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  • All posts by Steve King

    • Finn on Fall

      I think Fall is my favourite time of year, particularly when it snows! This morning I woke up, had my breakfast (kibble as usual) and...

    • Military Working Dogs

      Dogs have been part of the military scene for many years. In fact, the earliest recorded use of canines in combat was by Alyattes of Lydia against the Cimmerians around...

    • Animal poems

      This week I’d like to share with you 2 poems that have resonated with me for different reasons: “Just A Dog” From time to time,...

    • Dog rants

      We all have them: those situations or experiences that make our blood boil. Today I’d like to share my own personal dislikes of things people...

    • Dogs in hospital

      They may not be able to perform surgeries or take someone’s blood pressure but the effect of dogs on patients (and staff) in hospitals is...

    • Most intelligent breeds

      We all love our dogs and think the world of them but which breeds do the experts consider to be the most intelligent? This will...

    • Review so far

      Well this is my 60th print article since the first one appeared on July 19th 2018: yes, I’ve surprised myself on how many dog- related...

    • Fear of dogs

      There are unfortunately a number of people who have a fear of dogs or cynophobia to give it its official name. Being the dog lover...

    • Dog barks

      As with so much about dogs’ behaviour, the more you understand about what barking is and how it translates in the dog world, the less...

    • Canine quotes

      Here are a few quotes to make you think and/or smile: •”Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.”– Orhan Pamuk...