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The Barking Blondes: Crufts 2015

As with any beauty pageant, this year’s Crufts had its dark side.

By | The Dog Blog | Monday, 9 March 2015 at 4:13 pm

Barking Blondes: Resident “house dogs”

How would you react, if, when you booked into your hotel, there was a dog waiting to welcome you at Reception?

By | The Dog Blog | Monday, 16 February 2015 at 4:48 pm

Barking Blondes: Dogs living outside, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: Dogs living outside

On a recent long weekend break to Spain, we were excited to spy a British bulldog asleep on an adjacent balcony. From our apartment, we could watch his every move and were concerned to discover there were no evidence of food or water bowls. After, what was an uncharacteristically cold night for the area, we were even more alarmed to see he had not been moved indoors and it was apparent the owners were away.

By | The Dog Blog | Tuesday, 10 February 2015 at 10:31 am

Barking Blondes: Pooch postcodes

Are certain breeds of dogs better suited to the city whilst others prefer a rural vista?
We all know choosing the right dog for your lifestyle is a key factor to being a responsible owner. But how many of us also consider the relevance of our geographic environment before choosing our mutt?
A recent study, called Dog [...]

By | The Dog Blog | Monday, 26 January 2015 at 8:23 am

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

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