A beautiful “Cav Black,” as they are affectionately known in London, England stands in front of the Hyde Park Barracks in the centre of London. There are always mounted guards on duty outside the horse guards building near the site where the Queen’s Birthday Parade takes place each year. As a member of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment, the role of these beautiful animals is largely ceremonial, including being part of the daily Changing of The Queen’s Life Guard (different from that at the big palace), and posing for pictures like this one taken by a horse-crazy horsetrotting.net blogger.
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Much to my surprise, Peterborough, Ontario is dog-friendly. Why I’m surprised, I’m not sure. When you have the Trent-Severn Waterway and lock system running through your city, you have a lot of trails and walkways. Dogs love trails, especially my energetic pup, even if his ACL is still healing. To the waterfront we go, but […]
My dog’s best buddy is visiting, so doggie brunch is on the menu. We’ve already done waffles (yes, for dogs … check it out), so high tea canape-style dog bones it is. Peanut Butter Dog Bone Brunch Bites were easy to make and cut into bone shapes … but for the special day, I took […]
Happy Fur Mom Day! Yes, that’s a thing…now. In celebration of enjoying life with fur babies – two cats and one pup – I spent one-hour two Saturdays in a row relaxing (what luxury) with my dog Victor at My Dog’s Café on Locke Street in Hamilton, Ontario. First Saturday – paw print day. Thanks […]
Getting a dog grooming appointment is surprisingly difficult. Or so I discovered seven years ago when I suddenly adopted a non-shedding dog that required regular grooming. Professional grooming. Sometimes, that’s easier said than done especially if, like me, you don’t plan six weeks ahead: “No appointment available tomorrow? The next day? Not until next week?” […]