Gift List For Your Dog – Christmas 2017

We’re kicking off our Christmas gift list series with a doggy special as luckily Monty wrote his letter to Santa early this year. Oversized Elephant – this will be a perfect sleeping companion for a growing pup. Yes it won’t last forever but luckily we find his ‘sleeping’ toys don’t get eaten too quickly as…

The Truth About Owning A Puppy – Month 1, Monty

Outside of random forum threads we couldn’t find an honest account about the truth of owning a puppy. Despite being brothers Lars & Monty are such different dogs and we’ve had really different experiences. This post is for all the thinking about it dog parents, the ones in the thick of it and just the…

Introducing Lars & Monty – Cockapoo Puppies

Since the beginning of the year we’ve both been swooning over puppies – literally ALL the puppies. As keen dog sitters (literally we’ll look after your mum’s friend’s neighbour’s dog) it really hit home this year that one of our own was the next step in adulthood. With homes of our own & jobs where…

Sausage Dog Holiday

It’s no secret that here at Sage Joan we LOVE dogs. Big dogs, small dogs, fluffy dogs, slinky dogs – we love them all. So when Mr P said we were looking after a sausage dog for two weeks for someone he works with, I couldn’t have been happier. Belle the slinky sausage dog is…

Preparing for a Puppy: Shopping List

In the run up to Lars & Monty coming home we’ve been scouring the internet & reading all of the books to work out the best things to get and do ready for their arrival. Finding everything we need hasn’t actually been the easiest so we thought a compilation of our puppy starter packs would…