Settle down in one of these cosy dog-friendly pubs with your canine companion
Could you provide a loving forever home for a dog with a heart-rending story?
Take a trip to the Lakes with your furry friend.
The Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s Alan Wright says his Lakeland Terrier Alfie has opened the door to countless wild encounters.
A Bury company specialises in canine birthday cakes and dog-friendly versions of traditional biscuits
The former rescue border collie is now a four-legged friend for people in need
Hundreds of pets take part in a volunary scheme to brighten the day for people in hospitals and hospices. Emily Rothery met one of them.
You might think it’s a barking idea but this is what the best-dressed dog is wearing this season.
In the latest of our tales of remarkable dogs, Emily Rothery recounts the story a terrier commemorated on a mountainside for showing incredible loyalty.
Our canine correspondent shares ten of his favourite places to go for walkies
Canicross is one of the fastest growing sports and it has arrived in the Lake District. Irene Rothery reports
Emily Rothery meets an inspiring woman who has overcome adversity with a helping paw from a remarkable dog
A Lancashire plumber and his special spaniels have made a huge impact on the world of gundog championships. Irene Rothery reports.
A former police officer poleaxed by kidney failure found dogs were great medicine following a transplant. Emily Rothery reports.
Our Dog’s Life writer Emily Rothery meets a well-known spaniel beside Coniston Water and discovers that he was the inspiration behind a book
Alison O’Neill has become well-known as The Barefoot Shepherdess but life in the fells would be impossible without her four-legged friends. Emily Rothery met them.
A member of the once endangered Manchester Terrier breed is now thought to be the world’s only working rat-catcher, writes Emily Rothery.
Countless abandoned and abused dogs have been given happy homes thanks to campaigner Pat Senior. Alison Coleman spoke to her
Two runaway miniature schnauzers were saved by the passion for bangers. Emily Rothery reports.
Kerry Irving had his life transformed by a springer spaniel with 59,000 Facebook followers. Emily Rothery reports
Rescue dog Cher was left for dead in Cyprus but the grin on her face shows she loves her energetic new life in the Lakes
She may only be small, but Sian has made a massive difference to the life of a woman from Bolton. Emily Rothery reports
A young woman from Bolton combines a demanding role as a vet with coaching GB’s dog agility team. Emily Rothery reports.
Hen parties, Japanese tourists, corporate team builders and even dementia sufferers are learning to have fun herding sheep, writes Emily Rothery.
Crufts is about to start, bringing back happy memories for Bury’s award winning dog trainer. Mairead Mahon went walkies
Toby Two Shoes doesn’t let the small matter of missing both back legs stop him from enjoying life, writes Emily Rothery.
Our beautiful county is full of scenic places to go and discover with your furry companions.
Emily Rothery meets three women helping dog owners keep their pets in line and protect livestock.
The festive season is all about spending time with your loved ones, and that includes your furry friends to. We have selected five of the best pubs in Lancashire that welcome you and your dog.
A theatre nurse and a former joiner are among those heading for the Ribble Valley to retrain as dog groomers. Emily Rothery reports.
Two Labrador pups are the first crime scene dogs to join Cumbria Constabulary. Emily Rothery has been on their trail.
Dog lovers don’t have to leave their precious pooches in kennels – Lancashire and the Lakes have many top quality hotels that welcome four-legged guests. Jessica Ward reports
Puppy shows aren’t always noted for their glamour, but then then Holcombe Hunt event isn’t any old show.
It is now, as Emily Rothery reports from a dog show with a difference
Pupils are delighted by a dog that can read, takes off your socks and tidies up his toys.
A Ribble Valley upholsterer is providing the ultimate in doggie comfort to customers in America, Canada, Australia and across Europe, writes Mairead Mahon.
With one ear and one eye, there’s a happy ending in Lancashire for the Romanian street dog subjected to horrific cruelty. Emily Rothery reports
Meet the border collie who has clocked up more rescue missions than any other in the Lake District. Emily Rothery reports
One woman’s quest for someone to look after her dog has turned into a nationwide business, writes Mike Glover
Canine hydrotherapy is hugely popular among pet lovers and one of the most successful centres is in the Ribble Valley. Emily Rothery reports
Bring your canine friends along to one of these cosy pubs in Lancashire.
Give your four-legged friend a well deserved rest at one of these scenic country pubs in the Lake District.
This is one of the Lake District’s most exciting sports, as Emily Rothery finds out during a day at Wetsleddle
A Preston photographer’s shot of Tinkerbell the Great Dane was good enough to win her a best in show. She spoke to Roger Borrell
Atherton’s Alan Roberts lost his sight when he was just 22. Fifty years later he is still enjoying life thanks to a succession of guide dogs. Emily Rothery reports
This sturdy Lancashire breed might be small in stature but they’ve got big hearts. Emily Rothery reports
Emily Rothery heads for Police headquarters to meet some four-legged crime fighters