Dog Stories (II): Syd (2002-2012)

This post is part of a series of stories on the dogs that have been part of my life. You can read the story of my first dog, Desi, here. The post will be updated with links to next stories. A Peculiar Background Syd was a German Shepherd crossbreed. She …

Dog Stories (I): Desi (1992-2001)

I’m a German Shepherd lover and fan. If you’ve read the “About” page, you’ll know that all the dogs I’ve had have been German Shepherds or German Shepherd crossbreeds. I thought that it’d be interesting to write one post for each of the dogs that have been an important part …

Dog breeds and Nix: Border Collies, Golden Retrievers and German Shepherds.

During the time Nix has been living with us, we have seen her interact plenty of times with many different dogs. And, while it is true that each dog is different from the others, we have also noticed certain patterns in Nix’s behaviour towards other dogs depending on their breed. …

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 …

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 …

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 …