Don’t Blame The Dog – It’s All In The Training

July 23, 2018 Heather Murphy

Is euthanizing the dog really the right answer? One year ago this month, this little fella was terrorizing the neighbourhood; chasing, killing and eating chickens! Meet the 7-month-old Foxie cross. All I can say is that I was thankful for two things: that he lived near me and that he was not a chained dog At least he was free to express himself and without training, rules and regulations, express himself he did! Now this wasn’t his fault – he didn’t know you weren’t supposed to kill nor chase chickens – he was just having some fun and found a...

Do Dogs Get Hangry Too?

October 10, 2016 Heather Murphy

Ever had that feeling when you get grumpy for no real reason and then you realise you are hungry? Introduce hangry - quickly resolved with some food! So what do you think - do dogs experience hangry too? I've been having a few issues with my girls of late. Bhindi 4 year old, would start attacking Coco 10 year old at night time - and only at night time!  During the day they are best friends, sitting next to each other on one bed in the sun outside,    running and chasing each other (both ways) on our twice daily...