Emma chose Sherlock carefully as a puppy: she heard about a family in the countryside who had a litter of collie pups, and she made a point of meeting both parent dogs.
Maggie is a Lurcher, which is not so much a specific breed as a particular type of dog. Classically, a Lurcher was an Irish poacher’s dog: a cross between a Greyhound and a Deerhound.
Many Bulldogs have snuffly breathing: their noses are flattened, and you can sometimes hear them coming before you see them.
Zaida has had complicated health problems recently. When she was ten years old, she started to have accidents around the house, suddenly passing floods of urine on the floor.
Fionn is only three years old, but he has had more than his fair share of health issues as a young dog.
The three sisters and their parents had originally wanted a rescued dog, but they had then decided that they’d prefer a pedigree pup, because they felt the adult version might be more predictable th ..
At thirteen years of age, Honey is now an elderly dog, even though she’s still as fit and healthy as ever.
Sasha is a good example of how successful a rescued dog can be: there is no need to buy an expensive pedigree or designer breed puppy.
Brocious technically belongs to Brian’s son: she was a present to him from some friends for his twenty first birthday.
Marloe's saga started a few weeks ago, when Aisling noticed a strange looking area of skin on the underside of her neck.
Abigail lives at home with her parents, along with their family dog, an eight year old Springer Spaniel called Daisy.
Ian married his wife Valerie fifty two years ago, and for the entire duration of their married life, they have owned West Highland White Terriers (so-called “Westies”).
Evie, along with her younger brother Jack, had been pestering their Mum for ages to get a dog. So they were delighted when she finally agreed that they could manage the time and money for their first pet.
Hunter is a big strong dog. Thankfully, he is a gentle giant, and Sophia and Roseanna love playing with him, and taking him for walks (under adult supervision, of course).
Mary had been looking for a small dog for a few years; she already had a Maltese Terrier called Alfie, and she wanted a companion for him.
At ten years of age, Ted is beginning to show some signs of ageing. His muzzle has greyed, and he doesn’t have quite as much energy has he used to have.
For her entire life, Tinchy has had a huge interest in playing with and chewing stones. As a pup, she started with gravel, picking it up in her mouth and running around with it.
Typhoon is one of those cross-bred dogs who has enjoyed excellent health for his entire life: Collies have been bred for function rather than appearance, so in general, they tend to be healthier anima ..