Category archive: Val’s Diary

Goodbye Sweet Charlie Boy

Charlie was no more than 18 months old when he found us. He had been abandoned with a broken back leg. At that time we lived opposite the beach, and used to walk all our dogs there early morning, Charlie would appear from nowhere, and play and run with the others, after a short time,…

Goodbye Sir Rusty

  On Thursday we made the very difficult decision to end Rusty’s suffering. He was a very elderly gentleman,for such a large dog. He was 15 years old, which for such a huge dog is an immense age. He had been  in our lives for 14 1/2 years. One Sunday morning in 2005 I went…

Janey

Three evenings ago, Janey became paraylised. Her back legs just gave way and would no longer work. She could only drag herself around. Until that time ,apart from a sore eye,she was perfectly fine. Due to the current lockdown,the vets were not working their normal hours, so Mino phoned ours and told him her condition….

Puglia Pooches wishes you all a Happy New Year

So, as we say goodbye to 2019 and get ready to welcome 2020, Mino and I would like to wish you a very happy, healthy and prosperous new year. This year has been a particularly trying one, with all the losses we have endured. Four dogs and one cat, it is a lot to lose…

Seasons Greetings

Mino and I would like to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We thank you for all your continued support,without it,we couldn’t do what we do. We wish you all health,comfort and prosperity this festive season,and throughout the coming year..At Christmas may your homes be filled with your…

Night Night Nipper

Its with great sadness I have to tell you Nipper passed away yesterday 04/08/19 He had been gravely ill for a while and whilst the vet thought he would make a recovery, I didn’t . Little Nipper, was one of those dogs who caused us no trouble what so ever. He rocked up at our…

Love You Lala

Anyone who loves animals,knows how painful it is to say that final farewell to a beloved pet. It’s so so difficult. We view them as family members and treat them as such. My gorgeous Lala was no exception. We rescued Lala and her six pups from an empty villa by the beach,where she had found…

Goodbye Flossie

What a shock this morning to wake up and find our dear little old girl Flossie had passed in her sleep. Yesterday she was fine apart from being elderly ! Thirteen years ago, I was out riding my bike ,and I witnessed Flossie being attacked by several large dogs, of course I intervened, and in…

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