Nix Turns One: Some Reflections

Last Tuesday it was Nix’s first birthday. To celebrate it, we gave Nix some grilled chicken (see pictures below) and we got her a new toy, a Kong Squeezz bone, made of the same material as the Kong Squeezz ball, which she really enjoys. Since she’s turned one, I think …

What We’ve Been Up to: Dealing with Illness – Part I

The two weeks where Nix’s stomach goes crazy… These last two weeks have been pretty awful health-wise for Nix. On Tuesday 6th, which was a national holiday, Manel woke up at around 6:30 to find that Nix had thrown up and also had pooed inside (diarrhoea). I woke up to …

5 (+1) Life Lessons I’ve Learnt from Dogs

In a previous post I discussed some of the things that having a dog implies. In it, I concluded that dogs can be a lot of work and can require a lot of expense, especially if they get ill. However, they can also be a sorce of valuable life lessons. …