Category Archives: BLOG/LIFE WITH FUR KIDS

Small Dog Syndrome

My toy poodle Frankie is the world’s most affectionate dog. Nobody loves me more than Frankie. She is my Velcro dog and my stalker. She is totally obsessed with me and I know that if I need some validation she’s ready and waiting, if not already in my lap. But unfortunately, this is just one side of the… Read More »

What is Clicker Training?

So, What is Clicker Training? Put very simply, Clicker training is a method of positive reinforcement training using a handheld device called a clicker. You make a sound using the clicker at the precise moment your dog does something you want her to do and follow up with a treat. Using a clicker is much more accurate than… Read More »

Rescuing an abandoned dog; Frankie’s story

Bang Wad Dam, Phuket Thailand May 25, 2015 The little fluffy dog sat by the side of the road alone, only just recognizable as a dog, but strangely familiar at the same time. I thought maybe I’d seen him or her running around with the local pack of dogs, a week or maybe even two earlier and I’d… Read More »

Taking pets to Australia

The aim of this post is to give an overview of what is involved in taking pets to Australia from Thailand. I hope to generate some discussion and also share some success stories. It is also well worth a read if you are an Aussie expat considering adopting a dog overseas. Taking pets to Australia is a lengthy,… Read More »

What to know before getting a dog (or cat)

I love my dogs and cat more than anything in the world and there’s not much I wouldn’t do for them.   And I know plenty of other people who feel the same way about their so called “pets”. We are willing to do whatever it takes within our power and sometimes whatever it takes can be a lot. So,… Read More »

An open letter to My First Dog

In Loving Memory of Sarge A Girl’s Best Friend and Fun Loving Family Dog 1988-2004   Dear Sarge, You gave me so much I can’t even put into words. It was amazing to grow up with you as my first dog. I will never forget meeting you for the first time when I was just 11 years old… Read More »

How to find a lost cat

Although this is about how to find a lost cat it is our fervent hope that you might take some of this advice and use it to not lose your cat in the first place. Losing a pet is every fur parent’s nightmare but there are some important steps that you can take that will help prevent this kind… Read More »