3 weeks old today!

Gorgeous! Betty looking glamorous pre puppies! What a difference a week makes in a litter of puppies! They are now coming out of the box,...

Betty and puppy’s

Puppies aged 2 weeks How cute are they now? Amazing the difference 2 weeks makes, as the day progressed the puppies eyes gradually opened...

Betty and Babies!

See Betty’s babies the day they were born here: http://www.jobodesign.co.uk/betty.htm Many thanks to Jo at Jobo design for filming! The...

Listen to Avril on BBC Essex

My blog has been sadly neglected for a few weeks, but I intend to do better now I am a little more settled after my move! It was great to...

Training a dog is not easy!!

Harley hits the spa! Suffering in the name of beauty! Wasn't that worth the effort! At the Thursday class we got talking about how as...

Blue Cross worth a visit :)

Thank you to Corinne for drawing my attention to a very helpful leaflet on dogs and horses! You may remember my blog recently on a...

Summer Training events and dates!

Events Fun Agility x 3 For anyone wanting to enjoy some fun agility with your dog! 16th – 23rd – 30th April – Time: 6pm – 7pm Or a day of...

Thinking of a new puppy?

This slideshow requires JavaScript. A few questions from a client thinking of buying a new puppy reminded me that I haven’t written a...

Are you a dog trainer or a mindless walker?

This slideshow requires JavaScript. A question from a client recently gave me a reminder! As a dog trainer I sometime forget that I do...

Guilt is over rated!

We all have days when we are not our own idea of the perfect dog owner, yes me too! I guess I base my definition on those times in my...

Photo’s of Thursday morning group! Amazing!

This slideshow requires JavaScript. Many thanks to Nicola for these photo’s of the Thursday morning class, I am sure you will all agree...

Jan’s new Labrador puppy Jasper!

Jasper Many of you will have met Jan Johnson and her Labrador Lady! A short while ago Jan lost her old lady Amber and has been looking to...

Which pooh bag do you recommend?

The Thursday morning class are always a fun group to work with and we often have the most enlightened conversations about dogs and life!...

A frequently asked question!

This slideshow requires JavaScript. Dog training classes have an issue that other evening class don’t experience, at least not that I...

Not watership down!

It is sadly that time of year when the rabbits have Mixie again! I luckily saw Betty “playing” with a mixie rabbit in the garden this...

Happy birthday Pie!

This slideshow requires JavaScript. The Pie, 5 years old today! Happy birthday Pie!