Try as I might, I cannot make any sense of the proposed challenge certificates allocation in 2015 and ’16. Can someone, anyone, explain what is happening since I have a copy of a Kennel Club press release from last year stating that:
I like to think that this column is not just about rescue, it’s also about welfare and, as regular readers will know, bees are drawn to my fiery bonnet.
Everybody tends to form opinion from the perspective of individual experience and interests and as a result our views are often influenced by how any particular situation affects us directly.
Visitors to the World Show in Budapest who passed through the station at Kossut Lajos Square on the metro will undoubtedly have noticed the bronze group mounted on a marble pedestal of a shirtless, barefooted man sitting on a chair, his left arm...
I am always grateful to readers for response to Grooming Box, and to those groomers who have suggestions and info to share. Andrew Graham is a most enthusiastic point of fact. He writes:
It is amazing just how much luggage even a smallish dog needs when going away on holiday for only three nights! I am very far from being a light traveller myself, but Henry would seem to be equally heavily weighed in baggage terms.
Enter any rescue kennels and there is a cacophony of barking. It actually doesn’t matter if it’s a rescue or the kennels you’ve chosen for your dogs while you buzz off to the Balearics, dogs in kennels bark.
Everyone knows that when you are dealing with dogs, or indeed any animals, it is all about how you handle or interact with them.
Whenever possible I like to feature artwork where the dog has military connections and this time it’s a St Bernard regimental mascot.
Returning to common seasonal illnesses that might affect dogs, this week the slug is our starting point. Not that the slug itself is particularly dangerous for a dog, but at least two potential hazards are closely associated with slugs and snails.
You may have seen advertisements, in local ‘freebie’ papers in particular, advertising dogs of varying crossbreeds describing them as being ‘Kennel Club registered’ and wondered whether your eyes might be deceiving you?
Today I’m going to talk testicles, no change there then I hear the retort! In 2005 the Ig Nobel prize for medicine went to Gregg A Miller of Oak Grove, Missouri for his artificial replacement testicles for dogs – aka Neuticles...