Dogs

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

The Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s Alan Wright says his Lakeland Terrier Alfie has opened the door to countless wild encounters.

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A Bury company specialises in canine birthday cakes and dog-friendly versions of traditional biscuits

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

The former rescue border collie is now a four-legged friend for people in need

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

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.

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You might think it’s a barking idea but this is what the best-dressed dog is wearing this season.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

In the latest of our tales of remarkable dogs, Emily Rothery recounts the story a terrier commemorated on a mountainside for showing incredible loyalty.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Our canine correspondent shares ten of his favourite places to go for walkies

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Canicross is one of the fastest growing sports and it has arrived in the Lake District. Irene Rothery reports

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Friday, September 28, 2018

Emily Rothery meets an inspiring woman who has overcome adversity with a helping paw from a remarkable dog

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Thursday, July 26, 2018

A Lancashire plumber and his special spaniels have made a huge impact on the world of gundog championships. Irene Rothery reports.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

A former police officer poleaxed by kidney failure found dogs were great medicine following a transplant. Emily Rothery reports.

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Monday, March 19, 2018

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

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

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.

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

A member of the once endangered Manchester Terrier breed is now thought to be the world’s only working rat-catcher, writes Emily Rothery.

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

Countless abandoned and abused dogs have been given happy homes thanks to campaigner Pat Senior. Alison Coleman spoke to her

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Two runaway miniature schnauzers were saved by the passion for bangers. Emily Rothery reports.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Kerry Irving had his life transformed by a springer spaniel with 59,000 Facebook followers. Emily Rothery reports

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Monday, September 11, 2017

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

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Friday, June 23, 2017

She may only be small, but Sian has made a massive difference to the life of a woman from Bolton. Emily Rothery reports

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

A young woman from Bolton combines a demanding role as a vet with coaching GB’s dog agility team. Emily Rothery reports.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Hen parties, Japanese tourists, corporate team builders and even dementia sufferers are learning to have fun herding sheep, writes Emily Rothery.

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Crufts is about to start, bringing back happy memories for Bury’s award winning dog trainer. Mairead Mahon went walkies

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Monday, February 20, 2017

Toby Two Shoes doesn’t let the small matter of missing both back legs stop him from enjoying life, writes Emily Rothery.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Our beautiful county is full of scenic places to go and discover with your furry companions.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Emily Rothery meets three women helping dog owners keep their pets in line and protect livestock.

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Friday, December 23, 2016

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.

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

A theatre nurse and a former joiner are among those heading for the Ribble Valley to retrain as dog groomers. Emily Rothery reports.

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Two Labrador pups are the first crime scene dogs to join Cumbria Constabulary. Emily Rothery has been on their trail.

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Friday, October 14, 2016

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

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Puppy shows aren’t always noted for their glamour, but then then Holcombe Hunt event isn’t any old show.

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

It is now, as Emily Rothery reports from a dog show with a difference

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Pupils are delighted by a dog that can read, takes off your socks and tidies up his toys.

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Monday, June 13, 2016

A Ribble Valley upholsterer is providing the ultimate in doggie comfort to customers in America, Canada, Australia and across Europe, writes Mairead Mahon.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

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

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Thursday, March 31, 2016

Meet the border collie who has clocked up more rescue missions than any other in the Lake District. Emily Rothery reports

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

One woman’s quest for someone to look after her dog has turned into a nationwide business, writes Mike Glover

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

Canine hydrotherapy is hugely popular among pet lovers and one of the most successful centres is in the Ribble Valley. Emily Rothery reports

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Friday, February 5, 2016

Bring your canine friends along to one of these cosy pubs in Lancashire.

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Saturday, January 30, 2016

Give your four-legged friend a well deserved rest at one of these scenic country pubs in the Lake District.

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Friday, December 11, 2015

This is one of the Lake District’s most exciting sports, as Emily Rothery finds out during a day at Wetsleddle

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Friday, May 8, 2015

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

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

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

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Friday, February 28, 2014

This sturdy Lancashire breed might be small in stature but they’ve got big hearts. Emily Rothery reports

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Friday, November 23, 2012

Emily Rothery heads for Police headquarters to meet some four-legged crime fighters

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