Karl's corner

Canine Brainiacs. Date: June 28, 2021

The Smartest Dog Breeds Just like humans, all dogs have their moments where they can go from seeming like highly intelligent creatures to, well, a little less so. One minute they’re obediently sitting and giving you their paw on command, the next they’re patiently waiting by a closed door when the one next to them […]

How Much Is That Doggy in the Window? The Cost and Commitment of Pet Ownership Date: June 15, 2021

Why, when we talk about the price of things, do we automatically sound really old?!? “Ay, I remember the days when a penny sweet was actually a penny!” There’s always a touch of nostalgia in reminiscing about the good old days when you could have a good night out with a tenner in your pocket […]

‘Tell Me Where It Hurts’ Date: June 1, 2021

Well, I’m writing this on a particularly damp and miserable May afternoon. When will spring finally set in?!? With rumours abound about a forthcoming heatwave I’ve got everything crossed that June will be a better month, weather-wise (and you should try typing with crossed fingers…it’s really not easy!). As things begin to open up again […]