By Hannah Dyball
Here is a scene in which many a dog owner will be familiar with. You open the front door after a long day at work to discover there’s been a break-in. Overturned furniture, gouged windows and floors, the contents of drawers and surface tops littering the hallway. The answering machine is flashing away out of the corner of your eye, and the dog is going crazy. But wait. Why is nothing missing? The TV is still in position on the wall; your jewellery still lying on the counter. You take one look at your frantic canine pacing back and forth and ask yourself – is all this really the work of one home-alone dog?