Blog #24 – Livestock Guardians

It’s not very often that I talk about or share much about the livestock guardian breeds but they are always in the back of my mind. I have great memories of growing up and seeing these big hairy dogs around the farm. They were quiet, shy and almost lazy looking but they had a presence …

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Blog #23 – Cuban Hellhound

The Dogo de Cuba, Cuban Bloodhound, Dogo Cubano and Cuban Mastiff were all names given to the same type of dog used through out the new world by the Spanish. I have always been extremely sceptical with half of what I have read about the Cuban Bloodhound as a lot of it is repeated modern …

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Blog #22 – Wicklow Terrier

The Wicklow mountains have been the home of a type of Terrier that has existed in Ireland since the 1500’s. A strong, thick set, low to the ground terrier that resembled its nemesis in more ways than one. This dog was owned and kept by the common Irish people who lived a basic existence in …

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Blog #21 – Corona Lockdown

I hope that everyone reading this is well especially with so much going on at the moment, it’s hard to even know if we are coming or going and what day of the week it is. As we live in a crazy world with a lot of uncertainty. I have had a lot of down …

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Blog #19 – Close call

I, like every other dog owner around the world, look forward to getting home from a long day’s work, grabbing the dogs and heading out into the wilderness. The peace and quiet of being out and about with the dogs in the middle of nowhere is hard to beat. A time where your with your …

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Blog #16 – Texas Terrier

The first time I heard about the little Guthrie Terrier of Texas, USA, was in the early 2000’s. I saw a small advert on one of the old American hunting forums about them. At the time, I remember thinking to myself that they looked just like every other fell terrier we see in the UK. …

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