Sunday, 27 November 2011

Richmond Park videos

You may have already seen the YouTube video that has gone 'viral' on the Internet. Its basically of an unfortunate situation that an owner found himself in with his dog in Richmond Park recently.

Richmond Park is actually not that far from from where we live. However as there are loads of other Parks around here I haven't been to it yet. Which is probably just as well watching that video.

But Auntie Breeze has and this is a YouTube video of her in Richmond Park way back in 2007 and as you can see is has a bit of a different tempo to the other one. ..

I didn't know they did videos that long ago !

Friday, 25 November 2011

Fly a Kite

Autumn is well and truly in full swing here at the moment in West London. When we haven't got fog its been raining and getting much colder. The trees are also starting to shed their leaves as well.

So its a nice time to get a run out for in the Park and enjoy the bracing autumnal weather.

The Autumn wind has also started to bring out the kites in the park and I don't mean the feathered variety.

OK can you stop taking the photos and get on with throwing that tennis ball please?

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Golden Abbie

This is my Sister Abbie who you may have seen before on this blog. You can also see in this picture her recently awarded Gold Kennel Club Good Citizen certificate.

What a very clever (and pretty) girl she is !

Sunday, 20 November 2011

Foggy Park

Auntie Breeze had a bit of an upset stomach yesterday so unfortunately we couldn't go to Flyball training today just in case it was catching and the other dogs picked up something from her.

So all we had to make do with a long run in the Park instead.

Its quite foggy again today, hopefully you can see it a bit better in this photo.

We had quite a good zoom about and were weren't interrupted by other dogs which was very nice.

I enjoy Flyball training more on a Sunday morning that a run in the Park but Dare didn't seem to mind.

Friday, 18 November 2011


Being an active sort of English Shepherd I find it very difficult to get comfortable

I try to find different and more comfortable positions

But I still somehow struggle to find the best spot

Especially when the Border Collie pinches the pillow

Sunday, 13 November 2011

Remembrance Sunday

The Solider

If I should die, think only this of me:
That there's some corner of a foreign field
That is for ever England. There shall be
In that rich earth a richer dust concealed;
A dust whom England bore, shaped, made aware,
Gave, once, her flowers to love, her ways to roam,
A body of England's, breathing English air,
Washed by the rivers, blest by suns of home.

And think, this heart, all evil shed away,
A pulse in the eternal mind, no less
Gives somewhere back the thoughts by England given;
Her sights and sounds; dreams happy as her day;
And laughter, learnt of friends; and gentleness,
In hearts at peace, under an English heaven.

Rupert Brooke

1896 - 1915 (aged 27)

Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Obedience tonight

We were at our weekly obedience class tonight. Well me and Auntie Breeze were as Dare is still recovering. He went to the vets today and its all healing nicely so he should be OK by the weekend hopefully. Thanks for the good wishes and we will check out those better cones.

I think I am getting good at down stays, that's Chewy a terrier in front of me.

And good at sit stays as well.

But obviously I am not in the same league as Auntie Breeze and the rest of her class.

That's a lot of Dog concentration.

Sunday, 6 November 2011

Cone of shame...

Unfortunately Dares had to have a little operation. He was running about in the park and somehow tore his dew claw. Apparently it was so bad he had to put 'under' at the vets whilst they sorted it all out.

However I think Dare is actually more unhappy about wearing the cone whilst it all heals, rather than having the operation.

In case you wondered that is me at the 'bottom' looking for my toy which you can see (but I couldn't) poking out from under his chair...

Funny how Dare never got any injuries doing Flyball all year and then this happens just running around the park!

Thursday, 3 November 2011

3 today

Its my Birthday today and I am 3 years old.

It doesn't seem very long since I had my last Birthday, time really flies. Of course I am looking forward to opening all my birthday presents today.

However most of all I am really looking forward to all that lovely Birthday Party food.

OK when are you getting it down of the shelf for me to eat?