How to deal with ticks on your dog.

How to deal with ticks on your dog.

Ticks are not particularly nice things, and they can pass disease onto your dog. Unfortunately, sooner or later your dog will pick up a tick or two. My dog has attracted a few, mostly around his face. This is usually when he’s been running around in long grass or woodland. A tick is best dealt with straight away. Most tick-borne diseases take between 24 and 36 hours to get passed to your dog, so speed…

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Cornelian Bay.

Cornelian Bay.

Cornelian Bay lies between the headland of White Nab, south of Scarborough’s South Bay and Knipe Point just north of Cayton Bay. The Cleveland Way footpath runs along the clifftop for the length of the bay. The relative inaccessibility of the bay, means that even on the busiest bank holiday, the number of people on the beach can be counted on one hand. Cornelian Bay is a fantastic place for a peaceful walk. The bay…

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Cayton Bay

Cayton Bay

I have been visiting Cayton Bay for nearly fifty years. In all that time it hasn’t changed much. It is a beautiful place to explore, whatever time of the year you visit. The Bay is about a kilometre and a half wide and is very popular with surfers, anglers, dog walkers and bird watchers. Low tide exposes some rocky outcrops and large areas of sandy beach. Check tide times at UK Tide Times. Cliffs back…

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Whitby to Sandsend

Whitby to Sandsend

Introduction. This is a popular beach walk from Whitby to the nearby village of Sandsend, along a flat sandy beach. The route is part of the Cleveland Way, although technically this follows the top of West Cliff and the A174 to Sandsend. The beach is a much better option, unless it’s a particularly high tide. The long, wide beach is ideal for a dog walk, plenty of room for dogs to run around. The walk…

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