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Barking Blondes: Women enjoying the hound pound, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: Women enjoying the hound pound

One of the retail successes to have survived the recession is ‘The Hound Pound’.

By | The Dog Blog | Sunday, 13 April 2014 at 12:00 am

Barking Blondes: Dogs and Children, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: Dogs and Children

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.

By | The Dog Blog | Friday, 21 February 2014 at 5:56 pm

What the Hell is Wrong with Me?, Eagle Eye

What the Hell is Wrong with Me?

The capture of a dog belonging to US troops provokes an unexpected reaction

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 6 February 2014 at 4:25 pm

Are you afraid of the cold? Winter Wild Camping is the cure, Notebook

Are you afraid of the cold? Winter Wild Camping is the cure

In a fug after too many hours in centrally-heated, artificially-lit, torpor? My self-prescribed cure is to go wild camping.
Just me and the dog, no tent, pretty basic, to the windy, beautiful Gower peninsula in south Wales. I’ve slept without a tent before, but only in the summer, and not on my own. This was a step up.

By | Notebook | Friday, 10 January 2014 at 4:41 pm

Barking Blondes: Chewing on technology, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: Chewing on technology

Dogs are very clever creatures, they quickly learn what gets our attention. Most dogs have their owners very well trained to respond to their barking, chewing, digging and general mischievious behaviour.

By | The Dog Blog | Sunday, 24 November 2013 at 4:00 am

Barking Blondes: Animals don’t understand the concept of Bonfire night, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: Animals don’t understand the concept of Bonfire night

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.

By | The Dog Blog | Saturday, 2 November 2013 at 8:00 am

Barking Blondes: Things to take into consideration when searching for the perfect pooch, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: Things to take into consideration when searching for the perfect pooch

Research is essential in finding the perfect pooch. Remember the bigger the dog, the bigger the ‘doo-doo’.

By | The Dog Blog | Saturday, 5 October 2013 at 6:00 am

Barking blondes: A grim tail of grooming, The Dog Blog

Barking blondes: A grim tail of grooming

So the proud owner of Biskit, a golden retriever and Rocky a German shepherd, was fined £50 this week for sprinkling a section of her local park with dog hair.

By | The Dog Blog | Sunday, 28 July 2013 at 12:00 pm

Barking Blondes: Furkids, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: Furkids

We both met whilst filming a BBC documentary about Furkids. This is a noun in the New Oxford Dictionary describing a child substitute that is an animal.

By | The Dog Blog | Sunday, 30 June 2013 at 5:00 am

Barking Blondes: When to vaccinate, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: When to vaccinate

Dr Ron Schultz, professor and chair of pathological sciences at The University of Wisconsin, joined us on the radio show a few months ago, via Skype.

By | The Dog Blog | Sunday, 19 May 2013 at 5:00 am

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