2017 in photos

2017 in photos

From being born to a huge 9 months old.  Coming home and settling in, not sleeping much and generally being a loon. Looking forward to 2018!
No sleep till….. PUPPY

No sleep till….. PUPPY

If you google ‘how much should my puppy sleep a day?’ it tells you that it is a lot. Dakota it seems likes to mainly take these hours in the day.  Sleep at night is not high on the agenda. Lucky us… From the first night home, she has slept in her...
It is hot for a little pup

It is hot for a little pup

The first week home started with lots of rain, but then a few days later the sun came out to stay. I was aware of making sure Dakota had lots of places in the shade outside and that it was easy to get inside too.  Lots of water bowls dotted around. I also froze some...
We survived the first week!

We survived the first week!

I think getting a puppy is a classic case of however much preparation you think you have done, and books you have read NOTHING prepares you. I have spent the first week comparing it to having a newborn, except you can’t bung them in a buggy and go for a walk. We...
The day I came home

The day I came home

The day finally arrived to bring Dakota home, we had to do a 2 part journey on the way home.  First on my lap in the back of the car for an hour and a half and then in the crate in the boot for 45 minutes. We arrived at Uggeshall Kennels and Anne-Marie had you ready...
The second visit

The second visit

We took Ben to visit Dakota for the first time, she was 4 weeks old and he was totally smitten. She has grown a lot but was still tiny, but her white lightning stripe on her head still very distinctive...