[ January 2, 2009; ] Happy New Year to you and of course your dogs; and I really hope you all shared some lovely Christmas’ together.
But are you feeling like your body outline has gone from an Italian Greyhound to a Newfoundland in the space of just a fortnight?
We all do it. Year after year we have that lovely little [...]
[ December 27, 2008; 8:00 am to 8:30 am. ] I’m very excited as tomorrow morning I’m going to appear live in the BBC Breakfast News studio alongside leading animal behaviourist and great friend Dr Roger Mugford.
We’ll be on from 8am discussing the controversial and brutal trade of puppy farming and offering advice to people considering getting a dog, whether it be a rescue or [...]
[ December 17, 2008; 11:40 am to 12:00 pm. ] I’m doing my monthly phone-in on Gordon Astley’s BBC Southern Counties Radio Show this morning from 11.40-midday.
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I was gutted when I heard the news that the BBC, our country-and-beyond’s primary public information service had dropped Crufts.
But not just for the Kennel Club, for they’ve proved that they’re a strong bunch who will continue to bounce back from all this recent negativity and name-calling.
I was gutted for all those dogs in rescue [...]
Every year, Brighton hosts one of the UK’s most jaw-dropping wildlife spectacles as tens of thousands of starlings flock around the pier, in an extraordinary aerial dance known as ‘murmuration’.
Now the RSPB is asking people to send their experiences of this iconic sight to the charity to be displayed on Brighton Pier.
And I’m flattered to [...]
How your tipple of choice can help an extinct Sussex bird that’s ‘on the rocks’.
With its blue-black plumage, brilliant red ‘eyebrows’ and rock-star posturing, the Black Grouse is a true wonder of the bird world.
Hunted to extinction in the South Downs by the 1930s, this strutting avian star is now found in so few UK [...]
[ December 5, 2008; ] It’s six o’clock in the morning and I’m sitting in New York’s absolutely massive JFK Airport, a little bleary-eyed but honouring my monthly deadline and reflecting on what’s proved to be yet another full-on month of canine craziness.
I was invited back over here to film another couple of episodes of ‘Seeking Secrets with Suzanne’, a [...]
[ November 18, 2008; ] Our own back gardens have now become a fantastic refuge for our native species of birds, as they can actually find the countryside around them a hostile place these days.
So if you’ve a garden or a secluded area where birds can feed safely, then please try to do your bit to help them survive these [...]
[ November 25, 2008; ] Christmas is exactly a month away and we’re all planning who’s getting what present, desperately trying not to leave anyone, or anything, out.
But have you found your four-legged loved-ones’ special Yuletide gift yet?
Most of you I’m sure will buy your pet special gifts all year round, but how about giving something original to honour this [...]
[ December 2, 2008; ] ‘It’s Christmas time, and there’s no need to be afraid’, unless of course you’re a pet!
I urge you all to please consider how your festive celebrations may affect your pets, so we can all enjoy a safe and happy Christmas and New Year together.
Will your Christmas be spent at home or away? Leaving your pets [...]