Another Winter Season…

It’s December already!!! I cannot believe we are reaching the end of another year…mind blowing. And what a fantastic year it has been, now that the colder weather has arrived though I echo my puppies sentiment, the sofa and blankets are very appealing! Perhaps we should all just hibernate for a few months….

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But no, winter sunshine is some of the best and we LOVE OUR WALKS!!Β unnamed (15)

A winter woodland…no honestly it doesn’t have to be snowy to be cold πŸ˜€ Β unnamed (16)

A trunk full of chocolate! That’s one good-looking boot πŸ˜€Β unnamed (17) unnamed (18)

A face you just can’t say no too!

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Toy??

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Olly and his ober-bright glowing bandanna!

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Frenchies on the hilltop xx

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I love me some Frenchie close-ups!!

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Kobi’s monkey impression hehehe!

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Molly’s catching you up Booboo!

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A winter beach trip…

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It’s true love with Moomoo, she only has eyes for Winston xxunnamed (30)

Little fraggle Smudgy-boy…

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If you don’t enjoy walking dogs in the winter, at 7am in the morning before its even light and the rest of the world has woken up, then don’t become a dog owner!! Your dogs needs come first, above your need for your cosy warm bed!

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Top and tail…

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Rumble in the jungle…DOG PILE!

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Professor Archie is not a massive fan of photos!unnamed (36)

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Louis on the other hand LOVES the camera πŸ™‚unnamed (38)

Monday crew, guaranteed to make you smile no matter what!

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Winston’s tongue is almost as long as his face!Β unnamed (40)

Wee-man Hector has left us for a new home, we had a lovely last day together with all his friends at the beach. Have a wonderful time with your new family little man, we will never forget you.Β unnamed (42)

Honda cruising whilst the other nutters play ‘The Four Dogs of the Apocalypse’ lol πŸ™‚unnamed (43)

I love Winston’s modeling pose here, over the shoulder vogue!Β unnamed (44)

The muddiest puppy ever!!! She LOVES the muck πŸ˜€ xxxunnamed (45)

Happy to be back!

Well we had a fantastic time away, but it was fantastic to come back to work too!! We missed all our friends on four paws, and judging from the amazing welcome we got they missed us too!

Poor Mr Honda has a sore leg, but has been in good spirits and is slowly recovering. Woop, woop! We have been taking it easy on lead walks and resting too. It has been very warm this week, Indian summer! So we have all been enjoying little stops along the way for drinks and cooling down.

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A very sunny afternoon on Craiglockhart Hill, every time I walk up here with the dogs I am sad that Edinburgh Council have sold the nature reserve and university buildings for development. Its a crime….

Wee-man Hector chasing Ruben and Louis!

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I really hope whatever company has bought these makes a good job of converting them, it would be a tragedy otherwise.Β unnamed (46)

Happy happy trails, I love this sight πŸ˜€

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It has been very warm this week as I said, but we have also had some very very foggy mornings too! When the fog burns off we have been left with blazing sunshine and cloudless skies. I could definitely get used to this weather! Autumn is on its way…

Molly and the gang walking at the edge of the world!

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Pretty spider webs in the morning dew…

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Murphy, Smudge and Hugo, ‘Throw the ball Auntie Andie!!’

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A happy Irish Terrier in the morning sun…

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Maud-monster has been in the puddles πŸ˜€

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Knackard after the walk, ‘Can’t keep….eyes….open….ZZZZzzzzz.’

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Ruben out with the chocolate labs and sunning himself in the afternoon sun enjoying the view.

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Looking out over Arthur’s Seat…

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We are all very much enjoying our luxury new ride, whoop whoop, traveling in style! After starting out the week in tragedy (some horrible person smashing my back window then driving off and leaving me without so much as a note!) we are now all settled in and I have to say super impressed with the custom dog-guard and boot divider. The spacious Volvo, who we have named ‘Zeus’ πŸ˜‰ , has also been kitted out to perfection with a back seat dog-hammock and brand new doggie seat belts throughout! Oh yeah, pimpin puppy wagon….

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Giorge taking five in the shade…

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The loving couple πŸ˜‰ So funny, they always pose the same way!!

