Tag: #cavalierkingcharlesspaniels

365 Grateful – Day 60

Not a very deep and meaningful grateful today but still straight from the heart! I’m grateful that we still have this big wire crate that we used to crate train Colby and Chelsea when they were pups! This crate folds away flat and has been stored in our […]

365 Grateful – Day 59

Today I am grateful for many things that all relate to our new puppy arriving on Monday. I am very grateful that our new puppy ‘Ava’ arrives on Monday and look forward to the ‘breath of life’ and joy she will bring to our house.  I am grateful […]

Introducing Ava

Today I am introducing you to Ava, a ruby Cavalier King Charles Spaniel who today is 8 weeks and 1 day old.  She will be flying to us on a big aeroplane all the way from Sydney to Brisbane next Monday morning.  Only five more sleeps!  I am […]

365 Grateful – Day 58

Today, I am combining my 365 Grateful – Day 58 photo with my Exciting News – Big Hint #5. I am very grateful to be able to reveal that the MinsMash family will be getting a new puppy next Monday.  Only six (6) more sleeps! The photo above […]

Chelsea’s Vet Visit

In human years, our dog Chelsea, at 12 1/2, would be around 87, so she is getting some symptoms of old age.  She’s not hearing as well as she used to.  She sleeps a lot more. She sometimes just spaces out or seems confused – a possible sign […]


(05/08/99 – 21/08/11) As mentioned in my introductory post on Chelsea, we used to have another Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.  His name was Colby and he was black and tan.  Colby lived just past his 12th birthday.  He passed away at home on a Sunday evening on 21 […]

Introducing Chelsea

Chelsea is our dog.  She is a tri-colour Cavalier King Charles Spaniel who is now 12 1/2 years of age. Chelsea’s pedigree name is Cavtown Chelsea Bun – the name was chosen because she was a chubby little puppy and it suited her to a tee!  At home […]