Category Archives: Living with a German Shorthaired Pointer

I own a German Shorthaired Pointer. Her name is Simba. Everyday is an experience living with her. Here I share some of those experiences and joys.

Holiday Poison For Dogs

Holiday Poison For Dogs The holidays are almost upon us.  There will be lots of cooking, baking, and parties.  You may have family and friends over to celebrate with you.  Be aware that some people have no idea that there … Continue reading

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German Shorthair Pointers As Only Dogs

German Shorthair Pointers As An Only Dog I brought Simba home 9 years ago.  I must say it has been a learning experience every step of the way.  I have had many breeds in my lifetime but none like the … Continue reading

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Dog Boredom and Separation Anxiety

Dog Boredom and Separation Anxiety Remember Gypsy?  The puppy I adopted last November.  Next month she will be celebrating her first year birthday.  She has come a long way from being that scared and skittish puppy I drove home across … Continue reading

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Puppy Mange – Skin Disorder

Puppy Mange – Skin Disorder After a couple of months of Gypsy being home I noticed that she was beginning to scratch and nibble on herself more and more.  GSP’s are known for having more allergies than other breeds.  When … Continue reading

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Best Dog Toy

BEST DOG TOY    Simba and Gypsy are two very active GSPs.  As all GSP owners know, this breed must get all the exercise they need daily or your home will be a war-zone. It will also look like one … Continue reading

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Puppy News

Puppy News The puppy saw her reflection on the fireplace glass door today.  She must have stood there observing it for at least an hour.  She would back up and sit next to her sister for a while and go back … Continue reading

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Puppy Training Begins

Puppy Training Begins Mum is training Gypsy how to poo and pee outside.  I don’t think Gypsy gets the idea yet.  Mum got home from work yesterday and quickly let Gypsy out of her crate.  Then ran to the back … Continue reading

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Get Ready For Halloween

HALLOWEEN IS ALMOST HERE I know Simba gets very excited on Halloween.  If you take your pooch out at night make sure the costume, collar, and/or leash is reflective. Dogs can get spooked at night if approached by a masked … Continue reading

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My Dog And I Aging Together

My Dog And I Aging Together In the past couple of years, Simba has really turned grey around the face.  It reminds me how quickly time is flying by.  Simba and I are aging together.  I can’t go by my … Continue reading

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10 THINGS I LEARNED FROM MY DOG

10 THINGS I LEARNED FROM MY DOG Enjoy little things like going for a walk. Always stand by those that are important to you. There are times to just sit and listen. It’s okay to ask for a hug. Always … Continue reading

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