Here is it, are you ready for it?
I don't exercise the dogs I walk.
There. I've said it. I've confessed. This dog walker does not exercise the dogs in her care.
So what do I do with them?
The dogs and I go on expeditions around the forest instead. I don't even 'lead' the expeditions. I guide the dogs around interesting places, and let them find out things for themselves, by sight, scent and sound.
I don't cycle, I don't jog, and I don't force the dogs to keep moving
Keep your dogs calm, and distracted this weekend by filling those kongs with yummy treats! If you don't have a Kong a tennis ball with a hole cut into works too! KONG STUFFING RECIPES Here are just a few Kong stuffing recipe ideas. MEATY TREAT Ingredients: A portion of your dog's normal kibble, about a teaspoon of meat paste, a chunk of banana (about an inch thick). Method: Half fill the Kong with kibble, then add the meat paste. Using the handle of the spoon, mix the meat pa
I've had quite a few people ask me how I get my group photos. Here is a quick photo 101. 🐶 How to get a group photo of dogs. 🐶 - Prepare camera.
- Wave around treats AND squeaky balls AND mutter 'whatsthis!!'
- Watch in despair as a dog shoots off
- Place said dog back in group
- Realise three others have lost interest and pottered off
- Regain dogs interest
- Snap picture
- Realise it's blurry
- Repeat until adequate photo is captured NFPS x
Please join us in welcoming Helen Hall to the New Forest Pet Services team. A little Hello from Helen: "My husband and I currently have a 4 year old German Shepherd called Sheba that we adopted from rescue. We also take in the occasional foster dog from the local GSD rescue. Sheba loves walking with other dogs and has many poochy pals of all sizes. I grew up with 2 dogs called Henry & Pegs, 5 cats called Indie, Quays, Lilly, Tikka and Tarot. As well as small pets, Rabbits, Ra