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Whisky’s still here, now she’s got a friend
I can’t believe its nearly four years since I started this blog about Whisky. Well yesterday she gained a friend, another little dog from the dog sanctuary came to live with us so I decided to resurrect the blog and … Continue reading
Well that’s that then!
The process of getting Whisky back to what passes for normal in the dog world has continued so much so that I let her off the lead for good on Tuesday! To say I was apprehensive is a typical British … Continue reading
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Whisky has finally trusted me enough to lie down right in front of me and let me take a picture of her so I thought I’d post it here. Her fur is looking tatty because she is moulting a lot … Continue reading
Oh the heat!
Yes we’ve had a good few very hot days up here in the village, here’s a photo of my outside/inside thermometer, 45C outside in the shade of the veranda roof, 34C inside the house. During the day the dogs have … Continue reading
I finally got my act together and went down to the local wood supplier and bought two big sheets of plywood, quite expensive they were too. Their delivery driver, an old friendof mine, Mustafa, delivered it for me fifteen minutes … Continue reading
Successes and failures
I suppose it’s better to get the bad news out of the way first. Well it’s not really bad news, just a bad experience, but only one. The Sunday before last I gave all the dogs their breakfast at about … Continue reading
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Dog sanctuary life is noisy and as I approached the gate with Whisky the barking grew louder and louder. I brought her back to have her ear tag removed and I had a few concerns about bringing her back. Would … Continue reading
Whisky gets scared very easily and by all sorts of things that my other dogs don’t even notice. For example if a chair on the small patio is placed differently she will freeze and study it for a while before cautiously advancing to it to inspect it thoroughly with her nose, if some Continue reading
Whisky slowly got into the routine of the days, breakfast at about 7.15am, a walk and poop shortly afterwards then a learning period (for both of us) for somewhere between 30 minutes and an hour depending on how long she … Continue reading
The word “Pis” in Turkish means “dirty”, “Pis su” means dirty water, so the idea of her being named Piskie was not attractive to me, I changed it to Whisky. It was close enough to her previous name for her … Continue reading