• I don't want to kill my dog

    I was sitting on a bench at a playground watching my son play, as my dog Sally sniffed the bushes nearby. A gentle, rather distinguished German Shepherd mix ‘of a certain age', she was, as usual, followed by a trail of children. One boy broke away from the group to ...
  • What I learnt from having my own dog stolen

    I own three dogs, whom I love dearly, and I class them as members of my family, just like many other households in the UK. On New Year's Eve I was out celebrating with family and came back home to find my front door wide open and all the lights ...
  • Pancakes For Your Dog

    Include your dogs in Pancake Day today with this dog-friendly pancake recipe! The above recipe is for you to print out and keep, so please feel free to save and share it. You will need: Frying Pan Ingredients: 45ml Wholemeal Flour 45ml Skimmed Milk 1 Egg ½ tsp Clear Honey ...
  • The puppy farm next door

    It wasn’t so long ago that I was living in one of the biggest cities in the UK. I had read about puppy farms, been utterly disgusted, and emphatically signed petitions while going about my day, oblivious to the reality of the situation. "How could anyone do that?" "What sort ...
  • Ask before you touch

    I have a heartfelt plea to all dog lovers out there: please ask before you touch someone else's dog! I suppose most people might think that they can tell whether or not a dog is friendly by the body language, but being bitten or growled at is not the only ...
  • The Over Dogs

    We were definitely not getting another dog; five was enough as it was. Looking online one day, an article caught my eye concerning a small animal charity called Serbia’s Forgotten Paws. Curious, I followed up some YouTube videos of the shelter and the dogs and my heart melted. Fur thick with ...
  • Make Your Own Gingerbread For Your Dog

    Let your dog join in on the Christmas fun by making them these delicious gingerbread men! The above recipe is for you to print out and keep, so please feel free to save and share it. You will need: A Baking Tray A Rolling Pin A Gingerbread Man Cookie Cutter ...
  • The dog behind the fence

    On July 31 2006, our summer vacation begins in a lovely apartment in Crete. That same evening we start looking for a restaurant in the nearby town of Archanes. We walk through a busy shopping street and all of a sudden, next to a noisy lounge bar, behind a high ...
  • Make your own spiderweb biscuits for dogs 🕷

    Halloween can be enjoyed by everyone, including your dog! Follow these simple instructions to make dog-safe biscuits with a Halloween twist, so not even your dog has to miss out on the spooky fun... The above recipe is for you to print out and keep, so please feel free to ...
  • Poldark, Pugs and problems

    The BBC's hit drama Poldark made its long-awaited return to our television screens on Sunday, and there was a new four-legged edition to the cast: Horace, a Pug, carried by actress Gabriella Wilde as a prop to hide her increasing baby bump during filming. You have to question the BBC's choice of ...