Tag Archives: Flo

A Neglected Blog

Sigh. There are many reasons for neglecting the blog… Elsie is exhausting; visitors; a new toy phone; life.  Anyway.  Although I haven’t been around, I notice that everyone else has… I’m fairly certain that most posts will have to remain … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief – Fergus?

Fergus?  No, no idea where she is.  Haven’t seen her.  Snigger. We’re taking part in Monday Mischief Blog Hop hosted by Snoopy.  Hop over to his by clicking on the link and join in.

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Monday Mischief – A Dog Blanket You Say? What A Great Idea! We Should Get One.

We’re taking part in the Monday Mischief Blog Hop hosted by Snoopy.  Click on the link to hop over there and take part.

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Monday Mischief – Destruction of a Living Space

Elsie is out of control.  She can be asleep outside and I’ll bring her in and she’ll do this.  She’ll do this and I’ll put her outside, where she’ll lie down straight away and go to sleep.  Will she just … Continue reading

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One Mother, Two Very Different Puppies!

I’ve been thinking this week about how different the two dogs are.  Flo was a dream puppy; I think I realised that at the time.  She didn’t start her shenanigans until she was about 7 months old and her leg … Continue reading

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10 Things I Forgot About Owning A Puppy

10  They like to play catch the trouser leg… while you’re in the trousers. 9    They can go from 60-0 in 3 seconds flat. 8    I make a lot of errors when ‘errorless housetraining’.  Sorry Dr Dunbar, but if only … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

  We’re taking part in the Blogpaws Wordless Wednesday blog hop.  Click on the link to join in.

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And Then There Were Four…

Yesterday morning began with me going through my usual routine whilst clutching my mobile phone.  I was waiting for the call from the breeder to say that she was on her way to the airport at Perth to drop Elsie … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief – Mauled!

… and she loved every minute.  We went and joined the gang for a play just over a week ago now, even though the Fab one’s leg isn’t right… sometimes you’ve got to have fun too.  We didn’t stay long, … Continue reading

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Getting Ready For Elsie

Elsie arrives in just a few short days so today we’ve been getting everything organised so that we’re all set to go. Flo’s litter was born with absolute perfect timing and she was ready to come to her new home … Continue reading

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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday – The Swiss Monkey Has Been Neutralised

Some kind friends gave Flo a monkey which they bought while they were in Switzerland.  If you look closely you can see that its ear has been chewed off.  It had to go in the bin because of the gel … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief – So, You Think You Can Lie In?

Flo thought I’d been in bed long enough. With having a full house of visitors we’ve been sleeping on the sofabed in the study – well, Flo has been on her bed on the floor – there wasn’t much room … Continue reading

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It’s Been A Hard Week! Not.

Zzzzzz And more zzzzzz…. And still more zzzzzz… And finally, We’re enjoying relaxing while we can because…. … the Mistress of Destruction’s apprentice arrives in less than two weeks.  We’re calling her Elsie for short.  🙂

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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday – More Resting, Flo Style

Here are a few more pictures of Flo resting… they make me laugh, I just love that she had so much fun just running around a tree branch. We’re taking part in BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop.  Click on the … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief – I Can’t Imagine Why Flo’s Leg Is Sore

For ages now I’ve been annoyed by a black wattle tree branch that has been growing over part of the lawn and shading it on one side of the house.  The grass is looking dreadful because of it (unlike the … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief – How Does Your Garden Grow?

… not terribly well when a 40kg Ridgeback plonks herself in the middle of the plants. Just an update on Saturday’s post re apple cider vinegar.  I think Flo’s leg was beginning to show an improvement last night, but only … Continue reading

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The Apple Cider Vinegar Cure-All?

This week I’ve been holding out great hope for Flo’s dodgy leg/shoulder.  Yes, it’s still a problem, and no, it’s not getting any better.  The last time I had her out for a walk she leapt over a fallen tree … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Faces of Flo: Pleading

We’re taking part in BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop hosted by Life With Dogs.  Click on the link to hop over and join in.

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A Trip To Katherine Spells Humiliation For Fab

This week we’ve been off galavanting to view some of the amazing places and things the Northern Territory planet has to offer.  This week we were down in the Katherine region, which is about 3 hours drive south of Darwin.  … Continue reading

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Beware the Lion Hunter

Flo – dead ‘ard.  When she’s not asleep on her fluffy pink octopus.

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