The new man in my life

28th February 2018
As those who know me are aware, my life is not complete without a couple of snouts.

I grew up with Alsatians and have had lurchers for many years now, but after some awful episodes with my beloved greyhound crosses — epilepsy, cancer, dislocated and broken hip, followed by a broken neck — I took the opportunity of taking on a different breed, a little six-year-old Cocker Spaniel, a couple of weeks ago.

And am I besotted with my little retired gun dog. He is such a star and makes me smile every day — the most loyal, happy and adorable companion you could possibly wish for — so here he is, please meet Birty, enjoying today's little dusting of snow...