Category Chessy

Life with a Malinois – Day 386

Chessy’s been acting up a bit this past week – digging huge holes in the garden, trying to rip our garden shade umbrella, eating roots and mud, and pooping where she shouldn’t. So difficult to correct her behaviour when it’s…

Life with a Malinois – Day 293

Feels like we’ve had Chessy, our belgian shepherd Malinois, for a lifetime. She is 13 months old as of tomorrow 8 November. You can imagine the steep learning curve we have had with Chessy, being first time dog owners, being…

Life with a Malinois Day 36

Finding it hard to believe that we have Chessy for little over a month only. After lots of research, I started her on the BARF (raw food diet) on Sunday. Slowly introduced the food mixed with her kibble and some…

Life with a Malinois – Day 28

Chessy will be 19 weeks old this Saturday 18 Feb 2012. She weighs about 15.5kg. She is off the leash in the house and is fairly well-behaved though I would not leave her unsupervised as yet. The balloons on the…

Life with a Malinois – Day 11

Carol’s back from her work weekend in Kariba, Zimbabwe.  So happy!  We took Chessy to the dog park. She is soo much more confident. Thankfully the park was not as busy as the first time we went there. Her tail…

Life with a Malinois

Last week Friday I took a flight down to Durban to see a breeder about a dog. I ended up adopting a Malinois female puppy 15 weeks old.  Of all the pups in the litter, she seemed to have less…