Obesity and Lack of Appetite in Dogs

Obesity and Lack of Appetite in Dogs By Adam Conrad, Shihtzuexpert.com One of the biggest indicators of your dog’s health is his or her relationship to food. If your pup eats too much and exercises too little, the resulting weight gain will cause them to become obese. On the other hand, some dogs struggle to work up the appetite to keep themselves at a healthy weight. These dogs can lose weight...
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To Dress Or Not To Dress

…that is the question! Before answering this question, you must first decide the definition of dressing up your dog. Is it putting on a harness, a jumper or a coat on a cold day, a cooling jacket on a hot day, adding a bandanna for a bit of style, blinging up their collar with diamanté or donning a fancy dress costume. “COSTUMES – NOOOOO, CRUELTY” I hear all the haters...
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The Library

The Library by May Shepherd Coppiton library was situated at the north end of the town. It had been built on the site of a Tudor manor House, but had been demolished by fire sometime during the civil war. It had been years since Elizabeth had been back to the library: not since the unruly episode in sections S-T in fact. That was the time when Jack Bower, with his raging teenage hormones had...
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The Fox on Quarry Hill

The Fox On Quarry Hill by May Shepherd Katey was looking forward to her day’s walk up into the hills and across to High Fell. It seemed the perfect antidote to the acrimonious divorce she was going through, and this couple of day’s holiday would give her the strength to face the lawyers the following week. Calling in at the village shop she bought her usual Kendal Mint Cake bar and humming...
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Hemlock Bookshop

Hemlock Bookshop Clearing out her mother’s things was no easy task. There was ninety years of accumulation to be sifted through, kept or disposed of. Marion had left the desk until last. It was there where her mother had spent most of her life, writing the romantic novels for which she had become famous. The desk had pigeon holes across the back which were stuffed with notes on scraps of...
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Catherine’s Brooch – A Short Story

Catherine’s Brooch by May Shepherd The young man’s voice sounded nice on the phone when he rang to make an appointment to view the cottage the following day. She felt sad at the thought of selling her Grandma’s cottage. It had been in the family forever, but she was the last surviving relative and as her job kept her in London, there appeared to be no other option. She had spent many...
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A thank you note

Had this note in from a gentleman who had to go into hospital. We looked after his dog and milked his goats for him while he was away from his home. He’s happy to pass on his recommendations so please contact us for his...
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50 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the World

Dogs have been companions to human beings for most of humans’ recorded history. Whether used for work – guarding, mostly – or simply as companions dogs feature in the ancient stories of many human cultures. Today, dogs are more popular than ever and the number of breeds has increased significantly. Valued attributes in dog breeds include: looks, ease of training, suitability for...
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All You Need to Know About Pets Improving Your Health

Having a pet is more than just having someone to come home to. This is another member of your family, who will love you unconditionally. It doesn’t really matter what type of animal you keep as a pet, you have someone who relies on you and just wants the best bond with you. Read...
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Bulldog finds a comfy spot

This is our Winnie our Bulldog getting comfy on Balto our Malamute when travelling in the van together.
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