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Visiting friends and family at Easter

Yesterday Ailbe enjoyed visiting his ‘cousin’, Mary, an ex-racing greyhound.  Mary, now 10-years-old, is not aware that she has retired from racing and still runs circuits round the garden.  39 more words


Our first proper Scottish walk

The box with all my hiking gear in it arrived today!

As well as meaning I now have a lot more warm clothes to wear, it also means we could finally go for a “proper” walk. 677 more words


I Have Simply Got to Know

If I was younger and had most of my life, still ahead of me. I might choose a slightly different career path; like becoming a… 615 more words

Eternal Perspectives

"Dogs deserve better than to suffer and die for a ‘beauty’ pageant", says Animal Rights activist Luke Steele

Three year old Irish setter Jagger died 28 hours after competing in the Crufts show. Allegedly the dog ingested beef laced with poison.

Jagger’s owner, Dee Milligan-Bott claims he was poisoned “while on his bench” at the show. 674 more words



Heart of a Hero

Written by Billi Tiner

This book is a portrait of a loyal and brave Irish Setter, inspired by the author’s childhood family dog. 316 more words

Book Reviews

Irish Setter eats poisoned meat, dies after UK's famed show

LONDON (AP) – Tasty cubes of beef would tempt any dog, let alone one sitting patiently on the stand during public viewing at Crufts, Britain’s premier dog show. 775 more words