The Retreat in Kent

The Retreat in Kent

The Retreat in Kent is a wonderful place. I was there this weekend and had a great time. I was met by a friendly guy called Billy. He showed us around and we drank champagne whilst watching the geese and ducks. We had a little 

Tiger population in Thailand increases

Tiger population in Thailand increases

This made me happy:  Mandy X What a sad world we live in where we kill animals for money – what skewed priorities we have. This year 79 tigers were captured on hidden cameras in Thailand’s Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng forest, which is an increase of 

Animal therapy – A street cat named Bob

Animal therapy – A street cat named Bob

Animal therapy has been around for a while but it is a growing trend. Animals can do amazing things for people, especially those that are vulnerable or suffer from mental health issues. I always loved the story about Bob, the street cat who saved his 

Try a therapy dog for your mental health issues

Try a therapy dog for your mental health issues

  Why not try a therapy dog for your mental health issues. I think it’s a fantastic idea. My dog, Socks has always been a huge help for me when I feel low. Just having him around me helps, even if he has no clue 

Hounds of love: How dogs can help you deal with anxiety

Hounds of love: How dogs can help you deal with anxiety

Panic attacks and anxiety disorders are running rampant nowadays. It seems every other person deals with some sort of anxiety issue. There are many ways people tried to get this under control – therapy, lifestyle changes, and medication. And of course, to each his own 

Dogs are great for mental health

Dogs are great for mental health

There are many stories of how dogs are great for mental health. In fact many animals can be excellent for mental health. Spending time with animals releases oxytocin – a feel good hormone. I have become allergic to my Yorkshire Terrier and miss him so 

Six Reasons Why We Should All Live Like Dogs  do

Six Reasons Why We Should All Live Like Dogs do

        I know this is a weird title for a blog post. Yes, I do believe that we have a lot to learn from dogs’ attitudes to life. No, this does not mean that I think you should be chasing after balls