Goodbye Kazek

  On Thursday evening, our dear, sweet, much loved, wonderful boy Kazek left us. In much the same way he did everything, Kaz broke our hearts in a calm, quiet moment of passing. The hole he leaves behind is immeasurable,  our still tender hearts, aching from the loss of Braeburn just 6 weeks ago, are … More Goodbye Kazek

Goodbye Braeburn

What comes in love, must leave in pain And all the gifts we early treasure, the world takes away Sometimes fate gives you an unseen blow that is so devastating and surprising, that it seems like you will never recover, and that life will always be forever tainted from that moment on. On Wednesday, we … More Goodbye Braeburn

Goodbye Oscar

27 November 2017         10.00 PM     12 F  Clear We lost Oscar a few days ago. He had a tumour removed 2 years ago and we were thankful that he survived that, and recovered to continue to brighten our lives with his presence for an all too short period. Sadly, the last … More Goodbye Oscar

Puppy News

13 November 2017     9.00 PM      20 F      Clear A little belatedly, partly as a precaution and partly because there are only so many hours in the day, I am delighted to “officially” announce that we have a new litter of puppies. The father is Avery of Seppness, who we brought … More Puppy News

The Birthday Month

With us having quite a few dogs, there isn’t a month that passes, that doesn’t mark a birthday for one or more of our guys. November, however, seems to be THE month for parties. On 2 Nov, Wink celebrated her 15th birthday. The oldest of our dogs, she has been mentioned in posts several times … More The Birthday Month

Winter Soon ?

1 November 2017    4.00 PM          30 F    Sunny As is usual for me, I have watched the oncoming months with some trepidation. As previously noted, most of us like to be all tidy and organised for the onset of winter, as most outside chores become much harder, if not … More Winter Soon ?

Deep Breaths

Last year, I wrote that there was more to having sled dogs and running a kennel than broken hearts and tears following the loss of another beloved dog and constant trips to the vet. It is a statement I’d like to withdraw. Obviously, it’s not all heartache, emotional pain and worry. It can’t be, otherwise … More Deep Breaths