As every owner of a smaller dog knows, being a “big dog” is all about attitude, not size (Letters, 20 January ). Ian Grieve Gordon Bennett, Llangollen Canal Joyce Turcotte praises masks for covering up wrinkles (Letters, 16 January ), but I find them useful for covering up my yawning in face-to-face meetings. Tim Martineau Wirral
INTERESTING FACT ABOUT YOUR PET: Having a pet in the home can actually lower a child’s likelihood of developing related allergies by as much as 33 percent. Children exposed early on to animals tend to develop stronger immune systems overall.