Yorkshire Life : 2020-10-01

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DOG DAYS The Ruff Guide Out and about with Yorkshire dogs and their ‘pawrents’ Claudia Robinson WORDS: SNOOZE TIME We all know that investing in a good mattress for us humans is important, so why shouldn’t that rule be the same for dogs? Silentnigh­t have launched a range of beds for our furry friends to ensure our pets get a great night’s sleep too. The Silentnigh­t Ultrabounc­e Pet Bed is perfect because it’s flat, so your dog can stretch out. It also re-plumps after use so your pet will return to the same comfy bed they left. Its quilted fabric is durable and withstands scratching and chewing, while the cover is machine washable. DOG WALK people Millets who have teamed up with navigation experts Ordnance Survey to put together a free to access directory of more than 50 dog-friendly walks spanning the length of Great Britain. Yorkshire’s walk starts in the village square in Osmotherle­y (the Golden Lion is a good dog-friendly pub too), and takes about two hours. There’s an interactiv­e map at millets.co.uk/blog/50-best-dogwalks-across-the-uk. One of North Yorkshire’s finest dog walking routes near Osmotherle­y has been voted a top dog day out. Osmotherle­y is known for its beautiful village setting and vintage old stone cottages. Head on to the moors above the scenic Oak Dale before passing through the stunning views across the plains of Mowbray and Cleveland. The 8.6km walk is one of a collection from outdoor Prices start at £29 silentnigh­t.co.uk HELLO DOGGIE Luna is an eight-month-old Labrador and lives in Royston, Barnsley. Born in North Yorkshire she loves going for walks at Newmiller Dam, Notton Woods ad Nostell Priory in West Yorkshire, so a good allround Yorkshire lass! Sprocket is an 18-month-old working Cocker Spaniel from Linthwaite, Huddersfie­ld. He lives with a big family, sharing his home with four children under 12 and brings happiness to everyone. He loves long walks in the Yorkshire Dales, especially hills and moorland. Cockapoo siblings Sasha and Luna live in York but are well travelled pooches having previously lived in the Cayman Islands where they loved chasing iguanas and their daily dip in the Caribbean Sea. Now they enjoy walks along both sides of the River Ouse and chasing squirrels! We want to meet your dogs! Email a photo to emma.mayoh@archant.co.uk or tag us on instagram @yorkshirel­ifemag Yorkshire Life: October 2020 65 Š

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