Dog Ownership

Are You Ready for a Dog?

Rachael Millar | Posted 28.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rachael Millar

Many love the idea of getting a pup, but the reality isn't as rosy for all. If you're house-proud and don't think you're likely to change, think long and hard about whether a dog is the right pet for you.

Animal Rescues - Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Clare Williams | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Williams

In case you think this is Health and Safety gone mad, we cannot be too careful, because if anything goes wrong with the homing, it falls straight back on the charity to prove they took all reasonable steps with the assessments and homing procedures.

Dangerous Dogs, Reckless Owners and Irresponsible Programme Makers

Clare Williams | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK
Clare Williams

Why is it that the moral compass of programme makers goes haywire when filming programmes about dogs? Why are they allowed to film and show scenes of animal abuse when they would never dream of filming scenes of child abuse in the same way. Dogs are covered by legislation too.

Get Fit, Get Fido

Paul Marshall | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Marshall

There's a lot to be said, most of it involving incomprehensible grunting, moaning and groaning, for staying in shape.

What All Owners Need to Know About the Amended Dangerous Dogs Act

Clare Williams | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Williams

The Dangerous Dog Act misleadingly suggests this is a law only applying to certain breeds of dogs most famously the banned Pit Bull. In fact it is a law that has always applied to all owners and all dog breeds.

For the Love of Dogs

Kanmi Iyanda | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kanmi Iyanda

So you believe owning a dog makes you a selfless person? Where is the selflessness of all the owners of abandoned and neglected dogs across the length and breadth of this country? Did their generosity take flight once they discovered their pooches were going to engage in rapid and wanton defecation?

We Should Be Encouraging People to Rescue Dogs, Not Presenting the Idea of Having One as a Social Kiss of Death.

Dawn O'Porter | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dawn O'Porter

I think London being named the most unfriendly city for dogs is really sad, with a little bit of compromise by some establishments, man and dog really can be best friends.