A Short Holiday Gift Guide for Dogs and Dog-Lovers

So, Christmas time is approaching! If you’re looking for gift ideas, either for a dog-lover or a dog, you can take a look at our selection! Today I’ll present our favourite toys, treats and accessories, among others. The selection is based on quality and our (and Nix’s) personal preference. So, …

Toys: Nayeco Toby Dog Plush Toy Review

Today I’d like to review the Nayeco Toby Dog plush toy. We got it towards the end of June, as Nix had already torn her previous plush toy. As you can see in the pictures, it is a very cute dog. It’s made of soft fabric and, it also squeaks. …

Some Behaviours That Need Improvement

As much as we love Nix, and believe that overall she’s pretty well-behaved, she sometimes behaves in ways which certainly require improvement. They are the following: She is possessive of her toys, especially tennis balls, towards other dogs. She has no problem when a person takes them away, but when …

Ideas to Keep Your Dog Entertained When You Leave Home

Last week’s post dealt with some of the basics that you need to take care of in order to avoid separation anxiety. Today’s post presents some ideas that are easy to implement before you leave home, to keep your dog entertained while you’re away. Ox Stick For us, leaving an …

The Golden Rules to Avoid Separation Anxiety

One of the most important things that a dog needs to learn is to be able to stay at home for a few hours without having separation anxiety and wrecking chaos in the house. If you’re not familiar with the term, separation anxiety happens when your dog gets anxious after …

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 …

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 …