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Spare me the ‘furbabies’ – the humanisation of pets has gone too far

Let animals be animals

29 February 2020

9:00 AM

29 February 2020

9:00 AM

‘Can my dog meet your horse?’ asked the woman, as her German shepherd lunged at me, making my thoroughbred jump up and down in panic.

We had been riding through the woods, a friend and I, when we came across one of those dog-walking clubs. Up to a dozen of what looked like former guard dogs and their owners came round a bend on the track towards us.

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