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Irish terriers: The gentleman’s dog

The charming Irish terrier, devoted friend to soldiers and princes alike, is in danger of dying out, but its followers are determined to turn things around. James Jackson reports

Grand National tips 2016

Tips for the 2016 Grand National

Can last year’s winner, Many Clouds, be the first horse since Red Rum to take the Grand National carrying top weight in this year’s race?


Is it time to run wild?

Few people would deny that the idea of a wilder Britain is exhilarating, but isn’t it just a dream for a country such as this?

Patterdale terrier

Presenting the Patterdale terrier

The Patterdale terrier is a tough, hardy, beautiful dog bred in the Lakeland fells, with a doughty character and a wonderful soft side

how to make bunting

How to make bunting

Making bunting for the village fete or just a summer party is easier than you think when you follow our top tips.

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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?