The Genius of Dogs

“Brian Hare, dog researcher, evolutionary anthropologist, and founder of the Duke Canine Cognition Center, and Vanessa Woods offer revolutionary new insights into dog intelligence and the interior lives of our smartest pets.” Obviously this book is aimed more at dog lovers than at any more general reader, so if you aren’t interested in how and […]


Was back in Sligo over the weekend, and it was a bank holiday weekend so it only finished yesterday. I could’ve posted, we’ve now got broadband at home, but I didn’t. Main reason for travelling was the school reunion. It was weird being back in the school, weirder cause it was different, and even weirder […]


Thirteen Things about de mutt idea stolen from Ann De Mutt has the finest pedigree parents. One an award winning lab, the other a dalmation. He is a dabrador. He was one of a litter of 9 pups. At the grand old age of six, he is a lot calmer now than he used to […]

Did I happen to mention

My one eyed-cat before? I don’t think so (and I even went to the bother of doing a little browse and didn’t find any reference to her.) I may be wrong of course, but don’t tell anyone. Okay, so a while back we got a kitten, she was very purty, and very playful. My lil […]