Cornwall’s top dog shows for Summer 2017

The dog show season for summer 2017 is getting under way. Here is our pick of the array of contests happening across the county. Hope to see you at some of them… Saturday, June 17th Port Eliot Dog Festival Port Eliot House and Gardens, St Germans, Saltash PL12 5ND 11am-4pm As part of the day long festival, there is a dog show with some wonderful … Continue reading Cornwall’s top dog shows for Summer 2017

Review: luxury dog friendly cottages at Old Lanwarnick near Looe

    We reviewed the most luxurious 5 star Dog Friendly cottages at Old Lanwarnick  near Looe, in Cornwall. If you’re looking for luxury, tucked away in the heart of the Cornish countryside, this is the place to come.     We arrived at the Old Farmhouse on a clear, early spring day, with the sun softly dappling the country lanes as we approached. The … Continue reading Review: luxury dog friendly cottages at Old Lanwarnick near Looe

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New beach ban rules for dogs in Cornwall

Traditionally in Cornwall, Easter Day heralds the start of a beach ban for dogs that lasts until the end of September. Whilst this is still the case for the majority of locations, new rules brought in by Cornwall Council earlier this year mean that dogs have been granted a stay of execution to enjoy some of them. The changes were a result of a public consultation in … Continue reading New beach ban rules for dogs in Cornwall

Dog friendly Bluebell walks around Cornwall

The bluebells are coming out in force now. Here are some lovely walks in woodlands and gardens around Cornwall where you can enjoy them while you walk your dog.   Enys Gardens,  near Penryn These beautiful gardens just outside Falmouth are famed for the huge swathes of bluebells which sweep across vistas in the gardens. There is also a lovely tea room where you can sit … Continue reading Dog friendly Bluebell walks around Cornwall

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Take your dog for a bike ride in a dog trailer!

If you love cycling around Cornwall, it can sometimes be a bit tricky for some dogs to keep up! And while some dog owners can literally take their dog out for a walk while they cycle, not every dog owner has a four-legged friend who has the speed, stamina or road sense to manage it.   The good news is that some bike hire places now … Continue reading Take your dog for a bike ride in a dog trailer!

Portraits by Rob Agar

  Considering that his art teacher at school gave him an F, Rob Agar has done pretty well as an accomplished artist we would say! Having studied technical drawing and art at Falmouth College (now university) and Southampton University, he currently runs another business saving other businesses lots of money on utilities www.robagar.com, but makes time for these amazing animal portraits in his spare time. … Continue reading Portraits by Rob Agar

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Explore Cornwall in a dog friendly motorhome

  Find out more about Demelza Motorhome here: www.demelzamotorhome.co.uk Book Demelza for just £150 normally £200 for two nights in 2017 — (only one person can get the offer, first come first served). If you love your home comforts but want to explore all those beautiful, tucked away hidden coves and peaceful places in Cornwall, a motorhome can be a good option. You can sleep on a … Continue reading Explore Cornwall in a dog friendly motorhome

Walk with Walnut Porth Beach Newquay Cornwall

Photos: A walk with Walnut at Porth Beach

Porth Beach in Newquay was busier than it gets in summer as hundreds of people and their dogs descended on the sands to show support to Mark Woods and his  18-year-old whippet Walnut as the whippet enjoyed one last walk on the beach. Earlier this week Walnut’s owner Mark Woods posted on Facebook inviting people to join them. Sadly Walnut’s health had deteriorated to the point … Continue reading Photos: A walk with Walnut at Porth Beach