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A moment from the week at La Singlarie



Hunting season has begun.

Sorrel

INJAMay 4, 2015

Dear Inja here is a Griffon/Labrit mix.  At two years old she is adorable but very timid, so a fenced in garden is a must here together with loving owners who have the patience to teach Inja that not all humans are despicable.

That's the post that was put on Poorpaws blog which I read and it's all history now. When I picked her up this is where she had hidden herself.


Scarred of human contact she didn't want to be touched,tail firmly between her legs she half walked half crawled as she was put in the car. Unused to travelling throwing up twice we got home and left her to settle. By the first sleepless night we figured out she had separation anxiety.


It's now been almost four months shes been with us, renamed Sorrel each day has been a little challenging but it is getting better. Taking on a rescue dog with many issues of being mistreated, missing out on socialisation and in complete fear of everything is a real learning curve but so rewarding when a…

Happy World Dog Day

Lots of walks,scratches,  cuddles and treats.t

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A moment from the week at La Singlarie


Sorrel raided the pig bucket on the window ledge helping a mouse to a feast.

Tyser and the diet

Tyser and I went for a little trip out to the vets this afternoon to pick up Franklin's medical supplies of insulin, syringes and pain killers and the first weigh in for him. After three weeks of dieting and a fortnight of eating expensive Acana light and fit made with un caged chicken, wild flounder and eggs all the way from Canada and made in an award winning kitchen to boost it was time to get on the scales. I think Tyser would prefer the carbs in his old food but were on a mission to loose the five kilos he has gained, his also having salmon oil for the old boys joints as his a bit more Mr Plod like than we would like at the moment.

So rationed with his daily requirement for weight loss with a raw hide chew treat each day instead of his dental stick (all that chewing has got to use a few calories surely?) and a few very small pieces of treats needed to get him through the day the weight loss programme started and how much has he lost? one kilo,one sad kilo. He was so grumpy a…

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A moment from the week at La Singlarie





After watching the Great British bake off Franklin gets inspired to bake.

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A moment from the week at La Singlarie


Proper rain at last - and that wet dog smell in the house.

Snap shot

A moment from the week at La Singlarie


Day three of farmer J's new toy and his still alive!