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"Hi, I'm William (a Lurcher sighthound). In my case I'm a mixture of Deerhound, Greyhound, Bedlington, Collie & Huntaway. I was born 13th October 2007 on a farm near Tavistock Devon. Hope you will enjoy my adventures........❤️William"
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13 Jun 2011

This is my mate Canada

He is the first mate I made in Woolacombe when I was little.  Of course, he is a greyhound and I was only a little pup and running around with him I could never keep up.  As time went by and I got bigger and faster I could out run him.  Now though he is getting older and he has a poorly leg so he now can't keep up with me


He is a lovely chap though and we still meet up for morning walkies.


Oh...and as usual mum couldn't resist doing a sketch from one of the photographs



  1. Canada looks a lovely friend and I'm sure he's taught you a lot over the years, William. Remember to let him out run you just once in a while, a boy's got his pride after all.

    Mum's sketch is lovely, it captures Canada's sweet nature.


  2. We also have a friend who is a greyhound. He is younger than us and we can't catch him, so we crouch down on the ground and leap out on him as he dashes by. We form a pincer movement and ambush him and then boss him into submission with lots of growly noises.Hen-pecked? oh yes.
    E and R xx

  3. Thanks Joanna - yes Canada is lovely. So glad you like the sketch.

  4. Hi Kath - Ellie & Roobarb: I loved to hear about your friend, sounds like you have a good time on the ambush!

  5. Aw, poor Canada! It’s hard to get old! (I can relate!) What a great pal to have! (And your mum did a lovely job on his portrait!)

  6. Hi Robin, mum's pleased you like the portrait...love william.

  7. That is a great friend you have, William! Your mum did a lovely portrait of him!

  8. Judy...My mum is pleased you like the portrait!.... love william.

  9. That's a lovely sketch. Canada is a beautiful dog too. Bibi says that aging is not fun.
    What a fun that you together let out during the morning walk.

  10. Hi Renske, Canada's mum and dad will be really pleased to learn that so many people like him:)