Too ugly to love?

It's not often we feature stories from across the pond but this one has touched our hearts. Five dogs, rejected for being “too ugly”, have become unlikely stars of a billboard campaign across NYC. A US-based non-profit animal rescue, with...
I feel compelled to write this post as I have just read an article on the Dogs Today Magazine website that I found very upsetting. The article described the lingering death of a dog caused by xylitol that was very hard to...
The decision to have your pet put to sleep is one of the most difficult ones you’ll ever have to make – hoping that your pet will die curled up in bed sadly rarely happens. Traditionally the only option available...
Just like us, dogs can suffer from motion sickness when traveling, and with the holiday season almost within touching distance it’s time to take action. Dog motion sickness is more common in puppies and young dogs - the main reason...
After eleven years of saving some of the most vulnerable dogs in the UK, South East Dog Rescue, in Sutton Valence, Kent, is facing closure in September as the land we rent is being sold to developers so that...
One of the great joys of having a dog is the way that you can enjoy getting out and being active with them in so many different ways. Walking or hiking with your four-legged friend is great fun and...
There’s no doubt about it; Britain is a nation of Dachshund lovers! Commonly nicknamed the ‘Wiener’ or ‘Sausage’ Dog, the number of Dachshunds living in the UK has more than doubled in the past decade, while official Kennel Club...

Beachside etiquette

Don't forget your beachside etiquette this summer! As the holiday season gathers pace, many of us are no doubt looking forward to taking some time out with our four-legged friends to enjoy the sun, sand and surf. But with some UK...
Ruby and Beetle were stolen from us on Friday 28 December 2018. Not only did it ruin Christmas and New Years celebrations for our family - it has broken all our hearts, especially those of our two girls, who...
I was writing a book. The War Nurses was a fictionalised story of the lives of two incredible real-life women. Elsie Knocker was a motorcyclist- nurse, a dare-devil mother. She and her friend, Mairi Chisholm, were the only women given...

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