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Warmest Winter, Wettest Winter, Where’s the SNNOW??

Posted in Uncategorized by scottishdogs on February 23, 2014
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Warmest Winter, Wettest Winter, Where's the SNNOW??

Wednesday’s Walk

Hello Everybuddy!

What is better than having three furiends?

Hmmmm? What is better than having three furiends?

 

Why having FIVE of course!

Here is our furry friend who has spotted us – can you see him?

Zak in distance

 

Zak is furiend to my wimmin and he would be furiend to me too, but I is awful jealous and have to be leaded up while he nearby.  The girls, my wimmin, are really too awfully furiendly with him….

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Zak is really lucky to have L. as she gets up every morning (early) to give him walk – whenever he sees us he comes to say hello, and L. gives us treats, and I get put on lead (cos I want to bite him cos I cannot be trusted to behave) and he too nice for that.

After that (and once I had calmed down), we tootled off and she managed to get a photo of us all (SCORE) in one frame!

Yep, that is us, heading for home!

I am glad I didnt bite Zak….

Roodles

Hector and Gang

Hello!

Posted in Bonny,Derby,Dogs,Hector's Diary,Lucy,Scotti Dog Blog,Scottish Terriers by scottishdogs on August 15, 2012

This is me, today, Hector!

 

Well, what a hooha the ‘Limpics’ has been and now she aimless and empty and wondering what to do, waiting for ‘paralimpics’ -sport?  Sport?? This from  she who lies down at thought of exercise until strange notion has passed…  Nowadays its ‘Gold’ this and ‘Bronze’ that and silly Mobot/Bolt shapes with her arms.  So as she in need of something to do I persuaded her to tap a few words into keyboard thingy.

A dog can always find something interesting to do.  Take snoopering for instance, especially when in front garden which is on a corner (so two roads to snoop on, if you catch my drift) better than telly any day.

 Maybe she should take a dog’s eye view on things….

Roodles

Hector and Gang

 

PS:  Just have to say Well Done to Mr Murray who won gold (and silver!) medal for hitting ball!  Yay for Murray, Yay for Scottish (ness).  We are given to understand his dog is quite a writer too! More Yay’s!

Hello!

Posted in Uncategorized by scottishdogs on August 15, 2012

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Hello everyone in blogland!

Lucy has been nagging me to write my bloggy and so (in order to shut her up) here I am, dictating words to my hoomin who is tapping at keyboardy thingy.

I have returned home to my wimmin and they is enjoying having me back.  Details of the here, there and here again are on a need to know basis only, but no one was hurt and everyone is happy, and let’s move on!  Yay!

Tomorrow she will take some up-to-date pics and I is going to tell you all about us, one year on.

For now, toodaloo and thank you for reading!

 

Hector and wimmin

 

 

My Beddd!

Posted in Bonny,Derby,Dogs,Hector's Diary,Scotti Dog Blog,Scottish Terriers by scottishdogs on January 21, 2012

Bonny - in (?) bed

When Bonny was a puppy she had a little pink bed which she grew out of and was put away and it seemed she had forgotten forever.

Now we have Gracie and the pink bed has been retrieved (from behind the pasting table and standard lamp in shed) for our new girl.

 
It may look ungamely, but Bonny is hanging in there!
 
 
 
Meanwhile, Gracie is happy with (her!) sofa!

Gracie and "her" sofa!

I bet you can guess where the pink bed is going…..
 
C.

White World (Well, nearly)

Posted in Derby,Dogs,Hector's Diary,Lady,Lucy,Scotti Dog Blog,Scottish Terriers by scottishdogs on January 15, 2012
 
Good Sunday Morning Peeps!

Hector

The world has turned (almost) white!  Amazing! Shewhatfeedsme says it is “Jack Frost” and I have seen it before.  But I think it is Fairies and can’t rember the garden like this.  Course, took it in my stride (even if I am missing Becky who has left me here for da weekend).
 
Gracie was worried about her bone and stuff:

My stuff is ok

 
And Lucy thought the plant pots might be damaged:

Plant pots look ok

Then Lucy posed so shewhaatfeedsme(sometimes) could take a photo of her skirt:

Lucy

And Bonny made a run for it:

Not the flashy box thing.....

It is great to watch the young one’s when the world turns strange.
It is everywhere

Can’t wait for snow – amazing!

 
Hector and Gang
xxx
 
PS:  Thank you for all those lovely comments for Lady.  If I could change anything, it would be to make that terrible event never to have happened. C.x
 
 

Lady – A Tribute

Posted in Derby,Dogs,Hector's Diary,Lady,Osmaston Park,Scotti Dog Blog,Scottish Terriers by scottishdogs on January 14, 2012
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Goodbye Lady…

Bonny

It is with a heavy, heavy, heart I write this and everyone we see regularly on Osmaston Park on our walks will feel the same.  Shortly before Christmas a regular walker called John ambled along with his dogs Lady and Prince in the evening when it was dark – this was unusual for them as a morning walk was the norm, but his work pattern had changed due to Christmas.  A man and a toddler were walking their brown Staffie near the Community Centre, when for no reason the Staffie went for Lady who is a friendly, petite Poodle.  She didn’t stand a chance.  Furthermore, the while the (stupid, useless excuse for a human being) Staffie’s owner stood rooted to the ground, poor John had to pick up the todder (who was trying to stop the fight) instead of rescuing poor Lady.  John saved the toddler, as the dogs (once in a fight) may well have turned on her, but in doing so, he could not defend poor Lady.

