A new exhibition opening at Newmarket’s National Horse Racing Museum this summer is sure to appeal to dog lovers. Featuring paintings, photographs, drawings, sculptures, books and more, The Good Companions: The Many Roles of our Canine Friends explores man’s unique relationship with dogs throughout the centuries.
The organisers of the Big Dog Walk series have announced the 2020 Virtual Dog Walk – the World Big Dog Walk Challenge, which will take place across the month of September 2020.
With face masks already mandatory on public transport and soon to be mandatory in shops across the UK, it is important to get dogs used to the sight of people with face covering. This is even more essential when it comes to service dogs, such as guide dogs for the visually impaired.
Children are often blissfully unaware of the ugly side of the world. Seven-year old George Jones had no idea there are homeless and mistreated animals in the world – but when he found out, he immediately sprang into action!
Whenever I receive post and deliveries, my five-year-old Fox Terrier Timmy goes crazy. He barks, jumps up at the front door, and leaps on to the sofa, then on to the windowsill. His antics are damaging my home and frightening the delivery people. I would really like to stop this behaviour before it escalates further.
Dog owners are warned to watch out, as the easing of the lockdown coupled with spells of sunny weather cause large numbers of people to flock to parks and beaches – often leaving behind potentially poisonous litter.