Naughty Paddy!

My daughter Jane has inherited my love of the Irish Setter breed.  Early this year her beloved old Clifford sadly passed away.  Some months later she and her family decided they would get a new puppy.  ENTER PADDY.    He’s gorgeous but like most young puppies he is full on!   I thought you might …

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Hiking up Mt. Arthur

My daughter Jane has a passion for hiking up mountains and in Tasmania we have some beautiful, iconic mountains so she can indulge her passion.  She usually goes with a girlfriend and quite often they leave at 4.00 a.m. so they can catch a beautiful sunrise! Recently she took her son, Tom (aged 12), with …

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Lauren and Dougal

Lauren is my granddaugter and her dog Dougal is a cross between a Poodle and a Golden Retrevier.  In Australia Dougal would be known as a groodle. He is a young dog and very loveable, but so rough and full on!