The vet did what he/she could.  But it was no good, the ‘throat throttle’ had done for Lady.  We are very, very sorry John (and Mrs John and Prince too), we know how sad you are and feel very deeply your loss.  It is our loss too, Lady was the friendliest, nicest poodle we had ever met.

These are our memories of her, made sad as alas, we have no photographs of this beautiful little girl. 

  • Lady running across the park to say hello
  • Lady leaning into our hoomin’s leg – friendly
  • Lady ambushing Prince (or visa versa)
  • Her beautiful dainty legs – and her speed
  • Those bright brown eyes – intelligent and keen
  • Seeing Lady nearly every day
  • Liking Poodles, because of Lady…
Lucy
We don’t know who the owner of the Staffie is but we hope he feels really bad.  Really bad.  How does he know his toddler is safe?  How does he know it won’t do it again?  How did his staffie become a killer?  Many will agree that Staffie’s can be really great family pets.
 
Sweet pretty lady, we will miss you always and hope your time at the Rainbow is filled with bliss and joy.

Gracie

Since Lady’s attack a staffie killed a Jack Russel Terrier on a park in Belper. 
 
But let’s not blame the dogs.  It is stupid owners who who are to blame.
 

Hector

News

Posted in Uncategorized by scottishdogs on December 20, 2011

Firstly, has WordPress changed or has WordPress changed….!!!!!  Bear wiv the ladywotfeeds me as she havin’ to adapt and at her age tings like dis takes de time.

Firstly, thank you to all commenttees who has left messages asking where I was.  So I is gonna tell you dat first – I now lives with the middle cub of da hoomin family of the ladywotfeedsme (only she doesnt any more….Becky does) cos I has gone to live wiv her.  Reason is I gets a bit overprotective over my hareem (Bonny, Lucy and now Gracie) and after biting a frisky Yorkshire Terrier on the ear (sorry Pip) and making him bleed !!!!!!!!!, shewotfeeds me began to wonder how far things could go wiv my criminality.  Then, there is my hareem (Lucy, Bonny and Gracie) da hoomin wants to breed but only once a year, so I had to go!  Butt, shewotfeedsme did not want me to go far from home and still be in da family – Becky wanted a dog, and now she got ME.  I goes everywhere with Becky, in the car (!!!!!) – I have a smart new red tartan collar AND a professional does my hair (instead of the amaturish grooves of youknowwho).  I am settled, happy and dont miss the girls (especially Bonny) one bit.  So dat is dat. 

Sooo you may be wondering (or indeed not…lol) who will be writing this post in future.  So I thawt you should decide.  Options are:

1.  Lucy the killer

 

 

Orrr

2. Gracie the baby

These two is a right pair and are very dirty in these pics as they been workin’ on their hole in the garden (hence dirty dogs and dirty sofa – lol). 

They both like sticks, digging and Lucy particularly likes rolling and smelling bad.  Having been carried around the park for the first two weeks of her new life Gracie still thinks she owns the park, along with the estate we live on and barks (loudly) when people pass by.  We are hoping this is just a phase she is going though, but who knows what goes on in her heed.  She bright too, already knows how to jump on the sofa and moves away from naughty things fast, thus allowing Lucy (who is pretty thick now she a growed up) to get blame.  he he he.  I likes Gracie cos she a right handful.  Mind you – I like Lucy too.  Whooo should take over this post?  As they say in gameshows – You decide!

 

Roodles,

Hector and gang. (more…)

Me and Becky

Posted in Uncategorized by scottishdogs on December 19, 2011

Me and Becky

Happy Haircut!

Posted in Brushing,Derby,Dogs,Haircuts,Hector's Diary,Scotti Dog Blog,Scottish Terriers by scottishdogs on October 4, 2011

So, yesterday my hoomin decided my hair needed a trim.  She used the clippers last used to do hoomin-cub-we-love John’s hair (which worried me slightly, what if it has his germs????  His last shower reportedly being on 1st January 2011!!!!!!!!!)  Anyways it has been a long journey for da lady-what-feeds me to acquire Scottie-Cut-Skills (and she STILL has MUCH TO LEARN) but she getting better! 

She does flat back, is improving on how to do the sides and is a complete novice as regards da face as it never really looks right.  Butt! She has decided “I needs to grow my furinge and beard and have a short skirt” (as I gets messy – down there) and she no likes this kind of mess!!!!!  (And neither do I, want a skirt, that is).

It is difficult to get a shot of ‘just me’ as Lucy tends to get in on my act! 

 

The tail work is improving and all in all, we think with three dogs to trim she might will get better as she gonna have lots of practice.

 

Have a lovely day today!

Hector

PS:  John has since decided he NEVER wants mum to use the snippy machine on him again….!

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