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Topic: Dinah still missed
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 3
Views: 1601

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:28 pm   Subject: Dinah still missed
Dear all,

I imagine that anyone who knows me or knew dinah now knows the very sad news that she died back in april from liver disease, far too young at just seven. This is the first time since the ...
Topic: Happy New Year
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 4
Views: 2067

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:16 pm   Subject: Happy New Year
Wishing you all a really good year. Amanda and Dinah
Topic: Lovely article, Ruth
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 0
Views: 1785

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2018 1:12 pm   Subject: Lovely article, Ruth
Hhi, I did enjoy your article in the Double Dew Claw mag. Many thanks. I always find your posts very encouraging and helpful. Happy Chrismas! Amanda and Dinah
Topic: Hens 3
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 2
Views: 2984

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:36 pm   Subject: Hens 3
Nearly finished! I can't edit anything because I am so aware that any second I will lose all that I am laboriously typing.. . so - just to explain in case anyone has bothered to read - what I am des ...
Topic: Herding contd
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 0
Views: 2155

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:09 pm   Subject: Herding contd
aaargh. Sorry folks, last thread continuing as that sound thing came on while I was typing, so I just sent what I could. Well what I am so especially pleased about over Dinah's herding skills is tha ...
Topic: She really is herding!
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 0
Views: 2110

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:53 pm   Subject: She really is herding!
Dinah is, she really is, herding our hens! She really is doing a great job at the moment. I have now got brave enough to let them roam free range over our garden (which means brilliant weeding of ou ...
Topic: Star Briard
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 1
Views: 2221

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:06 am   Subject: Star Briard
We received through the post the other day one of those catalogues that we get far too many of at this time of year - and, unusually, didn't put this one for Turtle Mats, straight in the bin unopened ...
Topic: logging in
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 17
Views: 7058

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 9:07 pm   Subject: logging in
Thanks Paul for going to so much trouble to try to make this work. Amanda
Topic: Interactive Briard Contd
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 0
Views: 2078

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:44 pm   Subject: Interactive Briard Contd
I sent that last post before I'd finished because it WAS ALL GOING WRONG AGAIN, this time the talking voice had come into play, and so I thought I'd better press 'submit' before the whole thing wiped ...
Topic: Interactive Briard
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 0
Views: 1914

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:40 pm   Subject: Interactive Briard
Dear all who struggle like me with posting on this site, do please persist. I seem to have managed it by re-registering but I can't for the life of me remember exactly how I did that since it took sev ...
Topic: Chronic Bronchitis
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 6
Views: 3688

PostForum: Health   Posted: Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:52 pm   Subject: Chronic Bronchitis
I have no helpful experience I am afraid but I am sorry to hear of Dillon's shortness of breath, and do hope the tablets work really well. amanda
Topic: Dinah and her hens
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 2
Views: 2149

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:34 am   Subject: Dinah and her hens
Now there is a challenge!!!
Topic: Dinah and her hens
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 2
Views: 2149

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:15 pm   Subject: Dinah and her hens
We really are, I think, getting there, daring to trust Dinah with the hens. She is quite adamant that she is trustworthy with them, normally very obedient over sits and stays and things but not so at ...
Topic: Raw diet
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 28
Views: 18760

PostForum: Health   Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:40 am   Subject: Raw diet
thanks all for revisiting this. We had been buying Nature's Menu and Nature's Instinct from nearby shops and supplementing with cooked veg, especially now as my chard is bolting, and fresh meaty bone ...
Topic: logging in
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 17
Views: 7058

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:15 am   Subject: New password
I think I've managed it by asking for a new password and then changing it. The new one now seems to be working. Amanda
Topic: Cat alert
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 4
Views: 2380

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:22 pm   Subject: Cat alert
Aaaargh! I can't you see manage to post an image any more. Prob a relief to all given my photographic skills and anyway people will hopefully be posting really interesting photos from the Fun Weeken ...
Topic: Cat alert
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 4
Views: 2380

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:19 pm   Subject: Cat alert
<a href='https://postimages.org/' target='_blank'><img src='https://s26.postimg.cc/vwgyjtyp5/Dinah_counting.jpg' border='0' alt='Dinah_counting'/></a>
Topic: Cat alert
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 4
Views: 2380

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 5:56 pm   Subject: Cat alert
Well done Zeta! I would be sorry for cats but we used to have one (see, I do like them) who had a running one upmanship battle with our Pug, which was eventually totally won by the cat because a dog ...
Topic: Cat alert
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 4
Views: 2380

