09: Double Trouble
In this week's issue: double the trouble with two dogs this week, skateboarding Corgis, and scoops more.
This week I had double the trouble as I was dogsitting my parent's Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, while they were off enjoying something called a holiday.
I must admit, taking care of two dogs is a lot of work. Imagine what you do for your dog, and now double it.
Some of the usual dog dad duties like feeding and potty time were a breeze, both Luna and my parent's dog are toilet trained so that was easy enough.
It was exercise and playtime that got me in a rut. Luna is very young in comparison to Tilly whose now over 12 years old, so there were some speed challenges when walking both together.
Luna likes to walk at a pace that Tilly just can't handle with her little legs anymore, but as soon as we made it to the park Luna was able to run around like a loon.
Right now, I'm not ready to be a dog dad to more than one pup, but who knows what the future has in store for me.
If you're just starting out as a dog dad, my best piece of advice, stick to one doggo for now.
That's all for this week, folks.
See you next week!
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The boom in UK Dog Fertility Clinics
Spurred by the Covid-19 pandemic, there's now a boom of Dog Fertility Clinics in the UK... and I'm not sure how I feel about it. On one hand, this could be a brilliant scientific way of bringing breeds back to much healthier levels, on the other, left unregulated it can be exploited by people looking to make quick £!
Worlds Largest Bacteria is Visible to the Human Eye
"If you were the size of a typical bacterium, encountering T. magnifica would be like coming across someone as tall as Mt. Everest."
What a crazy image. Scientists have recently discovered a new bacterium, which can be seen without a microscope. It can grow up to 1cm in length, which is larger than a typical fruit fly. I feel a bit sick, I wouldn't want to come across one of those.
Poodles can Play and Sing Piano
This will certainly perk up your Sunday. A Poodle's owner was able to secretly film their dog playing the piano and singing at the same time. I'm not sure if the Poodle can hold a note, but it was enjoyable nonetheless.
“You can usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him.” – W. Bruce Cameron (author, A Dog’s Journey)
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