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Looking for a new furry friend? Why not give fostering a try!

Looking for a new furry friend?  Why not give fostering a try!

How many times have you said "I really want a dog" or "I want another dog, Baxter needs a friend!"

Deciding whether or not to get a dog (or another dog) is a big decision.  What if it doesn't work out?  A great way to test the water, and help out a lovely dog in need is to try fostering a dog.

There are many rescue groups who are in need of foster carers.  We got involved with Labrador Rescue to see if we could help out by fostering dogs.  Fostering dogs was a memorable experience and very...


Top 3 tips for holidaying with dogs......

Top 3 tips for holidaying with dogs......

Given current COVID flight restrictions and many more people choosing to go on road trips we thought we would share our experience of road tripping with our black lab Audrey.

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It was Christmas 2018 and we decided to take an unplanned holiday break.  Being Christmas the chance of us finding affordable accomodation last minute was slim.  We made the spur of the moment decision to take our van, our bump, a mattress, the dog, and a webber BBQ and see where the wind would take us. In hindsight, it was a...


Is a Labrador the dog for you?

Is a Labrador the dog for you?

Labrador retrievers are great family dogs that drop a lot of hair

Like people labradors are all different. Firstly the obvious one; they come in black brown and yellow.  Generally speaking they are very sociable and a want to spend every minute with you. They have a tremendous food drive and will clean up after your toddler like no other dog. 

Fun fact: a litter of Labrador retrievers can consist of all different colours in the one litter

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All is not lost..... If your dog has a dog tag !

All is not lost..... If your dog has a dog tag !

Lost dog with toddler

Today the Black Lab Coffee family was driving to the car wash when we saw this adorable Cavoodle hanging out in the middle of a busy road. She had no road sense and was clearly on the lam. In fact, it was very lucky she was not hurt. We were not about to leave her there, so we pulled over and called out to her. Happily, the cars stopped, she came running toward us and we scooped her up and into safety.

Within 5 minutes we were able to contact her owner....


Dog pulling on lead? Are more walks the answer?

Dog pulling on lead? Are more walks the answer?

Black Labrador with poster

Come on Audrey lets go for a walk!! Jump jump, donut. Bang! Crash!! Fifteen more donuts…

There’s no doubt that when Audrey, our black Labrador, so much as sees us pick up our running shoes or open the drawer in the kitchen that contains her dog lead and poo bags, her excitement for a walk gets the better of her. She is, quite simply, nuts. Totally overcome by her own excitement.

Recently I have noticed Audrey’s behaviour during the first 10 minutes of our walk...