- January 25, 2021
An occasional and irreverent look at life from the viewpoint of Woody, a Trailhound Ambassadog. Go to page 3 to read the first of Woody’s posts.
Merry Christmas ho ho ho!
- December 25, 2020
🎁 ‘Twas Christmas Eve morn with a dawn sky aglow
There was frost on the ground and a sprinkling of snow
We all slumbered on, keeping warm in the bed
Dreaming of Christmas: Sue, Woody and Meg
🎁 A sharp knock on the door gave us all a surprise
On the doorstep stood Santa with a tray of mince pies
Unknown to me, way back in May
Woody applied to be Santa’s Helper, pulling his sleigh
🎁 He’s only been accepted, my very Best Boy!
Delivering gifts the world over, bringing happiness and joy
So off you go, Woody, with a jingling of bells
Safe journey. See you tomorrow when you return to the fells.
🎅🏼🎁MERRY￼ CHRISTMAS, EVERYONE 🎁🎅🏼
Wizarding Woody goes to Dogwarts
- August 5, 2020
Well, I have some exciting news for you since I last posted. I am now a wizard-in-training at Dogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Muggle Meg is very envious but sadly she just doesn’t have that magic touch. I make it up to her by bringing Dobby home during school holidays – Meg loves going for walks with Dobby! I have been learning lots of new spells. Turn your sound on and click the link to see me in action! SPELL VIDEO
Click the photos to magically see them enlarged.
Foster parents extraordinaire!
- October 12, 2018
Woody the Wuss
- August 12, 2018
I am not gonna lie – I am a wuss when it comes to snappy, yappy little dogs. So when I heard Rusty was coming to stay for a few weeks, I wasn’t too impressed. Rusty lives with Sue’s mum and pretty much rules the roost there. Lots of trailhounds have an overnight stay at Rusty’s house and every single one has backed down to him. However, I have to admit, it was quite fun having him stay here and he wasn’t too grumpy, even when I bowled him over accidentally in the long grass.
Woody’s Winter Wonderland
- April 10, 2018
The 2017/2018 winter was great as Meg and I had loads of fun playing in the snow. I may be middle aged now but the snow always brings out the puppy in me! Watching Sue fall on her bum was pretty hilarious too. Then there was the day she lost her glasses in the snow on the farm, and had to wait for the melt before she found them! Hope you all enjoyed it too.
And then there were 3……
- June 26, 2017
Hello everyone. I thought it was time I gave you all an update. I am doing well. I went back to the Royal Dick Vet Hospital for a 6 months check up recently, and was given a clean bill of health. I am still sharing my life with Meg: we are very close, especially when she clambers all over me for a cuddle! We also have a lovely boy called Laddie living with us, while he waits for a very special person to adopt him. Read all about him on our rehoming page. We are all the best of friends and squeeze in the car together to go on adventures. We have been going along to shows to promote trailhounds as pets and everyone falls in love with us. Check out our News page for events where you may see us. Click picture to enlarge
Do you want the good news or the bad news?
- October 21, 2016
Sue felt I was lonely living on my own without Lotty. Recently, a lovely 7 year old hound called Meg came in for rehoming and we got on so well that she is staying as my companion. Meg, who raced as Tiagress, is very tactile and loves to snuggle up and use me as a pillow. So that was my good news.
My bad news is that in September a tumour was found in my mouth. Although benign, it had no room to grow so needed to be removed. On 19/10/16 I went into Edinburgh Royal Dick Veterinary Hospital to have the tumour and about 7cms of my lower jaw bone removed. As you can imagine, I am very down in the dumps right now. The vet told Sue that I may have a slight permanent dribble and my tongue may sometimes droop out. I don’t know how that will go down with the ladies. Ooops – sorry Meg, I know I shouldn’t be playing the field now you are here! Anyway, here is a lovely photo of me in the spring in the bluebells and one taken recently with Meg. Plus one with me wearing a cone of shame!
Sleep tight, my lovely Lotty xx
- May 7, 2016
Happy 15th birthday, Lotty
- February 25, 2015
Another year and another birthday for my dear girlfriend, Lotty. We met up with lots of our friends for a celebratory walk. Lotty was showing off her new coat and collar. Sadly Sue doesn’t know my birthday so I don’t get to enjoy these luxuries! It was a very cold and windy day and unfortunately Lotty’s balloon blew away. I think she is mellowing in her old age as she doesn’t tell me off anywhere near as often as she used to do. Love you, Lotsy! Click on picture to enlarge.