My Portrait

Hello again people and pooches. Joe the Cocker here. This is a blog with a difference. In today's post there was an amazing treat for me. Not an edible one for a change, but a portrait of yours truly! When we were hiking the Great Glen Way last year we had a shock one morning … Continue reading My Portrait

Joe the Cocker’s Tips! – Home hygiene

Cleaning! Joe loves a shower so, he has a good soaking followed by one or two shampoo treatments. After another good rinse he has his conditioner applied. After a good rub in he is rinsed off thoroughly. Then he shakes himself all over the bathroom. He gets a good rub down with his towel and … Continue reading Joe the Cocker’s Tips! – Home hygiene

Joe the Cocker’s Tips! – Joe’s toys and puzzles

Puzzle! Joe likes his treat based toys and puzzles the best. Obviously, he is a greedy pooch. This Nina Ottosson puzzle doesn't keep him as amused as when he first got it. It took a while but he can find all the hidden treats in a few minutes. Treats are hidden in trays, under spirals … Continue reading Joe the Cocker’s Tips! – Joe’s toys and puzzles

Joe the Cocker’s Tips! Food and Treats

Daily Food! Joe eats Lifestage Grain Free Salmon and Trout. It is a dry food cooked with no wheat, pork or dairy products. No added colours or flavourings. It contains Omega 3. The ingredients are Salmon & Trout 50%, Sweet Potato 24%, Peas 9% and small amounts of potato, beet pulp, Linseed, Omega 3 Supplement, … Continue reading Joe the Cocker’s Tips! Food and Treats

Joe the Cocker’s Tips! – First Aid Kit and Grooming when backpacking

Kit bag! Joe has his own First Aid kit but, after we bought it we decided to combine it with his human's kit. To keep his separate from the human stuff, it goes into a small ziplock bag, tucked into his First Aid bag. We were a bit ruthless eventually with our kits but, we … Continue reading Joe the Cocker’s Tips! – First Aid Kit and Grooming when backpacking

Joe the Cocker’s Tips! – What he takes on backpacking trips

Clothes! Please check the post about Joe's Clothes - What he Wears! We take all those items either in my humans rucksack or I would be wearing them dependent on conditions. Sleep kit! - Mattress To insulate me from the cold ground my human brings a foldable sleep mat for me. He folds it over … Continue reading Joe the Cocker’s Tips! – What he takes on backpacking trips