"Now that you are growing up," said Lady Lupin to her puppies, "it is time to learn about etiquette."
"What does that mean, dear Mother?" said Lady Lobelia.
"How to behave like ladies and gentledogs."
Lady Lupin, aristocrat, deerhound and mother to many, instructs her pups in good manners and good behaviour. Never bark with your mouth full, always send thank-you letters and never, ever, eat an ice cream while wearing a veil . . .