Being out in the countryside with my dogs gives me time to think. I’ve learnt the pleasure of solitude without being lonely, and that’s a good feeling for me.

Welcome to "Man with two dogs" - the family website for dog owners and dog walkers.

This is my countryside diary which appears each Saturday in the Dundee Courier newspaper.

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Archive for November, 2012

Stories of the sea

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

THE SEA sang her siren song on Wednesday and I answered the call.

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No hens, but…

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

A YOUNG Labrador was taken to live in deepest Aberdeenshire. Its instincts told it that it was a Labrador Retriever and it set out to earn its keep by retrieving as many of the local hens as it could get its teeth into. Unfortunately by the time he delivered them to his master’s feet the hens were either dead or moribund.

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Adaptable raptor

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

OPINIONS DIFFERED in the past whether buzzards are true birds of prey or carrion feeders – do they eat animals which they have hunted and killed, or eat dead and even decomposing flesh? The reality is that they do a bit of both.

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Giant house pet

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

THE CHOICE of household pets is a personal affair.

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