Mark

Mark JamesWebsite: http://www.dreamdogs.co.uk

I owned a dog as a boy, but since poor old Snowy departed for the great kennel in the sky, my circumstances have been such that I’ve been unable to give a home to another. That’s all changed now, and my wife and I are on the lookout for the right dog to fit in with our hectic lifestyle. Taking on a pet is a huge responsibility and not one we take lightly, and we may even opt for a rescue dog.

Did I mention that I think Cesar Milan’s training methods could be applied just as effectively to children?

Latest posts by Mark:

Doggy coffee bar opens in Muswell Hill

Doggy coffee bar opens in Muswell Hill

Lisa Owen-Jones, a former marketing manager for BBC Concert Orchestra, has opened a coffee shop that caters for dogs and their owners in London. The cafe’s proprietor made the career change due to (more)  Read More →

Dogs prefer petting to talking

Dogs prefer petting to talking

The University of Florida has carried out a study that found that pooches prefer a pat on the head rather than verbal praise. For some time it has been known that (more)  Read More →

BVA reminds owners to keep pets cool

BVA reminds owners to keep pets cool

As temperatures continue to rise, the British Veterinary Association (BVA) has once again reminded dog owners of the dangers of heatstroke. Every time that the weather gets hot, vets witness (more)  Read More →

Dog owners petition Eurostar and UK government

Dog owners petition Eurostar and UK government

Pet owners have set up a petition to try to persuade the owners of Eurostar to provide dog-friendly carriages on their trains. Currently, no pets are (more)  Read More →

Family adopts son’s bomb-sniffing dog

Family adopts son’s bomb-sniffing dog

The family of a US marine dog handler who died in Afghanistan has adopted the canine that served alongside him. On 28 September (more)  Read More →

New app to help people find their ideal dog

New app to help people find their ideal dog

The New York based dog gift firm BarkBox has come up with an innovative new app. The mobile application is designed to match (more)  Read More →

Tumour detecting dogs sniff out new cancer diagnosis

Tumour detecting dogs sniff out new cancer diagnosis

Dogs can be trained to spot prostate cancer, a medical research hospital has discovered through the course of a study. The researchers say that (more)  Read More →

Labrador to be posthumously awarded highest military honour

Labrador to be posthumously awarded highest military honour

A British Army yellow Labrador is to be awarded the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross six years after she was killed in a Taliban attack. Sasha, who had been trained to (more)  Read More →

One-eyed mongrel re-homed in Sussex after devastating attack

One-eyed mongrel re-homed in Sussex after devastating attack

A dog that had suffered crippling abuse on the streets of Romania has now found a new home in England. The mongrel, called Lillie, has recently been (more)  Read More →

Animal lovers descend on Scotland for husky race

Animal lovers descend on Scotland for husky race

Last weekend, the Aviemore Sled Dog Rally entered its 31st year. The destination, with a backdrop of Cairngorm Mountains, is ideal for the race, because the flat ground enables the dogs to pull loads over long distances. All generations attend the show... (more)

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