Avy's Adventures

Avy vs the Whippet

While out exploring Tynehead Regional Park Avy and I came across a friendly Whippet and his owner.   If you have any experience with Whippets you know that they are FAST.  This was Avy’s first time meeting […]

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Avy Takes a Bath!

Have you ever tried to give your dog a bath?   Despite her love for the water (and mud puddles!) bathing is definitely NOT one of Avy’s favourite activities.   That said, the combination of mud puddle […]

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Santa Dogs!

A couple of weeks ago Avy and her friends went for their annual visit to Santa. It’s a tradition where several of us get together and take our dogs to Woof! Dog Shoppe in Kits where […]

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Including a Dog in your life

Recently I’ve read far too many stories about rescue dogs who have been surrendered after spending years on the end of a rope in the backyard or kept in a garage or kennel. The multitude […]

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Winter Exercise

Vancouver isn’t exactly known for it’s super cold winters (in fact my friends from Eastern Canada tend to challenge if Vancouver gets “winter” at all) but with temperatures dipping below zero this past week I […]

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House Moves with a Dog

A couple of months ago my friends Jen and Steve and their two dogs Luca and Suri moved from Vancouver to Squamish.  The new location is perfect for the dogs – quiet street close to […]

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Sunny Sunday’s

Weekends are my favourite time to spend with Avy – we usually try to make the most of the time by going for a run in Pacific Spirit Park or for a hike on the […]

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Dog Community

If you are a dog owner you’re probably very familiar with the sense of community that exists between dog owners.  When you’re out on the street – whether you’re with your dog or not – […]