Having Some Fun in a Pool

Last weeked we decided that Nix should try something new. Seeing that a while back she decided to jump into a lake and the high temperatures we’ve been having lately (around 28 ºC together with high levels of humidity in the air, which make it worse), we thought she’d enjoy …

Toys: Nayeco Tugging Rope

Nix really enjoys playing tug-of-war: she loves teasing other dogs and people into grabbing the other end of a rope, branch or toy and having them pull. As I mentioned in an earlier post, Nix got a couple of toys for Christmas, and one of them was the Nayeco tugging …

Toys: Kong Squeezz Ball

Today I present another review of one of Nix’s favourite toys: the Kong Squezz Ball. Our original reason for buying it was that we wanted a ball that she could play with at home and that was more resistant than the Kong Squeaker Tennis Balls. As Nix loves chewing tennis …

New Toys

Nix got two new toys for Christmas: the Kong AirDog Bone and a Nayeco tugging rope. Both are meant to substitute toys that she loves but which are already pretty worn out. Initially, we wanted to get her another Kong Dumbbell because her old one is completely destroyed. She has …

Getting a New Dog: Basic Supplies

Once you have decided to add a dog to the family, it is time to start thinking about getting the necessary supplies to take care of it in its daily life. I thought it would be helpful to have a list available for you to check. I’ve divided it into …

Toys: Kong AirDog Dumbbell

If you’ll remember my previous post on toys, you’ll know that we got Nix the Kong Squeakair tennis balls and she loved them. However, the problem with these balls was that, if left to her own, she destroyed them really fast. My idea was to find a toy that she …

Nix’s Current Toys

Today I thought I’d talk about Nix’s toys and how her interest in them has evolved over time. It may be useful to anyone wondering what toys to get for their new dog or guess which ones would be more appropriate according to their dog’s personality. How did we start? …

Toys: Kong AirDog Squeakair (Tennis) Balls

About two weeks ago, we decided to get some Kong AirDog Squeakair balls for Nix. We had noticed her increasing interest in balls, and she seemed to enjoy tennis balls especially. I think this was due to a mix of their softness plus their bouncing properties. The Kong Squeakair balls …

Toys: The Kong Classic

One of the most well-known and probably loved toy for dogs is the Kong classic. It is made of rubber and it has the form of three balls of increasing sizes stuck together, with a smaller hole at the top and a bigger one at the bottom which connect to …