Daily Archives: October 17, 2012

What does a yellow ribbon on a dog’s lead mean?

We've noticed dogs being walked with yellow ribbons, or other yellow markers, on their leads. When we asked what it meant, we were directed to The Yellow Dog Project. It's an attempt to create a standardised sign to other dog walkers that a dog with the yellow ribbon needs some space. There are many reasons for this. For example, the dog may: have health issues be in training be in rehabilitation be scared of or reactive towards other dogs So if you see a dog with a yellow ribbon on its lead, don't approach it yourself or with your dog. [...]

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An update on Benji from North Cyprus

Handsome Benji travelled with Animalcouriers from North Cyprus in July. Val sent us an update to let us know how he's settling in, along with some lovely photos of him: "Benji loves it here in the UK. Long long walks for two hours at a time off the lead — something we couldn't do in Cyprus. We have also been told, including by our vet, that he is a Tibetan Terrier." Benji walking off his lead Happy Benji Handsome fellow!

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Tucker and Haggis are Isle of Wight bound

These gorgeous, cuddly cats are relocating from Amsterdam to the Isle of Wight. They're doing the whole journey in one day, so it will be quite an adventure for them by train, tunnel, road and ferry. They're an extremely laid-back pair who've slept through the whole trip so far. Unlike their human mum who had a bad attack of pre-travel nerves. For lucky courier S, that translated into the creation of a wonderful picnic full of Dutch delights including apple and cinnamon muffins, cashew nuts, cranberries, health bars and refreshing apple juice. A totally unexpected but wonderful surprise! Courier S [...]