Dilyn the dog could be key in virus fight

Dilyn the dog could be key in virus fight

• The culture secretary says it is important that students do not “give up a year of their life” by not going to university (Oliver Dowden defends university student lockdowns – video , 27 September).

Meghan and Prince Harry's 2 dogs make surprise appearance in new video

Meghan and Prince Harry's 2 dogs make surprise appearance in new video

In a recent video of the former Meghan Markle in a conversation with activist Gloria Steinem , the pair sit outside in socially distanced chairs and discuss women's rights and the importance of voting.

Harry and Meghan cover faces with bandanas as they walk their dogs in LA

Harry and Meghan cover faces with bandanas as they walk their dogs in LA

Prince Harry was pulled along by their black Labrador Oz while Meghan Markle walked the family’s rescue beagle Guy. Travelling in their Porsche SUV, the couple followed Southern California rules requiring the wearing of face masks to combat the spread of coronavirus , but their security guard was thought to have flouted the regulation.

These are the UK’s most popular breeds of dogs in 2019

These are the UK’s most popular breeds of dogs in 2019

Bill Lambert, spokesperson for the Kennel Club, said: ‘People simply forget there are so many different dog breeds, with different personalities and characteristics, and it’s not just the popular, well-known ones that make a great match for our varying lifestyles.

Hunters blame activists after pack of 40 dogs rip fox to shreds

Hunters blame activists after pack of 40 dogs rip fox to shreds

In response, a spokesman for the East Sussex and Romney Marsh Hunt has said there is no evidence to suggest the fox was alive when it was found, before slamming the saboteurs for blowing horns to distract the dogs.

Thugs caught wild rabbits and filmed as they fed them to their dogs

Thugs caught wild rabbits and filmed as they fed them to their dogs

The wild rabbits were caught near playgrounds and fields in the Eastbourne area of East Sussex (Picture: RSPCA / SWNS)It was then discovered that his son Liam Smith, had been going out with Earwaker rabbiting and ferreting, and they were catching rabbits and ‘dropping’ them in front of their dogs for the dogs to chase.

Ben-Fur: Romans brought rabbits to Britain, experts discover

Ben-Fur: Romans brought rabbits to Britain, experts discover

The 4cm fragment of tibia bone was unearthed at Fishbourne Roman palace in Chichester, West Sussex in 1964 but was stored in a box at the site until 2017, when Dr Fay Worley, a zooarchaeologist with Historic England, recognised it as belonging to a rabbit.

King the wire fox terrier named Westminster's Best in Show – as it happened

King the wire fox terrier named Westminster's Best in Show – as it happened

Indeed, Colton the Schipperke is introduced seventh despite being ineligible for Best in Show (even though no one in the crowd has been made aware unless they’ve been checking the news on their phones).

Canine comforts: five-star treats for the whole family – including the dog

Canine comforts: five-star treats for the whole family – including the dog

To this end PetsPyjamas, the online bespoke dog-friendly travel company, helped me devise an active mini-break of soft cycling and easy hiking in West Sussex and Dorset with pampering and luxury creature comforts for myself, my husband, our two sons and our miniature schnauzer.