Grass Eating is common amongst Flat-Coats. Most dogs will be partial to a bit of grass now and again, which is seen to be
normal behaviour. Grass eating does not do the dog much harm, though some will vomit afterwards
or may have diarrhoea. It is thought that a dog will eat grass when it needs fibre. Most dogs
eat a carnivorous diet with little fibre, though some dog foods now contain adequate
Whilst my four legged companion sat beside me I wrote a book which tells the story of
The Drummer Boy.
This novel is about the ghost of a Gordon Highlander Drummer Boy from the Battle of Waterloo who haunts a modern day army nurse.
Chapters take place in modern day Aberdeen, at the Noose & Monkey bar and restaurant as well as His Majesty's Theatre and Garthdee. Other scenes take place at Tidworth and during the Napoleonic War.
Flat-Coated Retriever (Comprehensive Owner's Guide)
is a detailed flat coated retrievers book, published by Kennel Club Books, which will prove useful to any owner. Chapters include the history of the Flat Coat dog, advice on choosing a puppy, health care and training tips.
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Owners may like to add small amounts of carrot to their dog's food to increase their fibre
content if excessive grass eating and ensuing vomiting/diarrhoea becomes a problem.
Free UK Delivery on Pet Portraits from photographs at Karla's Creative Capers who did the portrait on the
left from a photo of my Lucy. The portraits are ready to hang on the wall and are of a high
quality canvas. For full details see www.karlascreativecapers.co.uk