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King of the DINOS

It has been a long two months fostering Arthur, who continues to challenge my nerves, patience and upper body strength on a daily basis, but it has also led to … Continue reading

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Ooops I did it again…

I may have found another homeless kitten on a cold winter night…this is getting to be a habit! There was a crying noise coming from outside the other night and … Continue reading

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Arthur in Action!

A photography-savvy friend helped to take some better outdoor shots of Arthur for facebook and the HUG website, since my dark, indoor mobile phone photos weren’t doing him justice! It’s … Continue reading

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Pup Machine

A friend passed on the below ad which came from a classifieds listing for greyhounds in Ireland. It makes my blood boil and exemplifies everything that is wrong with the … Continue reading

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Arthur’s Saga Continues

Arthur is still here with us, despite attempts to find another cat-free foster home, and I have been posting his photo and description on every lost dog and social networking … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 · 3 Comments

Happy Halloween!

We’re having a low key Halloween here at home, hoping there aren’t too many firecrackers and bangers over the evening. It’s always a dangerous time for pets with strange noises … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · 7 Comments

Looking for a special home for Arthur

HUG was contacted by a couple in Galway City who had found a very nervous greyhound cross straying near their home, and had brought him in, but were unable to … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

Meet Bob the Cat

In the back alley behind my house, there is a lovely friendly cat who often comes to chat with Bella and I our our daily walks, and is a very … Continue reading

October 17, 2012 · 3 Comments

Typographic Christmas Cards

For the last several years I have been making typographic Christmas cards to give to friends and family, creating various creatures out of characters in different typefaces. Serif faces generally … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

Pet Expo Weekend

The HUG team had a busy weekend at Ireland’s Pet Expo at Punchestown Racecourse October 6th & 7th. Our display had a wide selection of HUG merchandise and doggy gear … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 2 Comments