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Bernie B's Journal

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Meet Alfie

21 October 2010 21:03:03


It has been ages since I have posted on the site. Haven't been doing a lot in the garden except for the basic clearing and tiding up. On the 30th of August  my lovely cocker spaniel Fred who was with me for fourteen years passed away and would you believe only two weeks later my little gardening mate Harry (my 6 year old black cocker spaniel) got run over. I have been heart broken and I am just getting over it now. I miss them dreadfully. 

Two weeks ago I got my new puppy Alfie and he is such a cutie. He has helped to fill a huge space in my heart. Unfortunately he is a digger and just loves digging up my plants. Hopefully he will grow out of it. He loves being outdoors and like Harry follows me everywhere and loves to help out in the garden!!


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fran m fran m 21 October 2010 21:06:35

Hi Alfie.

Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 21 October 2010 21:15:02

Good to have a dog about the garden. Unfortunately, our dog is no longer with us and we now have foxes all around the place, coming right up to the house and making me worry for the safety of our hens and ducks. 

I hope Alfie barks loudly and marks his territory regularly as he will have to rely on deception to keep foxes and other pests at bay - he just looks too soft to be a fighter.

Lovely dog, enjoy the company. 


lja lja 21 October 2010 21:22:16

A cute little thing. Lots of fun and games to be had by him.  Enjoy.



fraoch fraoch 21 October 2010 21:31:36

Hope he gets over the digging phase! Enjoy.

MartinB MartinB 21 October 2010 21:52:42

Sorry for your double loss, it must be terrible for you, Alfie is the only answer and i hope that he fills the gap in time .

Cloncaw Cloncaw 21 October 2010 22:21:13

Alfie looks like butter wouldn't melt in his mouth he's so sweet.

Grouse my Springer Spaniel died in June and Connie my other one seemed quite lonely without him but now we have adopted two german pointer cross pups but they've learnt quickly not to dig up the garden but nothing else is safe if left sitting about.

Jacinta D Jacinta D 03 November 2010 18:59:29

Oh Bernie, I would love to just run away with Alfie. He is gorgeous.

SOrry to hear about your 2 other dogs. It must have been heart-wrenching. But surely Alfie will keep you busy enough so you won't have your 2 other pals on your mind constantly.


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