Sleeping ‘Ruff’

Regulars to this parish will have instantly noted the change in format, as Dudley and I are shaking things up a bit. You'll still find crazy little insights into life on planet Labrador here, and especially on Sunday mornings, but they'll be shorter and probably less frequent. Instead, I'm trying desperately to find time to... Continue Reading →

A Haul of Smalls

This week’s ‘Stare of the Dog’ comes with an adult theme and a shocking public admission; my pet is a pervert. That’s right, I’ve decided to break Dudley’s confidence and expose his more sordid and nefarious habits to the world, for I believe would-be Labrador owners deserve to know exactly what they are letting themselves... Continue Reading →

Sleepy Cuddles

This week’s ‘Stare of the Dog’ is a warm and embracing tale of snoozy delight, as I explore the joys of the sleepy cuddle. Despite being a vaunted commodity of my wife, I must confess to being somewhat ignorant of the concept before Dudley’s arrival, though needed little encouragement to get on board with it... Continue Reading →

All Parts Machine Washable

This week’s ‘Stare of the Dog’ will doubtless have the non-dog owning fraternity laughing bellicose wails of derision. A laughter made at the expense of ‘saps like me who have probably become way too soft of late. It is a story of canine comfort and refinement, as I cast an eye over the expensive litany... Continue Reading →

A Caged Beast

This week’s ‘Stare of the Dog’ takes a look at the important decision made to ‘crate train’ Dudley from a young age. For those of you outside the loop, crate training is not something undertaken by amateur rugby teams in order to ensure their members can adequately cope with a ‘24 pack’ at the 'end... Continue Reading →

Appetite for Destruction

The ‘Stare of the Dog’ this time brings a cautionary tale for all Labrador owners (and other dogs too I suspect) living in the misguided belief that their pampered pooch is to be trusted with an access all areas pass about the home. For Dudley, like many a woofer would be in the demolition business... Continue Reading →

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