K9 Magazine In Publishing Magazine

For some former print titles, the switch to digital edition is a step into the unknown, is not always done for the right reasons, and is done with little imagination. For K9 Magazine, a print title from an overwhelmingly digital stable, it was like coming home. Ryan O’Meara explains why they ditched their flagship print…

BBC Three Counties and 4FM (Ireland)

Today’s media has been two dog items for BBC Three Counties (always a pleasure) and 4FM, an Irish-based station which described itself to me as a ‘the offspring of what would happen if Jeremy Vine and Chris Evans had a baby’. The Three Counties piece was an item on the importance and value of socialisation…

Dangerous Dogs Debate: Mia & Me on 5 News

Cheeky Mia became the first Rottweiler to take a seat on Natasha Kaplinsky’s sofa. She behaved herself, as she always does when on TV, and didn’t trump once. Note my ‘Rescue Me’ by dogsblog.com T-shirt. I am lucky enough to have a limited edition, one-of-a-kind sample and it attracted a lot of interest from some…

BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour

I’m trying to gather all my press clippings in one place so I can have a record of them when the day comes that all media refuse to speak to me and my life becomes a shell of an existence no longer defined by the absurd notion that I carry about with me that because…

Pink Dog Poo

Apparently….. It is the scourge of communities across Scotland and beyond, and no council has escaped censure for failing to clean up its act. Now one local authority has unveiled a novel solution to the problem of dog dirt – spraying it bright pink in a bid to shame guilty owners. But, according ‘Ryan O’Mara’,…

Radio Nottingham Paper Review

MPs expenses, a council spending £5,000 to prosecute a lady for a single sweet wrapper that fell out of her car, a postal worker complains about a 7lb kitten and a speed camera that has illegally fined motorists to the tune of £1.5m. Plus the obligatory dig at UK’s dangerous dogs laws! [display_podcast]