Settling In. Won’t Walk

Settling in somewhere so different can be overwhelming. Poor Peggy. She had only been in her loving new home for a few weeks when her behaviour began to change. This coincided with her sickening for a serious illness which they didn’t realise at the time. Having had her for such a short while they would not know Read more…

Trigger Stacking

Sassy was fetched on Sunday and on Wednesday I was there with her, the couple and their two children. Forward planning. They had done some perfect forward planning in advance of getting their rescue dog home from the shelter. They are not a family that took a dog into their Read more…

Depression? Huge Adjustments

Mitzie’s behaviour points to depression. Only after I came home did I get the eureka moment. Westie Mitzie’s odd behaviours, obviously as a result of huge changes to her life, were consistant with depression. They have had the little four-year-old dog for only six days. They are still getting to know her and Read more…

When Can I Go Home?

 This was quite heartbreaking in a way. Tibetan Terrier Toby’s previous owner got him as a puppy seven years ago when she divorced. Since then they have been inseperable with Toby sleeping on her pillow beside her every night. Now the lady has met a new man. He gave her Read more…