So who reckons they could spot a ‘Summer Dog’ walking down the street?
Confused? Well in the First World War, cross-breeds were referred to as Summer Dogs because they were made up of ‘Summer This’ and ‘Summer That’. But don’t panic all you pedigree fans, as there were also purebreds recruited to aid warring Britain as [...]
[ November 2, 2009; 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Just a note to say that I’ll be interviewed on The Gadget Show on Monday as they’re having a ‘Pets Special’ episode in which they design new toys for pets to play with. Bit weird really cos I’m such a technophobe!!
For more information and to watch the programme preview click here.
Rhona the Lurcher (pictured below) disappeared on Sat 10th October at around 11 am. Her owners later spoke to someone who said they saw an elderly couple stop a silver Laguna at the side of the A47 2 miles from Swaffham where it borders their land and call Rhona over, put her in their car [...]
A proposed ban on electric shock dog training devices in Wales will be re-written to make it a complete ban, says the minister who wants to bring it in.
Rural Affairs Minister Elin Jones said more than half the responses during consultation on the ban were in favour.
The collars are used on dogs by some to [...]
[ November 14, 2009 11:00 am to November 15, 2009 11:00 am. ] It’s almost here. The annual Discover Dogs extravaganza is coming to town again – and this time it’s even bigger and better in Earls Court 1.
This fantastic canine showpiece will be celebrating its 14th year of delighting dog devotees from all over the UK and beyond, with new and exciting attractions alongside a range [...]
[ October 31, 2009; ] So what creatures would you most closely associate with Halloween?
I guess that as well as spiders and black cats, bats would come pretty high up on your list?
Thanks to the ‘countless’ Dracula movies and the increasing popularity of next week’s Halloween festivities (mainly spurred on by our friends over in the US); bats have obtained [...]
[ November 5, 2009; ] We’re almost at ‘that’ time again when we all seem to feel the need to celebrate the unsuccessful attempt of a terrorist group’s second-in-command to blow up our beautiful Palace of Westminster.
It always strikes me as a strange event to celebrate but pyro-pioneer Mr Brock who created it seemed to do rather well out of [...]
Now that summer is well and truly over for another year it’s time to look at some of the issues facing our pets this autumn.
As temperatures drop and the nights draw in, it’s extremely important to remember to continue (or even start!) decent anti-parasitic treatments to prevent problems associated with annoying fleas.
These tiny wingless insects [...]
My friend’s dog Bella is still missing. Bella is a Chihuahua x Pug (‘Chug’) bitch, about 18 months old, jet black, extremely friendly and very sociable with all other dogs. She is presently ‘in season’ too.
If found or you have any information regarding her whereabouts, please call Julie-Anne 07810523984 or Jon 07833374803. Thank you.
[ November 8, 2009; 10:30 am to 11:30 am. ] Most of us will find this time of year very emotional. The annual Sunday remembrance parades across the land help all of us us reflect on how lucky we really are as a nation; and how it’s all due to those brave heroes that fought – and still continue to fight – for us in [...]