adopt a rescue dog - bertie

The twelve dogs of Christmas

Country Life teamed up with the Dogs Trust for Christmas to find 12 dogs new homes - could any of these hounds be your new family dog?

adopt a rescue dog shep

The fifth dog of Christmas…Shep

After a little bit of time to get used to his new home, Shep will be the life and soul of the household, as long as you enjoy playing fetch!

dog friendly holiday cottages

Dog Friendly cottages to rent

If you're planning to rent somewhere for the family for Christmas or New Year read our list of dog-friendly cottages in the UK