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Part 39 – Obedience class and some fun

After I finished my puppy classes I enrolled in an obedience class. It is at the same school as I did my puppy classes and is called Elementary Obedience. As the name says it is very basic obedience. The course ...

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The cat’s whiskers

A cat’s whiskers add to her looks, but they also do much more! Read all about it in your August 2016 issue of Animaltalk. Here’s a sneak peek: Do whiskers keep kitty upright? It is actually a myth that whiskers ...

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Part 38 – Out and about

As part of our socialisation, we have to go out and experience as many things as possible. We went to an expo and there were loads of people and things to see. There was a helicopter and people could pay ...

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Part 37 – I’ve got bigger!

I’ve been in my new home for three months now. I thought I’d show you how much I’ve grown. This was my very first dog bed when I came home, so I still like it very much. Mom says I’ve ...

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Should you get a dog?

Making the decision to become a pet owner should never be taken lightly. You would never buy a house or decide to start a family without considering your current lifestyle and finances and how such a decision would impact your ...

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Part 36 – GDA puppies at Walkhaven dog park

The humans organised a whole bunch of Guide Dog puppies to have a playdate at Walkhaven dog park. We had such a blast! Mom says we played like only Guide Dog Labradors can play. Here are some photos. We were ...

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Part 34 – Visiting a friend’s horse and a restaurant

Misha, a friend of Mom’s, owns a horse called Melissa, and she invited us for a visit. Meeting big and different animals is good for my socialisation. We went for a walk through the property. Here I am right at ...

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Part 33 – Photos from the park

This is just a few photos of us having fun at the park. As you can see the most fun is splashing and running! There is also a video of me splashing and playing in the water! Next time I visit a ...

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Animaltalk Top Dog Awards – meet the agility winners! (Part 9)

A new addition to the prestigious Animaltalk Top Dog Awards this year was an agility category, sponsored by Bravecto South Africa. These super-quick canine achievers were recognised in three categories: small, medium and large. Winner: Large Kwik, a six-year-old Border ...

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Part 31 – Playing at Juliet’s house

Juliet, Ivy and I had an absolute ball at Juliet’s house. She has a big garden and a swimming pool! I was a bit wary and only stayed on the top step. But I cooled down enough and we had ...

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