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The Big Reveal and an Escape!

A few weeks ago, I ordered a DNA kit from Wisdom Panel to learn about Louie’s breeding. He is obviously a mix (37.5%), but he has some tell-tale signs of the hound family and the hound group has the highest statistical likelihood of all the mixed-breed groups in his DNA, followed by the herding and terrier groups. 503 more words

Zebra found grazing in Lincolnshire

Whilst out walking with the dog on Sunday we spotted the unmistakeable figure of a zebra calmly grazing in a lush green meadow.

He seemed a little startled by our attention, but was soon back to his grassy meal, no doubt wondering what all the fuss was about.


Thursday Doors–Unexpected Pleasure

One thing I’ve learned about blogging is that you can’t get too wrapped up in your plans. Plans change. Sometimes things get in the way of plans. 856 more words


Spring in a wet forest

I don’t know if any of you have the same problem. Some times I plan to use time on posts, and I postpone it, again and again. 84 more words


10 Dog Breeds That Are Great for Families With Kids

If you have kids, finding the right dog for your probably chaotic household can be tricky. While how a dog is raised and trained affect its behavior more than its breed, there are some kinds of canines that are considered more kid-friendly than others. 528 more words


A sunny walk in Clumber Park

Since our move to Lincolnshire we have gradually been finding the best places to visit.  Ailbe’s arrival has meant we have even more reason to get out and about.  56 more words

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