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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What to do with your dog indoors? Or outside while keeping your distance? My little pup – now about 16-years-old and dealing with dementia – has slowed down significantly. It feels like he went from turbo to turtle overnight … sadly, the clock is ticking. However, that’s not true for everyone. Many of us have […]
Parks Canada announced last May 2020 the Phase 1 opening of Canadian National Parks and historic sites for day use only, until further notice. This includes parking lots, trails and greenspaces, and some boat launches and fishing, but no camping until possibly late-June. Outdoor areas around historic sites are opening, but heritage buildings remain closed. (These aren’t pet-friendly anyway).
It’s about spending $100 in a local restaurant this week to bolster an industry hit hard by 2020 events. And if that restaurant is dog-friendly, all the better. Check out our challenge results…
Watching the ‘cancellations’ add up on our Dog Events Pages and making Xs through dates in my calendar has me wondering if my dog Victor’s dog festival days are behind him – and me.
In the meantime, some events aren’t taking any risks and moving exclusively online – particularly fundraisers for non-profits often dependent on one big annual event.