Experts note increasing numbers are taking their dogs with them to “bag” a peak, which range from relatively straightforward day hikes to the notorious Inaccessible Pinnacle, the second highest summit in the Skye Cuillin, which requires a rock-climb and abseil to complete the ascent.‘It’s humbling’: Shona Marshall and Betty the kerry blue terrier celebrate reaching the summit of Am Basteir, her 282nd and final Munro.
Grant's Whiskey distillery in Scotland — belonging to the brand William Grant & Sons — has just hired a curious quality expert to detect imperfections in the barrels of its product.One-year-old cocker spaniel, Rocco, will be the new sniffer dog and will report to new boss Mr Wooff #Whisky https://t.co/GIJ31PbGNh- ScotlandNow (@ScotlandNow).
The rewilding centre provides breeding space, veterinary care, remote monitoring and training to prepare cats for life in the wild.Saving Wildcats hails the cats as “one of Scotland’s most iconic species, embodying wild nature for the Scottish Highlands.
The heartwarming photos come after the Met Office issued an amber snow warning for parts of Scotland and northern England overnight.Lakeland Terriers play in the snow in South Yorkshire (Picture: Ryan Browne/REX) A happy dog in purple jumper enjoys the snow in Dunblane, Scotland.
A python has been found dead, slit open along the length of its body, while another was found in pieces, prompting an investigation at a nature reserve in Scotland .The first snake discovered had been slit up the stomach, the full length of its body.
Her owners, Trish Brewster 54, and Yan Balewicz, 60, from started picking up bits of rubbish from the beach near her home in Glenelg, Scotland, when they walked her and soon she started copying them.
Mackinnon is sitting huddled in the corner of a cafe with her two children, sipping hot chocolate as she describes the day three years ago when she was walking with her border collie Bonnie on Overtoun Bridge in Dumbarton, Scotland.
"To put their winter skills to the test, the two Winchmen were dropped off at a nearby bothy to undertake essential medical training in the snow." The spokesman added: "The remaining helicopter crew flew off to simulate a refuel and as they circled 1000ft up Loch Avon in the Cairngorms, a nearby section of cloud cleared and they happened to spot the dog perched precariously on the ledge.
Scotland Yard said its three-year investigation, during which dozens of dead animals were examined, has concluded humans are unlikely to have been responsible for killings.
A man repeatedly punched a police dog while it was helping officers with an arrest, Scotland Yard have said. Ernie the police dog was repeatedly punched by the suspect (Picture: PA)Officers deployed the Met’s dog unit and the man was chased in West Drayton.
More than 360 golden retrievers turned out to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the breed at the Guisachan Estate in Scotland. "Not one bark in these dogs," recalled Doreen McGugan, chair of the Golden Retriever Club of Scotland.