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    playing with other dogs advice please

    Hi everyone, well I've not been in here or on HHO for a while! Pickle is now a gorgeous 2 year old and is adorable in every way, she is fab with our friends kids, is obedient and ADORES her Daddy..... and I think this is where the problem lays. Hubby takes her to work with him most...
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    Be careful - Tying up/Azutoria

    I just want to warn everyone to be extra careful with their horses this week when everyone is bringing them back into work after the snow & ice. I have a fit 20 year old Appy and during the bad weather she has been in her stable as we couldn't safely get them out and certainly couldn't ride...
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    Update on my spooky spotty girl......

    Hi there, For those of you who commented and gave me suggestions on my post about 10 days ago http://www.horseandhound.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=466113 I thought that I would update you on what has happened since. I spoke to my vet at the beginning of last week and he did seem to think...
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    Really had enough now of my mares spooking :O(

    Really sorry that this is a very long post but I'm at my wits end :( I've got a 20 year old mare who has always been on the spooky side, she's never needed much of an excuse to be naughty :rolleyes: However her spooking has been getting worse and worse over the last 3-4 months. First of all I...
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    Pickle has a bit of a squitty bitty.........

    what do I feed her for her dinner? I've cooked her some rice, I have some eggs.....shall I mix a little bit of her normal dinner (skinners dry food) with some rice and scrambled egg, just rice.....just egg??? help!!! Its not really runny, still has some shape to it but the poor little mite...
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    Branston & Pickle......warning....photo overload!!!

    Some of you have asked how my Dad's puppy is doing. Branston is Pickles half brother and just 12 weeks younger than her. We all clubbed together and bought my Dad Branston for him 60th Birthday :D He has settled in so well and he comes over most weekends for play time with Pickle. They don't...
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    Pickle is 6 months old today!!

    Hi everyone, I havn't had time to post much lately but I have been reading as much as possible :D Pickle amazingly is 6 months old today, the time has gone by so quickly and she has grown up so much. We absolutley love her to bits and she has got a fantastic nature and is mental...
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    Feeding time problems.......

    Now I know that I have been doing this wrong and I am trying to rectify it so bear with me! Pickle has always been a grazer with her food. She has never wolfed down a bowl of food, she just has a few mouthfuls and nibbles on it as the day goes on. I just keep a mental note of how much she...
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    Pickle is now 17 weeks old!

    Hi guys, I know that I have been rubbish at keeping up to date with you all, I have no idea where the time goes!! Pickle is now 17 weeks old and just gorgeous. She is a little monkey with a right temper if she doesn't get her own way :eek: We seem to of almost past the chewing the doodah...
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    Pickle went to her 1st Puppy Party last night....

    She had a ball!!! When we first got there we had a little chat about worming/fleas/microchip/feeding/teeth brushing etc and then it was time to let them play. Pickle was doing her shy 'Lady Di' face and pretending to be all innocent and quiet, she was trying to hide behind Simons legs but he...
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    Pickle had a play day with her sister on Sunday

    I apologise for the huge amount of photos but I couldn't decide which ones to put up....and this isn't even a quarter of them!!! I was a little worried when we first got there as Pickle did seem very un-nerved and didn't like Lola jumping all over her at all. She kept trying to hide behind...
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    New Years Day trip to the Beach

    We decided to blow away some cobwebs today and took Pickle to Aldeburgh beach, its about an hours drive from us but the fish and chips make it well worth the drive (plus the Musto shop :D) She was very brave meeting other dogs, reckon there were as many dogs are humans down there today...
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    Merry Christmas Everyone from us and Pickle

    Merry Christmas everyone, hope you've all had (and are having) a great time. Ours has been a lot quieter than normal due to my op and I totally overdid it last week so I'm paying for it now :rolleyes: but its been brilliant. I'm having a chill day at home with Pickle while hubby is hitting...
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    Pickle update - almost 11 weeks old now :O)

    Where has the time gone?!! Pickle has been with us for almost 3 weeks now and has settled in so well, a few ups and downs but we just love her to bits :D I did a whole big post the other night but my laptop froze and I lost it all so I'm trying again tonight!! After a few very rough nights...
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    Do puppies pee a little in their sleep???

