As with any beauty pageant, this year’s Crufts had its dark side.
How would you react, if, when you booked into your hotel, there was a dog waiting to welcome you at Reception?
On a recent long weekend break to Spain, we were excited to spy a British bulldog asleep on an adjacent balcony. From our apartment, we could watch his every move and were concerned to discover there were no evidence of food or water bowls. After, what was an uncharacteristically cold night for the area, we were even more alarmed to see he had not been moved indoors and it was apparent the owners were away.
Are certain breeds of dogs better suited to the city whilst others prefer a rural vista?
We all know choosing the right dog for your lifestyle is a key factor to being a responsible owner. But how many of us also consider the relevance of our geographic environment before choosing our mutt?
A recent study, called Dog [...]
A few years back, we starred in a Sky series “ A Different Breed”, which explored the lives of a chosen pack of dogs and their owners.
One of the episode’s centred around an automated dog wash in North London.
Situated in an out house, in the car park of The Spaniards Inn, it was an eccentric [...]
By Joanne Good and Anna Webb | | Sunday, 30 November 2014 at 10:39 am
A question for all you dog owners out there.. “What made you choose one breed over another?
Everyone has a ‘preferred’ view on what’s the perfect or ‘Top Dog’. Some decisions might be based on ‘personality’ , looks and fashion rather than more fundamental points like intelligence, health and lifespan.
Often its based on history “My family [...]
As we begin the countdown to the festive season, The Dogs Trust reminded us this week, of their now famous slogan, ‘A Dog is for Life and not just for Christmas.”
Despite the charity’s tireless campaigning for puppies not to be bought as Christmas presents, ‘Fido’ is still high on the list for Santa every year.
Relationship break ups are never pleasant and along with who gets what in the vinyl collection, for pet owners, there is also the dilemma of “Who get’s the dog?”
As with children, the dog could be traumatised by the fragmentation of the family circle. Although the decision over the car, or the sofa is often acrimonious [...]
We are writing this from Crufts, the biggest dog show in the world.
For dogs and cats it’s an onslaught to their senses with alien sounds whizzing and exploding overhead. Not understanding what’s going on, our pets turn to their fight or flight instinct in an attempt to rationalise the situation.
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