Tag Archives: Lurchers

Season’s Greetings from Keith

Wishing you all a peaceful and joyous Yule and a happy and healthy 2021!

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Bull Breeds are not Bullies

Some of you might know that I’m fostering a dog for Greyhound Rescue Wales. He’s a bull lurcher, which means he’s a greyhound crossed with some kind of bull breed – most probably a Staffy. Bull breeds get a bad … Continue reading

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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Lurcher

Hi, Keith here! I love my foster home – with its wide open spaces and rabbit-infested thickets, it’s the perfect place for a dog to spend the lockdown. There’s a big beach, and a massive golf course with no golfers … Continue reading

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Guest Post from Keith the Lurcher

Hi, I’m Keith! I’m a four-year-old Lurcher and I’m staying with Annabelle while Greyhound Rescue Wales sorts me out a forever home. Annabelle has asked me to tell you a bit about myself, so here goes… I’m a mixture of … Continue reading

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Life without the Storyhounds

When you’ve had dogs for a long time, it’s hard to accept their absence. As well as missing their individual personalities, you miss that canine presence in the home. There’s something magical about the presence of a dog. Mine used … Continue reading

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Pearl’s Sacred Space

Hi, Pearl here! And so is summer, it seems, with people and noise everywhere. Call me a grouch, but it’s not my favourite season. My ears are super-sensitive and certain sounds drive me crazy, like the excited shrieks of kids … Continue reading

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Sorry I’m Late!

I was sad when Millie crossed the Bridge last year, because I couldn’t follow her, and I thought that meant I wouldn’t see her again. But on New Year’s Eve, something strange happened. We were getting ready to go out, … Continue reading

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Items for the Cosmic Dustbin, please!

Hi, Pearl here! Thanks to Millie’s excellent tuition I am now a thoroughly sophisticated and literate Greyhound in my own right, so I’d like to tell you a bit about Annabelle’s work in progress. In the third book of the Bad … Continue reading

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Pearl’s Tribute to Millie

As you know, Millie crossed the Rainbow Bridge last week. I didn’t realise what had happened at first – she looked just like she usually does when she flies off to the astral plane to hunt down ideas for stories. … Continue reading

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Run Free, Millie

I’m sorry to have to tell you that Millie crossed the Bridge earlier this week. She was a very special girl, and she’ll be sadly missed by her family and friends. Her playful, fun-loving spirit lives on and will continue … Continue reading

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