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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

Barking Blondes: National Microchipping Month, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: National Microchipping Month

There we were enjoying a congo at our local North London street party in glorious sunshine, when a handsome black-and-white Staffie, appeared from nowhere and peed on the limp bunting.

By | The Dog Blog | Sunday, 9 June 2013 at 5:00 am

Barking Blondes: The dog show season!, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: The dog show season!

We were guests on Woman’s Hour this week and interviewed by the dog-loving, wonderfully laconic Jenni Murray. Towards the end of the item things got rather emotional as she touched upon the tricky topic of coping with the death of a dog.

By | The Dog Blog | Sunday, 2 June 2013 at 5:00 am

Barking Blondes: Oh no! Not another dog book!, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: Oh no! Not another dog book!

Have you ever picked up a box of 100 books? This week has found the two of us lugging around the equivalent of our combined weight, including the dogs, from boot of the car to one canine venue after another.

By | The Dog Blog | Sunday, 26 May 2013 at 5:00 am

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