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All these lockdown puppies come at a price

The hidden costs of the lockdown puppy boom

10 October 2020

9:00 AM

10 October 2020

9:00 AM

‘Book H in for a colonoscopy at a private clinic,’ begins one entry in Sasha Swire’s enjoyable diaries about her husband (which she should have called What Hugo Did During Term-Time.) She accompanies him to his appointment — whether for juicy material or moral support, we are not told — and relates how the bored consultant bangs on in detail, not about her hubby’s bum, but about the time his pointer swallowed a budgie.

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