A Bristol Geek

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FitBark dog activity monitor

FitBark daily view

Please note that this is an unpaid review of the FitBark Dog Activity monitor, I bought the device with my own money! As any of my readers will know we bought a puppy into our family earlier in the year. She is now almost seven months old! I wanted to share something that we bought […]

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A Sick Puppy

Daisy recovering in her cone of shame. A bar towel makes a great toy to!

It has been a week or so since I last posted; we have been a bit busy as unfortunately we had a sick puppy who had to have an operation. She had an inflamed gut and the vet was worried that she might have an obstruction. There wasn’t one but she was badly backed up […]


One week later: Puppy’s first week

Daisy enjoying her first bath!

It has been Severn days; yet it feels both like a month and a evening at the same time. There have been a number of changes to our lives in such a shot time; some we expected and planned for, others weren’t and required some action, and finally there have been some that just make […]


Puppy Daisy Meet World

Daisy and Mr Horse

Today shall for ever be known as “P” Day, aka Puppy Day. This morning we picked up our new West Highland White Terrier (aka a Westie Puppy) Daisy. Daisy was one of seven pups in her litter (a lot for a west highland terrier) so she has been used to a big family from the […]


Puppy Preparations

We moved in to our “new” house in late 2013; there was a lot of work to do as the previous owner had not exactly kept it in a fit state. There were holes in walls where he had hung up TVs (seriously who cuts a TV sized hole in the plasterboard?) The garden was […]

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