Exporting Pets From the ME to the UK

During our time in the UAE, we acquired two rescued sighthounds, Ramlah and Rahhal and it has always been our intention to take them back to our native Scotland when our time is done in the Middle East.  My time there is not completely over, but my husband has...

Exporting Pets to Oman

We are in the process of moving to Oman and exported our two dogs, Rahhal and Ramla on 30th December 2016.  If you plan to migrate with your canine/feline family to the UAE’s neighbour, here’s what you need to do. #1 – If they don’t have it...

Rahaal Racing

The cool season is upon us and although we go to the desert year round, the best time to visit is early winter or spring.  Here’s a clip of my beloved Rahaal stretching his legs in the desert.  Big thanks to Clive Delves of CD Productions for capturing this...

Sunday Saluki Snapshot #4

Ok, so it’s Tuesday!  On holiday in a freezing cold and wet Scotland so all behind with everything. Rahhal resting in the shade at the Qasr Al Sarab, during the ADDC back in April.  Wish I was warm...

Sunday Saluki Snapshot #3

With daytime temps reaching 40-42C and Madinat Zayed being situated more than 100kms from the sea, we did not really expect to see fog at this time of year. My hubby took this picture on his early morning walk with the dogs – I always mean to join him but after...

Sunday Saluki Snapshot #3

You might have noticed we spend quite a bit of time in the desert – and our dogs love it too!  This snap was taken the other night when it was an unusually cool 34C at 5pm – just 20 minutes away from our house....