Can’t take Dylan anywhere!

At the end of last summer I was in Spain with my friend Sue. The poor woman couldn't enjoy her evening Sangria round the pool without me whipping out my phone and showing her yet again the videos and photos of this little chubby puppy I was picking up the day after we got back. … Continue reading Can’t take Dylan anywhere!

Love it when a plan goes…..wrong!

We were ready. We were prepared. We were going to conquer puppy class. Dyls and I were gonna rock! Yeah well I ended up in a broom cupboard and Dyls got put on the naughty step, oh, and Boo the Cavapoo got sent home! So much for planning! And boy, had we planned. A walk … Continue reading Love it when a plan goes…..wrong!

It was all going so well…

Last week Dylan was named puppy of the night- it seemed that nine weeks of tantrums and trials were finally a thing of the past. We were on our way to glory and moving up to the next stage of puppy class to join Dylan's other friends, Eddie the cockerpoo and Martha the miniature Schnauzer, … Continue reading It was all going so well…

And the award goes to….

Something very strange happened this week at puppy class. Dylan as usual couldn’t wait to get there and did a “poor me I am going to play puppy victim” crying in the the car  as we had arrived too early and had to wait it out. Honestly listening to her, anyone would think I put … Continue reading And the award goes to….

Secret Diary of Dylan, aged seven and a half months!

Hi everyone, its me, its Dylan! Mum turned her back for a minute - not a smart move with a Welshie around, but bless her she's not fully trained yet - so I have made off with her I pad! I've heard what mum has been saying about me, especially at puppy class, (mmm not … Continue reading Secret Diary of Dylan, aged seven and a half months!

Treat ‘em mean, keep ‘em keen!

Aha! The mystery of missing in action Martha the Schnauzer and Eddie the cockerpoo was solved tonight. Much to Dylan’s disgust - and yes it was written all over her face - it was revealed that both her former partners in crime have been moved to the super advanced puppy class. A class that Dyls … Continue reading Treat ‘em mean, keep ‘em keen!

Snow, a BIG surprise and Shiraz! Oh and we find a leading man!

Tonight something surprising happened at puppy class. Nope put away the champagne in anticipation that Dylan, for once, behaved. Those corks can stay corked! We did think class could be cancelled as there’s been snow - and in the soft southern part of the UK - that usually puts a stop to everything. But puppy … Continue reading Snow, a BIG surprise and Shiraz! Oh and we find a leading man!

Time for a real drink!

Good news - puppy class ended 25 minutes early tonight. Bad news, that’s 25 minutes extra gin time and trust me tonight it’s time to go for the big guns and get the Heston out! Dylan was beyond excited going into puppy class - after all she’s had a week to work out how to … Continue reading Time for a real drink!

A Welshie, a Collie, a Cockerpoo and a large gin!

Things we learnt at puppy class tonight.... never underestimate a Welshie! Tonight a show judge was at puppy class with her 6month old collie who was the most trained and well behaved puppy I think I have ever seen! So we line up for the first exercise - sit stay - Dylan and I end … Continue reading A Welshie, a Collie, a Cockerpoo and a large gin!