We are writing this from Crufts, the biggest dog show in the world.
The news of the Barking Blondes’ 12 year old miniature bull terrier has become deaf is a reminder to all dog owners to enjoy their time with their dogs while they can.
The iconic image of Elizabeth Taylor with her canine co-star in Lassie Come Home sums up the great relationship that can exist between dogs and children.
The plan to ban smoking in cars, where children are passengers, prompted an interesting call to our radio show this week.
For any of you reading this, familiar with Marylebone in central London, it is quite likely you will have seen Rufus, adored by locals and tourists who sadly died in his sleep on Monday evening
How do you decided to feed your dog? An emotional issue wrapped up by thousands of pounds of pressure from global firms, marketing and some very clever PR.
Dog theft has quadrupled in the last five years and this has led to over 45 dogs being stolen every day in the UK.
This week we were invited to visit the Hyde Park Pet Cemetery. A hidden treasure, nestling behind the bushes of Victoria Lodge’s garden, only travellers on the top deck of passing buses will realize its there.
The Celebrity Big Brother house isn’t usually known for being the background to stimulating conversation. That is, however, until this week. A discussion between – wait for it – journalist Liz Jones and boxing champ, Evander Holyfield ended with the question “Do animals have souls?”
So the last Sunday before Christmas and have you given a thought for your mutt? It seems so, spending on dogs is on the up this year and again, thus demonstrating the success of the hound pound.
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