Our dog Harvey passed away on Tuesday 18th June 2019 after several illnesses. He soldiered through all that was put in his way and was of good humour right to the very end. Here’s the beginning of a series of stories I’ve written over the years all about Harvey’s adventures and mishaps. Summer 2009 Harvey […]
It’s been a traumatic six months when Harvey’s Ataxia was first diagnosed. Now it seems that is solved and we have another, more life-threatening crisis on our hands.
When your dog has been ill, life for that dog can not only be life changing, it may even be life ending.
Every once in a while, plans we make don’t quite come to fruition and our planned day goes out the window to be replaced from something more akin to the synopsis for a madcap movie. Saturday was one such day. In December last year we moved home, from the place we rented from my step-daughter […]
In English there is a saying, ‘time is a great healer’. I’ve no idea who said that, but nonetheless it’s true. Equally true and pertinent is Sigá Sigá in Greek, meaning slowly slowly. Both are true, especially where medical matters are concerned. Naturally time needs a little assistance from medicine and the ministrations of professionals, like […]
Our old dog Harvey passed away four weeks ago, but I look back fondly at some of the things I’ve written about him and his ever present pal Holly. Holly is still with us, but Harvey is sorely missed. There’s an old (and pretty bad) joke we all loved to tell as kids. “My dog’s […]
Cyprus seems to have a love hate relationship with dogs in particular. Prior to the hunting season, which is during the winter months, many hunters acquire dogs for the specific purpose of fleshing out their prey and retrieving the dead animal once shot. In some cases the poor dogs are starved prior to the hunt […]