Our visitor criteria

Our visitor criteria
Because all dogs stay in our home and we sometimes have other guests staying, it’s important that all visitors conform to basic standards so that everyone has a pleasant stay. All guests … should be at least 18 months old; weigh no more than 25kg; should respond to its name, and come when called should ...

Plans For A Beautiful Garden?

Plans For A Beautiful Garden?
Cedar House has the most beautiful south-facing garden, and I’ve been terrified of getting involved. From living in a flat with no outside space I am now living with nearly an acre of garden sloping down to a golf course – and I have no experience to fall back on. Year one: I experimented with a vegetable ...

Another Old Friend Comes To Stay!

Another Old Friend Comes To Stay!
Another one of Moss’s old friends came to stay last night – and he’s grown!  Gus first came to stay in July 2016. Gus’s family had organised a party on Saturday night, and very sensibly they wanted to make sure their dog had a good time too – and didn’t spend all night bothering their ...

Meeting Cassie: An Old Friend

Meeting Cassie: An Old Friend
Moss has made quite a few new friends since we’ve been looking after other people’s dogs. Today we met up with one of our favourites – Cassie, who lives over the fields the other side of the village. Cassie is a Spanish rescue dog of no particular breed, and she’s quite a lady! It was ...

Freshers’ Week – At Cedar House Archie, Poppy and Charlie Came to Stay

This weekend our doggy guests did not have families going on holiday, they had families taking children to university for the first time! Our first guest of the weekend was Archie, an enormous and bouncy golden retriever. He has met Moss before, so there’s lots of playing to be had – so it was straight ...

Quite A Summer!

Quite A Summer!
As summer begins to fade into autumn, our last guest of the holiday will be packing his bag and going back to Bury with his humans tomorrow. Biggles the miniature dachshund has been an interesting guest – he began his holiday like a sulky teenager, but a few days later he was rolling around play-fighting ...