Nala The Golden Retriever To Launch New Book In Aid Of Children’s Hospital

A new book called Evelina London Pets will launch on Monday 14th December. The book celebrates the pets that visit Evelina London Children’s Hospital. The book was created by children, parents and staff to raise money for the hospital and in celebration of the launch of Evelina London Pets, Nala, a Pets As Therapy, Golden Retriever will be available for paw signing and photo opportunities at the launch. The launch takes place on Monday 14th December from 3.30-4.40pm on the third floor Atrium of Evelina London Children’s Hospital and all proceeds from… Read More

Fit For Function Border Collies Enjoy Herding Day

Ten Border Collies and their owners enjoyed the chance to try out herding on 29th August.   The event was hosted by the Border Collie Club of Great Britain (BCCGB), and overseeing the action was successful triallist Nij Vyas, with his dogs Skye and Mist. Chair of BCCGB, Peter Simmons said: ‘It was a fantastic opportunity for dogs that normally grace the show ring to try the task the breed was created for. Many of the dogs were already multi-skilled, competing in agility or obedience as well as being show dogs. ‘The… Read More

Crufts 2015 – The World’s Biggest Celebration Of Dogs

Around 22,000 dogs and hundreds of thousands of dog lovers will return to the NEC in Birmingham on 5-8 March 2015, for the world’s biggest celebration of dogs, Crufts. The four-day event will see the nation’s most heroic dogs rewarded in the prestigious Friends for Life competition; the nation’s favourite crossbreeds compete in the Scruffts grand final; the world’s most athletic canines battling it out in dog sports such as Agility and Flyball and the world-famous Best in Show competition. Famous faces attending the show include Paul O’Grady, Tess Daly and Alesha… Read More

Do You Know A Hero Dog?

We all know dogs are man’s best friend, and some dogs really do a lot to  earn this nickname.  So far hundreds of inspiring stories about the relationship between dogs and people have been received by the Kennel Club for its annual Eukanuba Friends for Life competition, being held at Crufts in March. There is only one week left to send nominations to the Kennel Club if you feel that your life, or the life of somebody that you know, has been changed dramatically by your/their dog, whether a companion dog, service… Read More

Agility Helped Dog Lover Get Over Stroke

Rod Norton, aged 67 from Louth, Lincolnshire has revealed how competing in agility with his dog has helped him get over a stroke and back to being fighting fit. Rod began competing in agility about 20 years ago until he suffered a stroke in March 2013 and his mobility was severely affected. Rod worked with his physiotherapist for four months’ intensive treatment to get back to fitness. Competing in agility has not only helped Rod rebuild his life as he was very determined to get back to competing again, but it is… Read More