Living


CONTINUING on the theme of where dogs prefer to sleep, a note comes from Diana Hudson about the disturbed nights she had when they moved house recently.
Zzzzzzzzzzz… Ah, there’s that annoying little buzz that is the bee in my bonnet, to go along with bats in my attic and let’s not mention the ants...
Those who walk their dogs in the New Forest must be concerned about the reports of a strange disease affecting some dogs that have been exercised in that area, especially as the effects can be fatal.
A winning show in New York by Nick Waters HAVING run specialist auctions I know just how difficult it can be, for they are only as good as the lots you end up with. Some you win and some you lose and this year Bonhams is on to a winner with its annual ‘Dogs in Show and Field’ auction in...
Words of wisdom from the incredible Anders Rosell by Eileen Geeson EVERY now and then you get to meet incredible people when you are involved with dogs. Anders Rosell is one such person. His incredible history with the Poodle is especially illustrious and distinguished and highly respected throughout the world.
I am so relieved that I made the decision with my last litter of one 11 years ago, not to breed again. Thus I do not have what must be a kind of living nightmare of decision as to whether or not to join the formerly Accredited, now more sensibly...
Rescued from the worst of situations by Geraldine Cove-Print Some breeds need more help in rescue than others, the first that spring to mind are the high volume dogs, (in numbers rather than voice, although sometimes the two go together) Staffordshire Bull Terriers, German Shepherd Dogs and Springer...
Gibbins’ Ettington Deerhounds by Nick Waters Mention the word Ettington to most historians and researchers on the history of pedigree dogs and most will immediately think of S E Shirley, breeder of many breeds and founder of the Kennel Club.
Most readers will by now be aware of the Kennel Club’s announcement in regard to changes to the Assured Breeder Scheme (ABS) to be implemented from the January 1
A day with Denise by Eileen Geeson Starting from the beginning Denise Westbrook came from a family with pet crossbreed dogs. She tells me she never remembers a time when they didn’t have dogs in the house, and Denise found out later in life that her great grandfather bred Wire Fox...
Finding that perfect spot for a nap by Jane Lilley It seems that the subject of where dogs choose to sleep has struck a chord with many readers! First of all a delightful photograph came through from Angela Dickenson of her three-year-old Black Russian Terrier, Igor – all 54 lbs of him – sound...
We have a long tradition in our family of having our most extensive library in the smallest room in the house. Poetry for contemplation, books of terrible jokes for stimulation and a host of classics such as Gone With The Wind grace the shelves...