From the feedback I get from readers I know that one of the most popular artists whose work I feature from time to time in the column is Maud Earl – so here goes with another one.
Vaccination has become a controversial subject over the past 20 years driven by concerns about vaccine safety. This echoes the speculation in human medicine, which peaked around 15 years ago, questioning the safety of the measles, mumps and...
Thank you everyone who has been kind enough to offer advice and practical ideas to try to help the Cairn bitch, whose problems were detailed in the column of March 29.
In 1961 Shepton Dash made his first appearance on the advertising scene, the Dulux dog became an instant success for the public and paint sales soared. As our walls changed from psychedelic purple to 50 shades of beige, different dogs have carried...
Returning to the subject of breeding and its various challenges, this week we focus on a few of the mishaps and disasters that might occur during the first week after birth – a critical few days for a litter of puppies and their mother.
The subject of my column this week is a picture that has had in effect four ‘incarnations’. Cigarette card collectors will know it as card number 30 in a series of 48 studies of dogs reproduced in packets of Senior Service cigarettes.
Being asked to judge is always an honour. To be invited to officiate at any of the Young Kennel Club (YKC) events can’t help but hit you between ribs and lift one’s spirit.
Continuing on the subject of ‘fashionable’ dogs from last week, I have just been talking to Barbara Turnbull of the Labradoodle Trust who has given me an update.
There have been several occasions while I have been out for a stroll with my pack when a stranger stops me, points at my lovely Italian Spinoni and asks “so… are they Labradoodles?”
Muscular and tissue tension demonstrates itself in so many different guises; as myotherapists we recognise these and can interpret them into a picture that assists our treatment plan.
Regular readers to my column will appreciate the diversity of items, artistic and utilitarian, on which the dog appears and will also know that whenever possible I like to feature something new.
Every puppy should be immunised against distemper, hepatitis, parvovirus and leptospirosis by Steve DeanAs a few comments about vaccination have reached my ears in the past few weeks, it would seem appropriate to comment so readers have a chance of understanding the underlying logic.