Pretending to be a human baby

My dog looks like a chicken

When Fez lies on his tummy and spreads his back legs, they look like drum sticks and he looks just like one of those spatchcocked chickens. Here’s a picture from when Abby was a baby. The two of them were coincidentally both lying on their tummies playing with their toys. How cute!

I don't think this is gonna work out

We have strange pets

Our dog Fez, possibly the most pathetic dog in the world, had an extra two toes (dew claws) on each of his hind legs when he was born. Not only that, he’s one of those dogs that likes lying on his tummy with his legs spread out like a split chicken. The hubby’s mum has…

Hands up everyone!

Happy Tiring New Year

Welcome to 2011. Wow, another year gone huh. And I’m tired. Are you tired? It’s funny how all this holidaying and doing nothing makes you tired. The weather probably has something to do with that too. We spent our Christmas in Palmerston North this year visiting the husband’s family there. It was a busy day,…

A bit about Fez

Fez is our little dog. His mum Floss is a stumpy smooth Jack Russell; his dad is a Huntaway-Border Collie cross who jumped the fence for some sexy time. I should also mention his dad has only three legs – what a champ. We got Fez at Easter in 2009, when he was about two…

Abby Update at 32 Weeks

Abby is now seven months old! Wow, has time flown. I’m due back at work in three months – eek!! At 30 weeks Went on her first plane trip to Auckland. Not so fun when she got tired and had her usual bedtime cry! Moves around in her walker in all directions. She only used…

How to: Make a jumper bed

If you have an old jumper lying around and your dog has outgrown his current bed, you can make a quick bed out of a jumper and a rolled up towel. It’s easy peasy. Turn the jumper inside out and round off the bottom of the jumper. You may need to bring the arms together…

Abby Update at 6 Weeks

So the magical six weeks has arrived… In her sixth week Abby got chicken pox and her first lot of jabs – what a lucky girl! She also found out her hands are super tasty and has gone through yet another growth spurt. She is now 5.5 kilos and managed to grow two centimeters in a week…