One that got away: a dog with his young owner after a night raid on Hendon, May 1941

Raining bombs on cats and dogs

13 May 2017 9:00 am

War Horse, by way of book and play and film, has brought the role of horses in war into the…

How to save on vet's bills with gaffer tape

13 August 2016 9:00 am

The builder boyfriend colicked for a week after eating a falafel kebab as he and I sat up all night…

Meet Leo... my soppy, dopey, affectionate, deadly predator

21 May 2016 9:00 am

Leo, the Hungarian Vizsla my wife brought home unexpectedly last year, is approaching his first birthday and not getting any…

I am keeping the vet in work all on my own

26 March 2016 9:00 am

If you are the sort of person who enjoys tinkering with a classic car prone to myriad mechanical problems then…

What to do with a squirrel (without getting prosecuted)

21 March 2015 9:00 am

Squirrels have much to teach us – once they’ve finished eating our nuts

We buy dogs to reflect ourselves. So who’s buying all these killer pitbulls?

15 February 2014 9:00 am

I’ve called the doggie hospital three times now to find out how Jessie’s getting on. She’s just come round, at…

Real life: I always regress to a three-year-old when my horses aren’t well

15 June 2013 9:00 am

‘Dealing with a bruised soul’ is how I read the headline on the front of Horse Scene magazine. When I…