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My Miracle Boy, Alfie by Andrea Busfield

My Miracle Boy, Alfie by Andrea Busfield

I haven’t lived in the UK for more than 15 years and, being a dog owner, the idea of battling the great British weather every day just to go for a walk is something that is likely keep me away for the next 15. That’s why one of the best…
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The Groomers Lockdown Event

The Groomers Lockdown Event

Whippet Media are so pleased to introduce THE GROOMERS LOCKDOWN!This is one whole week of webinars brought to you by The Whippet, with some of the UK and USA's biggest and most talented speakers.They are running this event as a non profit to raise money for adequate PPE for our…
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It's Going to be a Rough Ride by Andrea Busfield

It's Going to be a Rough Ride by Andrea Busfield

I’m not very sociable these days, which means I’ve pretty much nailed the art of self-isolation. So, when the government restricted all movement on the island where I live, I wasn’t especially fazed – not until it looked like I wouldn’t see my horses for three weeks.Without being too melodramatic about it, I have…
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Aqueos Coronovirus Covid-19 Statement

Aqueos Coronovirus Covid-19 Statement

The Aqueos disinfectant solution has been independently tested for efficacy against bacteria, fungi and viruses. The solution may be used as a surface, equipment or hand sanitiser/disinfectant. We have been receiving numerous questions asking if the Aqueos solution is effective against Coronovirus.Coronavirus is an enveloped virus and our test data confirms that active ingredients within…
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Summertime and the living is … itchy.

Summertime and the living is … itchy.

One of the great advantages of living in Cyprus is having a near-perfect climate for walking dogs and riding horses.While there are sticky weeks in August, when the heat and humidity come close to unbearable, and it’s a little-known fact that the winters can be wet with temperatures hitting zero occasionally, for the…
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A New Year a New Way of Thinking

A New Year a New Way of Thinking

There’s a saying that goes, ‘you tell a gelding, you ask a mare and you discuss with a stallion’, and it’s a saying I largely dismissed as an amusing equine myth – until I got a mare.Mina is my mare; a very well put together PRE Andalusian who had been backed and ridden when…
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The Gifts that Keep on Giving

The Gifts that Keep on Giving

It’s that time of year again when we buy presents, receive presents, and sometimes quietly return presents, but as most of us here know, some presents are priceless – and they usually come in the form of a dog or a horse.Whether it’s companionship, unwavering loyalty or simple, honest love there is something special…
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Meet the Aqueos Founder

Meet the Aqueos Founder

Ambitious plans for firm supplying revolutionary productsAqueos, a Wilshire-based company that supplies a range of ground-breaking products for horses and dogs, has set out ambitious plans for growth in the next few years.Aqueos is the brainchild of mother of two, Tracy Richards who started the business from her home in…
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It’s A Dog’s Life – And It’s Not Always Good

It’s A Dog’s Life – And It’s Not Always Good

It is often said that cats choose their owners, which if true, would render most of my dogs species-confused because at least three of my pack very definitely chose me. While Blister and Alfie both came from shelters and Disco came via a woman I once knew, the rest made their way into my life…
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