Fin’s allergy test results

Fin’s Sensitest allergy tests were ready and we wanted to discuss these with our vet, Andrew at Donaldson & Partners (see the link to the right of this page) what to do next.  see http://www.heronbank.co.uk/2011/04/allergies/ We knew that Fin...

Fin – anal glands and sensitest

Fin went to see Andrew at Donaldson & Partners Vets for a check-up after his Anal Gland operation.    There was a small problem (isn’t there always with Fin!) as, due to the post operative infection which he had, (see...

Fin goes camping

It was a Bank Holiday.  We were taking our dogs on a favourite walk for many dog-lovers, up through the woods, down the field and back by the river.  (This was before we got the results of fin’s allergy tests back).  This was a walk we had taken many times...

The day Fin swallowed a dead blackbird!

With all Fin’s allergies, Blackbird was definitely not on the Menu!!! However he was totally obsessed by food of any kind and there was a day when he found a dead (and it has to be said, rather desiccated) Blackbird under some bushes in our garden –...

Pet Insurance – a blessing or a curse?

It cannot be denied that good pet insurance does not come cheap but in my experience over the last forty years it is well worth it.  However there are pitfalls to avoid. It is important that your pet is insured from the word go.  Every puppy that leaves a breeder and...