Television programmes – and of course all those amusing social media clips of performing pooches – have put pressure on new dog owners to have their pets jumping through hoops before they can barely walk.
Witnessing a child struggle with their speech can be a heartbreaking experience for parents. The first thing a loving mother and father want for their child is a long life of happiness and fulfilment.
The UK news headlines regularly feature fears about building materials and their impact on the health of people who live or work inside the structures. The Grenfell Tower tragedy was a particularly horrific example of this.