A Life with Dogs

Chapter 6. Your Pre-Puppy Checklist

Chapter 6. Your Pre-Puppy Checklist

The Ultimate Pre-Puppy Hand Book; the quintessential things you need to know when preparing to bring home your puppy for the very first time. To avoid racing out to the store multiple times after you bring your new puppy home (like I did), let us help you prepare. Read more here...

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Chapter 5. Fostering a dog

Chapter 5. Fostering a dog

Like babysitting, fostering a dog means you get all the perks, but also the ability to give the pup back if you feel it's not working. Rescue organisations often depend on foster homes, meaning that every dog in the rescue’s care lives in a home with a temporary family as opposed to a kennel in a shelter. Read more here...

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Chapter 4. Tips for adopting a dog

Chapter 4. Tips for adopting a dog

Are you looking for a dog of a particular breed, size, or gender? Prefer a puppy or an older dog? How much space do you have & how many hours per day are you away from home? Contrary to popular belief, even purebred dogs wind up in shelters or rescues & almost every preference can be accommodated... Read more about Adopting a dog here...

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Chapter 3. Tips for buying a puppy

Chapter 3. Tips for buying a puppy

So you’ve worked out that you can be a responsible owner of a dog. You can provide a stable, loving home, and you believe your kids when they say they’ll walk, wash and clean up. The neighbours are reliable, and the grandparents are happy to puppy-sit, and you think you know what type of dog you'd like...

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Chapter 2. What type of dog is right for you?

Chapter 2. What type of dog is right for you?

Which dog is right for you? It's easy to love any dog, no matter its age, breed, size, or sex, so why leave it entirely to chance? Are you a marathon runner, or a couch potato? Prefer a dog that speaks to your indie heart, or one that sticks like Velcro? Let us help you find the right dog for you...

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Chapter 1. When is the right time to get a dog?

Chapter 1. When is the right time to get a dog?

So when is the right time to get a dog? Whether you’ve been a devoted dog owner, or it’s all new and you’ve already had a touch of the overwhelm, let’s start from the beginning. Ask these questions before you decide if you're prepared to own a dog, (or not)... Read more

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An Epic Tale

An Epic Tale

A series of 50 dog loving blogs that take you on a journey from 'Pre-Puppy' to the inevitable 'Saying Good-bye.' Brought to you by the makers of Underwater Dogs Haircare humorous and to the point, A Life with Dogs takes a refreshingly candid, tongue-in-cheek approach to living with hounds...

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