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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

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

The dogs of WW2

Dogs and the Second World War

The War Office invites dog owners to lend their dogs to the Army,’ stated an appeal in British newspapers on May 5, 1941, despite a general feeling in Whitehall that…

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?