Ineke's Blog

An unlikely friendship...
3 years 49 weeks ago
An unlikely connection has taken place here at MLD... From the day she arrived up until today, little six month Maltese Zimmi had her young puppy sights set on our amazing Gardener Givemore...Where ever Givemore goes - Zimmi follows - she climbs up on his neck and sits there like a little parrot...
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Givemore and Zimmi
Time to reflect...
4 years 1 week ago
Today I took some time to reflect about where I have been and where I am now and where I know I am going... My eyes well up as I remember a time when I thought my dream was lost and how quickly I nearly gave that up. I forgot to let everyone know that yesterday we officially took our first baby in...
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ineke-2013-12-09 10:11
Setting boundaries for the love of the babies...
5 years 40 weeks ago
So I've been in a bit of a conundrum about what to say...I'm not sure why in ''animal care'' or ''pet hotel'' business, appointments, processes, or schedules or regulations are not respected the same way they are in 'regular' businesses??? ... It...
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A man and his dog...
5 years 42 weeks ago
It's a simple story about a man and his dog...and I have witnessed the connection develop over the last visits and finally the last 52 days Elvis and Ella have spent with us... Bright, our doggie Stylist & Hotel daddy came to me yesterday and bashfully bowed his head and asked if I could...
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My Baby Leia's 4th Birthdaaaaaayyyy!!!!!
5 years 42 weeks ago
Today is my most precious, sweetest, gorgeous, most beautiful darling little baby girl's 4th Birthday - Princess Leia!!!!! Since she came into my life - I have NEVER been the same - I have learned the value of respecting myself and others, true loyalty, friendship and ABSOLUTE adoration and...
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Must Love Dogs in South Africa
Jazzy Checks in and the fun begins...
5 years 44 weeks ago
‎5month old JAZZY Checked into the Manhattan Suite yesterday...I can't stop myself from calling her Jazzy Jeff he he...( if you were born in the late 70's or 80's and watched the Fresh Price of Bell Air - you would have a clue as to why - it kind of rolls off the tongue. ;-) And...
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DOG RULES (He! He!)
5 years 47 weeks ago
DOG RULES: 1. The dog is not allowed in the house. 2. OK, the dog is allowed in the house, but only in certain rooms. 3. The dog is allowed in all rooms, but has to stay off the furniture. ... 4. The dog can get on the old furniture only. 5. Fine, the dog is allowed on all the furniture, but...
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Taking some time off to recharge...Back soon!
5 years 47 weeks ago
I am writing this update from Bryanston - I am having withdrawals already...I think I may be a workaholic???? Today I wrenched my clinging little body away from my ''everything''- MLD...and left it in the capable hands of my sister Deirdre'...and Bright and Nomsa etc...(my more...
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ineke-2012-01-16 16:03
...Calm and relaxed with two last minute bookings...Welcome Dorothy & Muffin!!!
5 years 48 weeks ago
Sooooo... our little Emporium has a VERY relaxed atmosphere outside...I am getting ready to take some time off in the next couple of days...And my sister and capable, well-trained and loving staff will be running things for me.... I am feeling REALLY relaxed about this...whoaaahhh I've come a...
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A BUSY DAY at MLD Emporium!!!!!!
5 years 49 weeks ago
I was BUSY, BUSY and MORE BUSY today - it just hasn't stopped...the Holiday certainly isn't over in the Spa, the Hotel, the Scratch & Tickle Room...The Dogataria (cooking up extra MLD Chicken)....The ENTIRE Emporium!!!! It's  furry babies beig spoiled left right and CENTRE......
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ineke-2012-01-06 20:33