Wild sheltie or… tame fox?

Puppies have so much energy. Really, a lot. She sleeps for most of the day of course, 1-2 hours at the time (except for nighttime, thank dog-god, she sleeps as long as I do), but when she wakes up, the next hour is all about doing, well, everything. Underneath her silky fur and doe-eyed gaze... Continue Reading →

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Bedtime rascal

As I mentioned in one of my previous posts, I was sleeping on a mattress on the floor of my bedroom with her for the first couple of nights. My room isn’t huge. I couldn’t get into my closets and I had to remove everything in the two bottom shelves of my bookshelf. She had... Continue Reading →

A fluffy first week

As the good mother I intended to become, I had been reading everything I could find about owning and training a puppy. I grew up with dogs, both a Golden Retriever named Honni and another Sheltie (tricolour) named Sniff, but I had never been the one in charge of their upbringing. I quickly realised that... Continue Reading →

A very barky New Year

Kicking off the New Years by driving to Mieelas Poter in Hønefoss, Norway, to pick up my little Daydreamer was the perfect start of a new year. It was cold and more snow the closer we got to where the breeder lives. Despite the fact that the puppies had just been playing, thus being exhausted,... Continue Reading →

Prior to the beginning

Long months of intensive search was finally coming to an end. I was looking for a Shetland Sheepdog, a little girl who could become my family and best friend. Then, on November 6th, 2018, a beautiful Sheltie named Sheela gave birth to a litter of four gorgeous girls in Hønefoss, Norway. I didn't know it... Continue Reading →

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