‘We sponsored an opera seat for our cat’: readers on commemorating their beloved pets

‘We sponsored an opera seat for our cat’: readers on commemorating their beloved pets

Lindsey Manton’s tattoo of her yorkshire terrier, Kimi.Photograph: Lindsey Manton/Guardian Community.Photograph: Stephanie/Guardian Community.Photograph: Valeria/Guardian Community.Photograph: Jennifer/Guardian Community.Photograph: Andrew Lewis/Guardian Community.Photograph: Nicholas Cook/Guardian CommunityWhen our lurcher Nelson passed away during lockdown, it was crushing.

Germans must walk their dogs twice a day, new law will say

Germans must walk their dogs twice a day, new law will say

Germany’s dog owners will soon to be ordered by law to walk their pets twice a day.Bärbel Kleid, the owner of a five-year-old Yorkshire terrier called Sam, who lives in Berlin, said: “I find it patronising to be told how long I should take my dog out for.