As the UK headed towards lockdown, it became quickly clear that the public was facing an unprecedented crisis; the situation looked especially dire for the homeless, who were unable to isolate at home, and their dogs, who are often...
Many years ago, my husband and I were flying into Burbank after attending a wedding in Boston. The flight was smooth… until it was time to land. Just as the plane was gliding towards the ground, the engines whirred...
Over half of UK dog owners have every day in constant company of their dogs during the lockdown, according to research commissioned by Forthglade Natural Pet Food. However, they also found that 29 per cent of respondents found their...
Wellbeing is defined as “the state of being comfortable, healthy, or happy.” When we think of looking after our mental and physical wellbeing, it sometimes isn’t as easy to understand how our pet's wellbeing can be catered for. But, if...
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a Staffordshire Bull Terrier puppy, believed to be 14 days old at most, was dumped with a slash wound in Huddersfield. She was found in the bin area outside a closed-down shop...
Scents of love

Scents of Love

Scents of Love When the morning air has a pungent, prickly, peony scent, I know maw (my lady love) is going to work. She's all golden in front of the glass spraying and powdering until she finally clicks and clacks...
Animal welfare charities in the UK are concerned they may find themselves dealing with  'hordes' of unwanted dogs after the lockdown ends, as puppies bought or adopted immediately before it came into effect are at risk of being under-socialised...
Dogs are the UK’s most popular pet and with 25per cent of households owning at least one, owners are well aware of the importance of providing them with regular exercise. One of the joys of dog ownership is getting...
When I wrote my first adventure, I said that I can be naughty. Mummy decided that I was becoming quite a handful when she took me out, so she signed me up for dog training classes. The trouble is...
In this very human crisis, animals are being forgotten. Many charities have been able to access emergency funding, from government support packages and major emergency fundraising appeals. None of this funding is available to animal rescues. Freshfields Animal Rescue has...

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