    I know this sounds like a mad question but Pickle had a bath on Saturday and hubby mentioned that her back legs were a little stained inside (yellowish) Today I've been in and out quite a bit so Pickle has been in her cage and sleeping quite a bit. Each time I've come back she hasn't made...
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    Horse tried to roll whilst riding today :O(

    Crickey my back hurts :( We rode just around the fields this morning as we still have quite a bit of snow. The horses were being really good when we went through what I felt was really deep snow, I could feel my girls legs going down, thought she was struggling and gave her her head. My...
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    Pickle has been with us for 5 days now and.......

    WE LOVE HER TO BITS After a very sleep deprived Saturday and Sunday night she seems to be settling in really well. I was a bit desperate, well very desperate on Monday as we were exhausted and Cayla (thank you!) very kindly reassured me that we were doing the right things, said we need...
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    Jeeezz we are tired!!!

    Well what a first night that was!! We had lots of play time before bed, out in the garden for wee's and all seemed ok. Put Pickle in bed, covered her over and up we went. Thats when she started to cry and then howling. We expected it to be honest and it went on for 30 mins, finally she went...
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    Pickle is home!!!

    Finally she is home and its fantastic :O) We picked her up this morning bright and early, brought her home and she travelled really well in the car. Put her straight in the garden for a wee then into her crate for a nap. All super so far. My Dad and his wife came over this afternoon and...
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    Anyone want to see Pickle?? - 7 weeks 1 day old

    Just 6 more sleeps now til she comes home :D we are SO excited. She has grown even more, got even cuter and is still a monkey!! She gets on me and snuggles....she gets on Simon and totally terrorises him!! bites his ears, neck, chin and runs in circles around his neck and shoulders!!! She is...
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    Dog Passports......

    Has anyone got any experience of these? We will be getting Pickle a passport as our holidays will now be less far flung as hubby is refusing to leave her at home!! We like to take 3 week breaks and we are planning on spending time driving over to Spain, 2 weeks chilling out and then driving...
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    Pickle - 6 weeks old :O)

    We made our now weekly journey to go and see Pickle yesterday. She has grown even more and was uber wriggly and a little monkey!! She is the liveliest (sp??) out of the 3 and the naughtiest!!! Taking photos proved a little difficult as she didn't keep still for more than a second at a time...
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    Anyone was to see Pickle? - 5 weeks 1 day old

    oohhh she just gets scrummier and scrummier by the week :D She has grown SO much its amazing and she was full of life today. She is really starting to roan out now, she is going to be a similar colour to her Mum. I think that she is going to be a little monkey too !! Her personality is really...
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    Pickle - 4 weeks 1 day old :O) lots more pics!

    We went to see Pickle again yesterday and she is getting very big! the breeder has had an op on her hand so I was able to going in to get her today. She is the biggest of the puppies, the lightest in colouring too. The others are doing to be a lot darker roan where as I think that Pickle is...
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    A Warning - Broken stable door guard clips :O(

    I got down the yard yesterday morning to found my girl with this horrendous tear on her nose We combed the whole stable looking for something that she could of possible done it on and the ONLY thing we could find was I have a door guard that has a clip on either end. One of the clip has...
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    Pickle - 3 weeks 1 day old :O) Pic overload!!

    She has grown so much and is even more scrummy. Her face and front legs are really starting to roan out now, can't wait ti see her again already!! Sorry for so many pics :D We realised half way through that she wasn't in 'her' blanket so swapped them over!
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    Going to see Pickle tomorrow :O)

    Can't wait to go and see her again tomorrow. She is 3 weeks old today and we can't wait to see how much she has grown. More pics to come tomorrow :O) Hubby is now more convinced re having a crate.....especially now I've stopped calling it a cage!!
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    Well that went perfectly :O) Meet Pickle :O)

    LOL well it just went perfectly. I asked Simon to pull over just round the corner to the breeders house on the pretence of checking the map, gave him the card and said I'd forgotton to give it to him last night. His face was a picture, he really didn't know what to say. He was so pleased...
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    So excited - one more sleep to go!!

    We are going to see our puppy tomorrow and hubby still has no idea at all :D I took the pics to Tesco and got them printed off and found a gorgeous card of a little blue roan cocker spaniel puppy with her paw in the air (like she has her hand up!) I've written on the front 'Please be my...
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    Inflammed tendon sheath - magnetic boots?? any experiences of them?

    Hi, Bit of a long story so will keep it as short as possible! I was hacking my girl out last Thursday, a bird flew out underneath her nose and she span to the left. We were on a track and her near fore went down the gulley inbetween the track and field, she then decided that was far too...
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