Anyone moving house with a dog would always want to ensure the minimum upset for them. For us, however, fluctuating Covid19 lockdown rules, meant it was a ‘ moveable’ feast. And so this is Freya and Frankie’s story, along with the addition of my usual ‘Tips from a Novice’. Selling your house with a dog
Ravenstone Manor Hotel is a wonderfully relaxed, family owned hotel in the heart of England’s Lake District. It’s in a great location overlooking Bassenthwaite Lake and Skiddaw. This was Freya’s second stay; she enjoyed the first so much, she recommended it to me to test whether they could cope with two lively cockapoos. It didn’t disappoint
By Frankie the Cockapoo About Caedmon House Caedmon House was named after Cædmon, the earliest known English poet, who was born in Whitby. It really is a stunning holiday home located within the tranquil grounds of the Abbey. From the house you can enjoy breathtaking, panoramic views of Whitby Bay, the town and its coastline.
So who knew female dogs enjoyed humping in the same way as male dogs? I first discovered this with Freya when she was a puppy when she occasionally became a little over attracted to my arms and legs. I took advice and was told it was perfectly normal and just to distract her with play
Putting weight on a skinny dog was not something I’d ever had to think about with Freya. With hindsight, I now realise how chilled she was as a young pup. Even though she behaved ecstatically when greeting people and crazily doodle dashed with other dogs, while at home she was sedate and calm. Frankie, however,
I’ve thought long and hard before publishing this review as we like to be positive in all things wherever possible. However, after talking to a couple friends, they felt strongly that we should write our review of The River House in Clappersgate, Ambleside, to warn any other dog owners who selected the property simply because
We were very lucky to adopt our puppy at the beginning of lockdown, or so we thought. Yes, little Francesca Louise – AKA Frankie-Lou – joined our family full-time on the23 March 2020, just as lockdown descended on the whole country. And here we are again, this time in October entering Tier Two Lockdown. So
By Frankie the Cockapoo About the farmhouse Gwlgri farmhouse near Church Bay is owned and managed by Pete Thomas, who inherited the property from his parents and converted it into holiday accommodation. Apparently, every year Mum and Freya enjoys a holiday with ‘the girls’ and this was a return visit they enjoyed it so much!
By Frankie the Cockapoo About the hotel Built in 1719 for James Brydges, the first Duke of Chandos, The Castle Hotel derives its name from the fact it was constructed from the ruins on part of the site of the original Norman hilltop castle. Located in the heart of the market town of Bishops Castle,
By Frankie the Cockapoo This was the first time I’d visited Spot in the Woods, a boutique Bed & Breakfast hotel located on the edge of The New Forest. My sister Freya stayed with all the family a couple of Christmases ago; we thought it would be lovely to spend a few days here again