Summary of the Week: Monday 3rd to Sunday 9th October

 A pretty boring week, where Nix tries wasabi for the first time and seems to enjoy it, and I catch my first cold of the autumn/winter season… Monday On Monday I decided it was time to clean Nix’s toys. As I didn’t want to clean them manually, I decided to …

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 …

Summary of the Week: Monday 26th September to Sunday 2nd October

The week where Nix does some remodeling while we’re away, she tries a new food, and “outsiders” stay for the night for the first time… Monday 26th On Monday things did not start off very well. I had to leave at 8:00 and Manel stayed home with Nix until 9:00am. …

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 …

Summary of the Week: Monday 19th to Sunday 25th September

The week where Nix visits a new park and takes the train again… Monday 19th On Monday morning we discovered that Nix enjoyed her bed so much that she was not as eager to get up as she used to be. Therefore Manel was able to take a shower before …

The Quality of Dogs’ Food

A few years back,  when my dog Syd was still alive, I became interested in dog food. At the time I  was unemployed (I had recently left my job) and was doing a course on dog training and dog behaviour correction. I believe someone at the course must have mentioned …

Summary of the Week: Monday 12th to Sunday 18th September

The week where, for the first time, Nix stays at my in-laws’, takes the train and the tram and sleeps on a dog bed… Monday 12th On Monday morning we went to the vet. We had many questions over some things we had detected and we wanted to make sure …

Royal Canin Breeder’s Kit

The day we picked up Nix, the breeder gave us a kind of “starter” kit, called the Breeder’s Kit, by Royal Canin. Be aware that the contents of the Breeder’s Kit depend on where you live and your dog’s breed. For example, I’ve seen that in some cases it also …

Summary of the Week: Monday 5th to Sunday 11th September

Monday 5th It was a pretty standard day. Nix behaved properly for the whole day and didn’t give much trouble. We managed to follow my ideal schedule for the day. She was left alone for an hour and didn’t break anything. Overall, it was a really good day. Tuesday 6th …

Welcome to Nix & Us!

Thanks for coming to visit!Nix & Us is a project started by myself (Montse) with the purpose of providing information about dogs and give some insight into what it is like to live with a German Shepherd. The information in this website, will be, to the best of our ability, …