Tag Archive: dog

In loving memory of Nico

Nico passed away last Saturday, November 10th, after her condition worsened abruptly. She was 10.5 years old and I had lived with her for 4.5 years. You can read here the first post… Continue reading

The Year of the Dog

The Lunar new year, also known as Chinese new year, will start on Friday! As you know, in the Chinese culture every year is related to one of the 12 Zodiac animals, and… Continue reading

Dogs and health

Last week, on April 18th, it was Pet Owner’s Day (I didn’t know we had a day! China¬†should totally observe this holiday and give me a day off!) and the nice people from… Continue reading

“My mum is also a foreigner”

Most kids (and also adults) in my compound are scared of Nico because she is bigger than the mini poodles Suzhounese people like to have as pets. But there are a couple of… Continue reading

Having a dog in China

When I tell people that I live in China, one of the first things they ask me is if I have eaten dog. It seems to be one of the things Chinese people… Continue reading

Animal lover

C. loves animals. He had several dogs and cats before. When we met, he had a cat. I have to confess I have never been a big fan of cats. I don’t trust… Continue reading

Our new flatmate

Since last week we are three at home. Please meet our new flatmate, her name is Nico:   Nico is a 6 year old female Golden Retriever and yes, she’s fat. She weighted… Continue reading