Please will you play?

Milestones: Anuska’s First Play

Adding a new dog to your family is lovely, but it is not uncommon for it to unsettle matters somewhat at the same time. Anuska’s first few weeks with us was a worrying time for me. As is often the…

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Bodeguero

Bodeguero Basics

What is a Bodeguero? The Bodeguero, or the Ratonero Bodeguero Andaluz as this dog is officially called, is a Spanish type of terrier, native to the province of Cadiz, in Andalusia. Where does the name Bodeguero come from? Bodegueros were…

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Anuska with cast

Anuska’s Journey in Pictures

Given her age and behaviour, we guess Anuska was not properly socialised as a puppy. Puppies are supposed to stay with their mother and siblings until they are at least 8 weeks old, preferably 12. During the first weeks of…

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mite

Oh Dear! Demodectic Mange!

A few days ago, I noticed some weird polka-dot type patches on Anuska’s front paw. She also seemed to be a bit itchy. As the vet needed to cut her nails anyway, I decided to ask him to take a look….

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adopt a dog, they're ready.

10 Reasons to Adopt a Dog

I used to be a cat person, but at one point I found myself ready to adopt a dog. Adding any pet to your family should be a well thought out process, but once you have decided to do so,…

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5 Facts about Podencos

My site is called My White Podenco, and I keep mentioning that word! To people in Spain it won’t be much of a mystery, but it’s easy for me to forget that to the rest of the world, Podencos are…

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