Otis 29.05.08 – 28.05.17

We said farewell to Otis yesterday. We are in complete shock and utterly heartbroken. Otis was my 30th birthday present from Leon and we were sure he would outlive us all. He was our 'comedy dog' and the eternal puppy. He never grew up, even though he was almost nine. He made us laugh every …

Everything changed in 24 hours

On Saturday lunchtime I was out for lunch with a friend when my phone rang. It was Leon calling to tell me that Otis had collapsed and he was on his way to the vet with him and could I meet him there. I quickly left, put Zephyr in the van and drove to meet …

A £1000 Mystery!

On the evening of Sunday 23rd January this year, Zephyr came in from the garden looking like this... ...I thought perhaps he had been in a scuffle with a badger, although we hadn't heard anything. I bathed it in hibiscrub in case there was anything nasty lurking in it and went to bed. The following …