This week Anna goes to the very first PAAWstival: a festival where Pets Are Always Welcome. Paaw House
With a tie break, top marks from all the judges in three categories Remarkable Rescue, Rudy with his human Joe Hepburn @thatjoebloke, Lockdown Legend, Dexter with Adam Jarrell @luceanddex and Golden Oldie, Belinha with Teresa @thedogvine. In the spirt of all that is good in the world of dogs our finalists chose to split the £10k prize.
This week Anna meets up with Author & Journalist, Genevieve Fox, and her Miniature Schnauzer, Pepper on Hampstead Heath.
Retracing their steps spent training on an ‘experience’ walk, where Anna highlighted some training tips for an article in The Observer magazine about walking your own dog, and how it helps your dog’s and your own well-being. Passionate about punctuating your dog’s day, and building proactive games into an everyday walk for extra enrichment.
Jonny Clowes Editor at Thames & Hudson chatting about Magnum Dogs
Jonny Clowes, Editor at Thames & Hudson, joins Anna to chat about a stunning celebratory collection of photographs called Magnum Dogs. Spanning eight decades, featuring an idiosyncratic pedigree of the journalistic, artistic and storytelling. This collection is all about the dog. Selected from over 2,000 images, Magnum Dogs features Henric Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, David Seymour, and George Rodger and many more.
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I'm so excited to be judging at Paawstival a new dog-centric event appropriately being staged on the Isle of Dogs. In aid of The Wild at Heart Foundation and StreetVet, Paawstival offers a fun packed two days for dogs and their owners to celebrate man's best friend, whilst helping dogs less fortunate, and the homeless community with dogs receive the support and pathways to housing they deserve
Lassie, Toto, and 101 Dalmatians. Crime Fiction Writer and Dog Lover Laura Wilson talks about the role dogs have played in Literature for centuries.
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