$render.recurse($ctx, '$content.code.value')

Devon Loves Dogs group celebrates first anniversary at Pebblebed Heaths

PUBLISHED: 14:10 20 August 2018 | UPDATED: 14:10 20 August 2018

Dog owners have signed up to a code of practice to protect wild animals and their habitats

A group which encourages responsible, environment-friendly dog-walking has celebrated its first anniversary, with a group walk on Pebblebed Heaths.

Devon Loves Dogs joined forces with the Pebblebed Heaths Conservation Trust for a guided walk, with the leader giving information about the heathland’s wildlife.

At the end of the walk the 15 dogs were given a canine-friendly cake and played games, with prizes for the winners.

Membership of Devon Loves Dogs is free, and offers information on recommended walking routes, invitations to guided walks, and money-off vouchers. Members agree to follow a code of practice which includes keeping their dogs under control and away from wildlife, and clearing up after them. Guided walks on Pebblebed Heaths take place every month. Kim Strawbridge from the Conservation Trust said: “The walks give people the confidence to explore, safe in the knowledge that if they follow the Pebblebed Dog Code, they are helping us care for the heaths which we all love.”

Other News Stories

Save Exmouth Seafront campaigners have expressed concerns after East Devon District Council pushed through plans to realign the Queen’s Drive road and car park.

Read more

Headteacher offers to show parents round and find out more about the school’s staff, facilities and ethos

Read more
13:15

This week we take a look at photos from the archives of Exmouth and Withycombe Boys’ Brigade.

Read more

Krispies in Exmouth has reopened after three weeks of refurbishment work to ‘future proof’ the shop.

Read more

This video shot by Andy Stott of Exmouth RNLI shows the moment an anti-tank rocket was detonated on the beach.

Read more

Time is running out for people to book their place at a charity curry evening taking place in Budleigh Salterton on Friday (November 23).

Read more

Town leaders have backed proposals to give temporary attractions on Exmouth seafront a 12-month stay of execution.

Read more

An Exmouth schoolgirl has adorned a specially made dress to pay tribute to her late Falklands hero granddad.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:51

Comedian Paddy McGuinness has presented an award for top family fun to a holiday park near Budleigh Salterton.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:17

Pupils from St Peter’s Primary School, Budleigh Salterton, marked Armistice Day with their own ‘moving’ service of Remembrance.

Read more
$render.recurse($ctx, '$content.code.value')

Local Weather

Heavy Showers

Heavy Showers

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 2°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Exmouth Journal twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy


Show Job Lists


Find planning applications