Here’s a link to the updated rules for dogs on public land and highways:-
I’ve not had a dog since I was 14 but I do occasionally look after this lovely old chap called Chester:-
I’ve said it before but I really do wonder how one person can look after 6 dogs. Frankly, keeping Chester out of mischief is a big enough job when he comes to stay with us, another 5 Chesters is utterly mind-boggling to me.
Anyway, as Sefton Council has updated its rules which I might add will apply to all parks and gardens in the Borough (including those run by Maghull Town Council, Aintree Village Parish Council & Lydiate Parish Council) I thought I’d put the new rules out there.
I have a four legged friend called Chester, he’s a Chocolate Labrador and it seems that, like me, he enjoys riding trains.
Chester waiting for his train at Rice Lane Station
He and I have escaped from Roy Connell, his owner, a couple of times now and spent some time riding on Merseyrail. We have travelled from Ainsdale to Maghull and more recently had a run out on the Kirkby line. It turns out that prior to my taking Chester on a train he’d never been on one! Fancy that 10 years old and never been on a train, that’ll never do.
Chester especially likes being made a fuss of and on both our train rides other passengers have obliged. I’ve also spoken to him about the Merseyrail Class 507/508 EMU’s and the fact that they are soon to be replaced by Class 777’s but he’s clearly not a fully fledged railway enthusiast just yet and is more keen to have treats and a fuss made of him.
We had a visit today from Roy and Beth Connell and their lovely chocolate Labrador – Chester.
Apart from Chester taking an instant dislike to next door’s cat he was very much on his best behaviour. Here’s a couple of shots of one well spoiled dog:-