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Pride and Groom

This week’s ‘Stare of the Dog’ is a tale of cleanliness and preening, as I attempt to describe in detail Dudley’s casual irreverence towards what most of us would describe as our cleaning and grooming regime. Don’t get me wrong, he isn’t a dirty dog. His coat sparkles and shines with the glossy lustre of... Continue Reading →

A Brave Soldier

This week’s ‘Stare of the Dog’ casts a glance at the difficult business of taking your hound to the vets, an experience that can for some dog owners be problematic and at times stressful. This was at least my own preconception of what to expect with Dudley, based on my memories of dragging our family... Continue Reading →

The Pesky Tarian

This week, the ‘Stare of the Dog’ draws your attention to the thief within our midst, the casual criminal that stalks unchecked and in plain sight through every room of a dog owner’s home. Dudley’s no exception to this, and in his youth, were he human, would have struggled to avoid a custodial sentence from... Continue Reading →

The Social Network

This week the ‘Stare of the Dog’ reminisces on the very best part of puppy life – socialisation training. It is in my opinion, about the most important part too. The books tell us that young puppies are born with a sixteen-week window, a glorious and empty space in time in which the little blighters... Continue Reading →

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