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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We survived Pawlooza 2018, with only minor incidents. I debated not taking my dog Victor along with me because this pet festival is crowded and dogs rushing Victor’s face are not greeted kindly, by him or me. But … ultimately, I’m glad I brought him for two reasons: He loved the little dog lease-free zone […]
My dog Victor loves cheese. Most dogs do. It’s one of his favourite ‘people’ foods especially in a house of no meat (expect pet food). However, fat is an issue, and not because he’s over-weight. Victor’s getting older and has already had a pancreatitis scare – too much fat can set it off. So, that’s […]
With my dog Victor at my side, I got my first exposure to the sport of sheep dog herding at the Kingston, Sheep Dog Trials Festival August 10 to 12, 2018.
As some point, the dog must maneuver its crew through two gates and back eventually herding the sheep, with the help of the handler, into a gated pen.
If you love dogs, you’ll enjoy watching the film Dog Days. If you love dogs and sappy romantic comedies, you’ll really enjoy Dog Days. Dog Days directed by Ken Marino opens today (August 10, 2018) at a major theatre near you and no, you can’t bring your dog (unfortunately), but you’ll want to. You’ll want […]