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:37 am   Subject: Cat alert
Oh dear, four cats have moved in to the house next door and are currently trying to establish their territories, which they would like to include our garden. I like cats and would greatly welcome the ...
Topic: Puppy walking/cars!
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 5
Views: 2554

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:49 pm   Subject: Puppy walking/cars!
What lovely straightforward advice. I fear that my suggestions tend to come through the veil of all the muddles that I got into with Dinah, which is why I advise going to a trainer! Certainly Dinah ...
Topic: Puppy walking/cars!
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 5
Views: 2554

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:12 am   Subject: Puppy walking/cars!
I am also a great fan of The Dog Communication Company at Priory Park just beyond Redhill. I wish I had done a class that they run called 'Confident Canines' for older, larger breed puppies to learn ...
Topic: Puppy walking/cars!
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 5
Views: 2554

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:19 am   Subject: Puppy walking/cars!
Hi, I think you definitely need to stop her practising this. Boring, boring, but I would stop walking her along that bit of road for a bit until you have cracked the habit. Do you have a good trai ...
Topic: Briard advice
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 11
Views: 4683

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:22 pm   Subject: Briard advice
Just re-read your original post, and so I would add that I don't think you would have a problem with leaving your dog, indeed ours have all been quite happy to be left for a reasonable length of time ...
Topic: Briard advice
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 11
Views: 4683

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:12 pm   Subject: Briard advice
Hi, I think it is very sensible of you to ask for advice on a forum such as this, on which I have received lots of really helpful uncritical advice. I can only speak from our experience of three Bri ...
Topic: Anyone remember Olive the Spanish Briard?
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 6
Views: 3219

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:45 pm   Subject: Anyone remember Olive the Spanish Briard?
Yes I am afraid that it is very hard for us who love them very much and I dare to think that we can make it not so hard for them. Will be thinking of you. Amanda
Topic: Anyone remember Olive the Spanish Briard?
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 6
Views: 3219

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 4:38 pm   Subject: Anyone remember Olive the Spanish Briard?
Oh I am so sorry. I do understand about the trusting you bit. that is so precious. I can't I'm afraid help as to whether a dog can manage on three legs, though my experience of our Brion - three to ...
Topic: Hello from glorious deepest Surrey
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 0
Views: 1808

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 8:16 am   Subject: Hello from glorious deepest Surrey
Hi all, I and Dinah have just had a most beautiful walk, now totally forgetting all the months of hock deep mud as the woods are now just a flickering sea of bluebells and green, green leaves above. ...
Topic: Carlisle Walk
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 18
Views: 6424

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 7:58 am   Subject: Carlisle Walk
Great pictures. Thanks. amanda
Topic: Sorry about the photo
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 2
Views: 2615

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:03 pm   Subject: Sorry about the photo
Many thanks for that. That would stop Dinah's body being cut off! Not much can be done about the standard of the photograph in the first place though! A
Topic: Sorry about the photo
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 2
Views: 2615

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:12 pm   Subject: Sorry about the photo
Hello all, I tried to put a more cheerful picture of Dinah onto this website, and left most of her off! At least the muddy puddle has gone now. What is needed is for others to get rid of my dud pix ...
Topic: Carlisle Walk
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 18
Views: 6424

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:44 am   Subject: Carlisle Walk
Wish we could! Amanda
Topic: Who's got a big mouth then
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 6
Views: 4300

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:12 pm   Subject: Who's got a big mouth then
I have done my best to post photos of Dinah in her bath in the country! I of course missed the one of her lying down. I wonder what Dillon would make of his country cousin!! Amanda
Topic: Who's got a big mouth then
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 6
Views: 4300

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:43 am   Subject: Who's got a big mouth then
Wish I had a camera this morning but will try to remember to take one because I think Her Ladyship will repeat this morning's triumph - which was to lie down and luxuriate in her own personal health s ...
Topic: Happy Easter
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 3
Views: 2929

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:50 pm   Subject: Happy Easter
Yes thanks. We went to Hampshire, Jane Austen's village, where some of our family live, and took Dinah, sitting beside me on the back seat, carefully harnessed. She remains unkeen on car journeys, e ...
Topic: Who's got a big mouth then
Amanda Elsdon-Dew

Replies: 6
Views: 4300

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:26 am   Subject: Who's got a big mouth then
What a beautiful picture and what a stunningly well brushed coat! I know that 'I've got em' look - Dinah likes to pick up as many stuffed toys as poss in her mouth, though none as big as Dillon's. H ...
 

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