Monthly Archives: December 2011

Some pictures of Zulu

Alan has sent me these pictures of Zulu and his family.  He certainly seems to have settled in beautifully.  Di Fraser, Zulu’s human “mom” says “We only really manage to get photos (that aren’t blurred) when he is sleeping.”

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Update on Zulu at 8 Weeks

If Pigs could Fly, I’d learn to Dig Week 8 Although I knew it was inevitable, I faced the prospect of heading back to the office with all the enthusiasm of, well, someone going to work with a new lab … Continue reading

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Dash’s New Toy

Dash has been having the most wonderful time with her new toy. This is the easiest toy to make and provides a wonderful outlet for excess energy which pups of Dash’s age seem to have in abundance.

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Dash is not such a bad choice of name after all…..

I’ve just discovered that Queen Victoria had a dog whom she had named “Dash” as well.  It was not a labrador retriever, but a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.  It was given to her as a girl and was her constant … Continue reading

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Training Goals – 10 Weeks

These are some of the things Dash has learnt – Walk on a lead:  She has learnt to walk on a loose lead quite nicely.  We do very short stretches of walking – only 10 steps or so – in … Continue reading

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10 Weeks – More New Experiences

We’ve been making regular trips to our local dog park and have met a multitude of both adults and puppies.  The great thing about Memorial Park is that there is always something new – either a new puppy or dog … Continue reading

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9 Weeks – 6 December 2011

Dash is now 9 weeks and is a brilliant little pup.  Full of mischief, loves to play and is proving an apt little pupil.  We are doing the odd fun retrieve with her little stuffed duck which she loves.  She … Continue reading

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