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Canine Confessions

Canine Confessions

Reformed hounds share their stories and explain how they came to realise that their behaviour was bad for the South Downs National Park landscape, livestock, wildlife and the soldiers who train here.

#1 Frazzles - The Compulsive Sheep Botherer
#2 Candice - The Ground Nest Pest
#3 - Felicity: The Scoop on Picking up Poop
#4 Tiddles - The Red Flag Rascal

MEET THE DOGGY STARS AND THEIR OWNERS

Frazzles – aka Skye & Mr Howard
Candice – aka Dylan & Dean
Felicity - aka Banjo and Laura
Tiddles - aka Basil and owner Helen

If you are interested in supporting responsible dog walking in the South Downs National Park, then why not become a dog walking ambassador? Use the link below to find out more.

FOUR STEPS TO BEING A GOOD POOCH

  1. Keep dogs on a lead near livestock
  2. Bag and bin your poo, any public bin will do
  3. Protect ground nesting birds. Stick to the paths, especially between 1 March – 15 September
  4. Do not enter military training areas when the red flags are flying

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