Leighton Beach Stroll

Hi all, Mum and I had a delightful walk in Perth’s beautiful winter sunshine this morning. We started at Leighton Beach then headed north to Mosman Park. As As usual, many other dogs were having fun too. Mum even had a dip despite the chilly water. She said it was refreshing but I noticed she shivered […]

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Black Dog Poems by KoKo and Helen

Depression Every year in Australia about a million adults and a hundred thousand young people live with depression.  They live in a darkness that blocks them from feeling life’s happiness and joy. Despite my being a dog, I understand a lot more about depression than most people. My Human Mum has spent a lot of […]

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Winter Warnings and Advice on Aging from Wembley Veterinary Hospital

Aging How does ageing affect older pets?  As a cat or dog ages, two common changes can occur. The first are age-related changes such as hearing loss, changes in vision or reduced activity.  These are normal and cannot be prevented. The second kind is related to what we would class as disease. Commonly this would […]

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Subiaco Farmers Market Birthday Cake

I never pass up a little taste of chocolate cake especially if it is free! The photo shows Mayor Henderson slicing a delicious multilayer cake made by the French Patisserie chef. Mum grabbed a plate and oohed and ahhed as she absorbed the wonderful textures and flavours of the cake. I kept staring silently at […]

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Save my Subiaco WeeTrees please

Hi all, Have you seen me on Page 3 of The Subiaco POST Newspaper? (with my Mum and neighbours trying to cross Townshend Rd). We are worried that the State Government will take away my WeeTrees and widen Townshend for cyclists. We won’t be able to cross the road or park near our house. I […]

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Mental As Week – KoKo’s Black Dog Poetry

Every year in Australia about a million adults, and a hundred thousand young people, live with depression. Allow your friends, colleagues and family to talk about their darkness so that they can see that you care. My Mum helped me write  these poems (or should I say Doggeral?) for humans who might be feeling a […]

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