Category Archives: Uncategorized

It’s time to get a GRIHP – my October 2020 “Best of Health” article in Our Dogs

It’s time to get a GRIHP – “Best of Health” October 2020.

Continue reading

Online Fun Dog Show for Dachshunds

Continue reading

Breeders and coronavirus – advice from the Kennel Club (19/3/20)

The Kennel Club has answered a number of questions to support dog breeders through the COVID-19 pandemic. You can read these here: https://bit.ly/2J9VSe0 It covers: I have a litter of puppies due. What is the advice about visiting families? How can people socialise their puppies at this time? We were planning a litter but should …

Continue reading

A world of unanticipated consequences

A few weeks ago, words like “self-isolation”, “social distancing” and “lockdown” were barely part of our vocabulary. The rate at which new information emerges on the progression of Covid-19 seems to increase daily and decisions that were logical and evidence-based one day, may be completely reversed or changed just a week (or even days) later. …

Continue reading

Breeders: the good, the bad and the future – my December 2019 “Best of Health” article

Question: What’s the definition of a Puppy Farmer? Answer: Anyone who breeds more litters than you do! The problem with the Puppy Farmer label is that it’s laden with emotion and it’s a term that gets used to brand some breeders who clearly aren’t farming puppies with little regard to their welfare, socialisation or the …

Continue reading