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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

Irish Setter

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