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Barking Blondes: Washing the dog, Uncategorized

Barking Blondes: Washing the dog

A few years back, we starred in a Sky series “ A Different Breed”, which explored the lives of a chosen pack of dogs and their owners.
One of the episode’s centred around an automated dog wash in North London.
Situated in an out house, in the car park of The Spaniards Inn, it was an eccentric [...]

By | | Sunday, 30 November 2014 at 10:39 am

Barking Blondes: What breed of dog makes the best pet?, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: What breed of dog makes the best pet?

A question for all you dog owners out there.. “What made you choose one breed over another?
Everyone has a ‘preferred’ view on what’s the  perfect or ‘Top Dog’. Some decisions might be based on ‘personality’ , looks and fashion rather than more fundamental points like intelligence, health and lifespan.
Often its based on history “My family [...]

By | The Dog Blog | Sunday, 23 November 2014 at 7:51 pm

Barking Blondes: Puppy smuggling, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: Puppy smuggling

As we begin the countdown to the festive season, The Dogs Trust reminded us this week, of their now famous slogan, ‘A Dog is for Life and not just for Christmas.”
Despite the charity’s tireless campaigning for puppies not to be bought as Christmas presents, ‘Fido’ is still high on the list for Santa every year.
However, [...]

By | The Dog Blog | Sunday, 16 November 2014 at 6:00 am

Barking Blondes: Pet Nups

Relationship break ups are never pleasant and along with who gets what in the vinyl collection, for pet owners, there is also the dilemma of  “Who get’s the dog?”
As with children, the dog could be traumatised by the fragmentation of the family circle. Although the decision over the car, or the sofa is often acrimonious [...]

By | The Dog Blog | Saturday, 4 October 2014 at 1:53 pm

Barking Blondes: The biggest dog show in the world, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: The biggest dog show in the world

We are writing this from Crufts, the biggest dog show in the world.

By | The Dog Blog | Sunday, 9 March 2014 at 5:47 pm

Barking Blondes: Animals don’t understand the concept of Bonfire night, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: Animals don’t understand the concept of Bonfire night

For dogs and cats it’s an onslaught to their senses with alien sounds whizzing and exploding overhead. Not understanding what’s going on, our pets turn to their fight or flight instinct in an attempt to rationalise the situation.

By | The Dog Blog | Saturday, 2 November 2013 at 8:00 am

Barking Blondes: Would you clone your dog?, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: Would you clone your dog?

We all remember the headlines in 1996 surrounding the arrival Dolly, the first British cloned sheep. Hailed as one of the biggest scientific breakthroughs, Dolly was considered highly controversial.

By | The Dog Blog | Sunday, 27 October 2013 at 4:00 am

Barking Blondes: Things to take into consideration when searching for the perfect pooch, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: Things to take into consideration when searching for the perfect pooch

Research is essential in finding the perfect pooch. Remember the bigger the dog, the bigger the ‘doo-doo’.

By | The Dog Blog | Saturday, 5 October 2013 at 6:00 am

Barking blondes: A grim tail of grooming, The Dog Blog

Barking blondes: A grim tail of grooming

So the proud owner of Biskit, a golden retriever and Rocky a German shepherd, was fined £50 this week for sprinkling a section of her local park with dog hair.

By | The Dog Blog | Sunday, 28 July 2013 at 12:00 pm

Barking blondes: Who’s smarter – cats or dogs?, The Dog Blog

Barking blondes: Who’s smarter – cats or dogs?

It may have been coincidence that led to the BBC on Thursday transmitting a cat programme the very same night as Paul O’Grady’s successful ITV dog series.

By | The Dog Blog | Sunday, 16 June 2013 at 5:00 am

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