Vita Canis Blog

All Spring Creatures

March 28th, 2019

The days are getting warmer and the little creatures that were hibernating over winter are starting to appear – bumblebees, hedgehogs, frogs, and also the not so cute, ticks and fleas.   The first bumblebees you’ll see in March are the Queens which have survived winter. They’ll be very busy buzzing about seeking pollen from… Read More »

Spring has sprung

March 20th, 2019

According to astronomical definition, today is the first day of Spring 2019. How exciting is that! Finally! It’s felt like it’s been raining forever because of the last few weeks and don’t even get me started on the wind.   I’m really hoping the weather will be nicer over the weekend as I’m planning to… Read More »

The beautiful Lakey

March 13th, 2019

There are a few facts about this lovely breed that you might not know… I couldn’t help myself… I had to write about the Lakeland Terrier again. The reason is simple, we did really well with two Lakeys on Saturday at Crufts. Saredon This is England, aka Banjo, won Best of Breed and his daughter… Read More »

Crufts – the most exciting time of the year.

March 6th, 2019

It’s that time of the year again. Is everyone as excited about Crufts as I am?    Crufts is the most iconic dog show in the world. Some of my friends are so excited to go they call it Cruftsmas 😂. You’ll still find others who are dreading it because it gets very busy, especially… Read More »

What is happening?

February 27th, 2019

My friend tagged me with a ☹️ on Facebook which took me to this article found on thekennelclub.org.uk. According to this article, “The Scottish Terrier, more famously known as The Scottie dog and as the face of famous brands such as Radley, has entered the Kennel Club’s list of dog breeds ‘At Watch’ because they number… Read More »

Let’s go walking!

February 21st, 2019

Do you like walkies? Then, let’s celebrate! Walking dogs is a big part of my daily routine and takes up a big chunk of my time, but considering that we, my dogs as well as my boarding dogs and I love it, it’s so worth it! I recently found out that Walking the Dog Day… Read More »

Sharing the love…

February 14th, 2019

Happy Valentine’s, Pawlentine’s or Palentine’s Day, whichever version of this day you’re celebrating!  Perhaps you prefer not to celebrate any of them and that’s ok too.   I hadn’t heard of Valentine’s Day ‘til the late ’80s and even then it didn’t feel like a special day.  Perhaps I wasn’t (and still am not) a very romantic… Read More »

There’s no place like home…

February 7th, 2019

Going on holiday is wonderful but coming back home is too. I just love getting back to my dogs and seeing them all excited. They jump all over each other and bring me their toys… apart from Rosie. She just casually wags her tail, as if to say “Ok, I see you, you’re back, no… Read More »

Do you enjoy a bit of winter sun?

January 31st, 2019

We do and a lot of it! The end of January through February is an ideal time for John and I to take an extended holiday and do a bit of traveling as there are no dog shows at this time of the year. We visited South Goa 2 years ago and decided to come… Read More »

What herbs and spices can you share with your dog? Part 3

January 23rd, 2019

Here is part 3 which is going to be a bit spicier and more exotic! But who can blame me? I am currently on holiday in the South of Goa, India and surrounded by colorful herbs and spices all competing for my attention. The only problem is deciding how much I am going to take… Read More »