Dog Blog


Christmas puppies

Our First Christmas

“So here is it… MERRY CHRISTMAS!” This whole wintertime festival business is brilliant! We are enjoying the excitement, cold walkies (we enjoy the wet ones too, but our humans are not so keen), unusual...


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Check the boundaries

Fireworks Tips for Pets

We are coming up to a scary time of year for many pets… firework season! You humans may think it is cool and exciting to see flashes and hear screams pops and bangs, but...


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Border Terriers foraging in compost

Challenging Behaviour

Playing with Fire Ever wondered why dog rescue centres are packed with adolescent dogs?… it is because we can be a NIGHTMARE! Just when families think they have us trained, and are replacing their...


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Steady Socialisation

Steady Socialisation

The CRUCIAL timeframe to get puppies used to as many things as possible, is up to 16 weeks old. Anything we experience in a neutral or positive way then, we should accept without fear...


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Don't bark at Buddha

Don’t bark at Buddha

We have had a fantastic holiday! Our introduction to beaches was great fun! We didn’t manage to eat ALL the sand, but have left a little bit for you to enjoy next time you...


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Naughty Puppies

Naughty Puppies

We have been practicing our Muttley laugh here in the Hogan Border Terrorist house. We couldn’t have our humans thinking this puppy business was too easy… so have stepped up the mischief! We have...


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Growing Up

Growing Up

We are 15 weeks old now, and nearing the end of our ‘magic window of socialisation’. Mom has had her tick list out of all the things she hopes to get us used to...


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Playful Puppies

Playful Puppies

We have had a GREAT holiday! We have matured so much in a fortnight! When we arrived at the campsite, just a few days into being allowed out and about, we were still chewing...


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