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Diary of Tenille 2

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So another 2 weeks over, my first Christmas come and gone and I hear it is now a new year! Life is good, so much fun, so much to experience… I had my first bath at home the other day. Nothing to it. I was not scared at all. After a while I had enough […]

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Diary of Tenille 1

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Hi everyone! My name is Tenille. I am eight weeks old and I have been living with the Bakers, my puppywalker family, for one week.  One day I will be a GuideDog or maybe even a Service Dog. I will be living with my first “temporary” family for one year before going for formal training. […]

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News flash Final Diary of Tuppence

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News flash Diary of Tuppence TUPPENCE HAS QUALIFIED AS A GUIDE DOG!!!!! HIS NEW OWNER IS A LECTURER AT WITS – SO TUPPENCE HAS NOW GRADUATED TO UNIVERSITY!!!! WELL DONE TUPPENCE I AM PROUD OF YOU.

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Week 12

Diary 12 – 1st month of training Tuppence went in for his formal training on 2nd October.  He was handed over to the trainer in the service dog training section.  He was there for only a short time as it was decided that he was rather strong and perhaps a person in a wheelchair may […]

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Week 11

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Diary 11 – Sept 4th to 30th September At the end of the last diary I mentioned that Tuppence is back to his normal naughty self.  How right I was.  Since being home from his holidays (2 weeks), he has “killed” the oscillating sprinkler, several hosepipe connectors, including one for the water timer, several pieces […]

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Week 10

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Diary 10 – June 25th to 30th August Tuppence really has been in my bad books just over the past week.  He has managed to dig various holes in the grass, pull off flowers and leaves from my giant strelitzia, tear his bed and pulled out the stuffing on two occasions… and chew two connections […]

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Week 9

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Diary 9 – May 24th to June 24th Whilst I have been hobbling around with my toe bandaged, Tuppence has been most concerned particularly when I shower in the morning with my plastic bag wrapped over the toe prevent the dressing getting wet.  He stays with me where possible, be it in the bathroom or […]

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Week 8

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Diary 8 – April 12th to May 23rd As mentioned in the last diary, Tuppence has been advised to lose a bit of weight, so today was the first day of “no lunch”.  He came home from the market (where I might add he got a few treats) and sat waiting for the food to […]

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Week 7

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Diary 7 – March 9th to April 11th Today is Sunday 11th, and I decided that it was time that Tuppence is introduced to going to church.  Luckily, I go to a Church where I am accepted as being the “dog lady”.  I have taken all the pups that I have walked, hence the name.  […]

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Week 6

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Diary 6 – 16th February to March 8th Tuppence is now 17 weeks old.  He has had his next set of jabs (this was done while I was away and he was having his holiday), so he is well and truly vaccinated for the next year.  He, like his brother has a small lump on […]

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