Category: Puppy and Dog Days

AD Our Puppy Training Journey

This is a sponsored post As regular readers will know, Herbie has recently turned one and today I am reflecting back on our puppy training journey with him. It does seem strange to think back to those first weeks when Herbie came home with us, it was actually the end …

Herbie Is 1!

How can this be? Our little Herbie is already 1! Today our pup is a one year old and I cannot believe how quickly that time has flown. This time last year we were just mulling over the idea of getting a dog again. Boo was very keen, Little Man …

Is A Miniature Dachshund For You?

This post contains affiliate links We got our miniature dachshund, Herbie, earlier this year. We did plenty of research before getting him and we’ve put in lots of time training him since he arrived. He features a lot over on my Instastories and I love getting messages about him. He …

Dear Dog Walker

Dear Dog Walker, Thank you for letting me know that your dog was friendly when it bounded over suddenly to my dog, on his lead, and startled him. Thank you for letting me know that ‘he just wants to play’, as clearly my puppy is unable to do so as …

How To Help Your Dog Overcome Car Anxiety

This is a collaborative post For lots of dogs (and their owners!) the car is a cause of anxiety. It’s one of the most common causes of anxiety for dogs, but fortunately for you and your four-legged friend it’s also one of the easiest to overcome. Dogs develop car anxiety …

Herbie At 8 Months Old

Yes, our little Herbie, our miniature dachshund, is now 8 months old. He’s been with us for six months now and that has flown by, so I thought it was about time I shared a puppy update. How’s Herbie doing? Herbie has come such a long way since he arrived …

Herbie and Higgins

Herbie has a new favourite in his life. Herbie has a playmate. Herbie has a ‘cousin’. Yes, Herbie now has Higgins and he absolutely adores her. Higgins is a miniature schnauzer puppy. She is owned by family, she’s my sister-in-law, brother-in-law and nephews’ dog. She’s just a few weeks younger …

Yes, My Puppy’s In A Bag

I saw a video on Facebook a few days ago of a puppy happily being carried around in a bag. Yes, that’s it. It should have just been a sweet little video that makes people smile and then move on. But it’s never quite that simple on Facebook is it? …

Fun at Dogs Unleashed

Over the weekend we travelled up to Bakewell to Dogs Unleashed. I can’t quite remember how I found out about it, but the shows are billed as “The Ultimutt Doggy Days Out” so I knew that we had to give it a go! It ran over the whole weekend, with …

The Truth About Life With A Puppy

We adore our puppy, Herbie, and we have lots of fun with him. He looks so sweet and we love cuddling up with him. I share lots of moments over on my Instastories and here in the Puppy Diaries each week, but I don’t share the harder parts. They’re not …

The Puppy Diaries at 16 Weeks

Welcome to the last of my weekly puppy diaries series. Herbie joined our family at 8 weeks old and I can’t quite believe that he’s already 16 weeks old. The time has flown by and he is so well settled in now, with lots of the behaviours I’d hoped to …

The Puppy Diaries at 15 Weeks

Herbie is getting big! Relatively speaking, of course, he is still a miniature dachshund not a Great Dane! I am wondering how much bigger he will get, I suppose we will soon see. I like charting his progress here each week, though I think I’ll only run this for one …

The Puppy Diaries at 14 Weeks

Our little Herbie is now 14 weeks old. And I can’t help but notice that he’s not so little any more. I mean, he’s a miniature dachshund puppy so he’s far from huge, but he is so much bigger now than when we first brought him home. He feels heavier …

The Puppy Diaries at 13 Weeks

Our little Herbie is already 13 weeks old. I am really noticing how much he has grown now, though he still has plenty more growing to go. I have also been reflecting on how far he’s come in just those few weeks with us, he really has learned so much …

Instagram Accounts To Follow If You Love Dachshunds!

Our little dachshund is settling in well here, you can keep up with how he’s getting on through my Puppy Days series. I have noticed as I have been sharing here and on my Instagram feed dachshund pictures and news that there is a lot of love out there for …

The Puppy Diaries at 12 Weeks

Herbie’s had a busy week! Now that he’s old enough at 12 weeks, he has been able to have his first walks and attend his first puppy class. It’s all go now! You can check out last week’s update here, or pop to here for all puppy posts. Herbie the …

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