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A beautiful morning in Colington Dell.

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It’s been a fabulous first week back, Gus’s Friday face says it all!!

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Busy bees…

We have a lot to catch up on from the last few weeks! So without further ado lets get started!

Prince Boo-boo looking super handsome to start us off on another photo megathon!

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Waterfall photo shoot with Archie and Ella πŸ˜€

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It was my lad Gus’s 4th Birthday this week. We celebrated with walks with all our friends and venison cheese burgers! I feel so lucky to have Gussy in my life, this cool little grump-bag is my whole word. Love you baby xxx

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Gus’s Birthday walk with friends…

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Molly-moo had her hair cut this week also at Christines (http://www.christinesdogparlour.co.uk/). Here are some before and after photos! She is loving her summer cut, much cooler for these muggy days we seem to be having no end of!

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At home in the evening with Archie and Ella.

‘There were four in the bed and the little one said, roll over, roll over!’

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Playing chase on Blackford Hill, hoping the storm clouds blow over!!

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Fuzzy boys together πŸ™‚

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We love our walks on the Observatory, Edinburgh is gorgeous!

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Paradise walks…

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Honda cooling his hot heels πŸ˜€

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Everything is just a tiny bit overgrown hehe πŸ˜‰

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Olly is joining us again for a few weeks, yipee!!! Welcome back to our big black panther….who is indeed a total pussy cat πŸ˜‰ Wintson is photo-bombing Ollys shot here hehehe!

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The lovely Miss Jess is away for her holiday and so had her last walk with us this week. Boo…..Have a great holiday Jess and we will see you in a month xxxx

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Fridays lunch walk with all the big boys (and girl ;)…) and wee-man Hector who is helping me keep them in line for the photo lol πŸ˜€

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I-phone photos…

 

 

Well we have been having some outstanding, truly spectacular weather recently!! It has been roasting! And we have been loving every minute of it!!

I have recently purchased an I-phone (I have finally caught up with the rest of the world haha!) and so have been experimenting with the camera and posting on instagram. For anyone who would like to follow my daily doggie photo posts on my instagram account the name to search for is; Β Andreajackalleg. There are some art and fish keeping posts on my instagram page but mostly it’s of the amazing pups I spend my days with! After all, they are just so dalm photogenic!

Here is the catch up of photos from the last week.

First up its Molly who would like to take a minute to remind all our lovely customers that it is tick season especially with all this long grass to play in! So please check your pups over of a night-time for any unwelcome hangers-on!

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My own Molly-moo posing pretty in the sunshine…

 

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Ella and the Big-Yins on Friday. It seems a long time since this meadow was in full bloom. Summer is officially here!

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Mr Hugo, who sadly will be leaving us for roughly four weeks as he holidays with his Nana and Papa in Ireland. Have a fab time lovely boy, see you in August!

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SUNSHINE!!!!!

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MORE SUNSHINE!!!! πŸ˜€

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Ruben is now dwarfing his mate Kobi, what a big lad he is turning out to be!

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My my how long is you tongue Kobs?!

All the better to kiss you with Auntie Andie! Slurp!

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Pant pant, up-hill in the sunshine?! What are you trying to do to us Andie!

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Maud-monster staying in the shade. Bullies are not good at coping with the heat, so remember folks to always have water to cool them down. The fastest way to chill out any dog if they are not a big fan of going in the water on their own (like Maud is!) is to soak their chest, stomach, neck front legs with cool water. This acts as sweat and draws the heat out, helping them lower their body temperature faster. Paddling pools are a good idea if your pups like playing in the sun in your garden. If your dog does not like water at all then avoid taking them out at all in the heat of the day, opt for cool morning or evening walks instead. And most importantly folks please remember to NEVER leave your dog in your car in this weather. It can reach over 40 degrees in your car in under 20 mins, even with the window open. Each year dogs die in hot cars. Even if you just want to pop into the shops for ten minutes, leave your dog at home! Don’t risk it.Β http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/watch-what-happens-you-leave-7165791

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Lots and lots of swimming to keep cool last week!

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Ruben with the Labs, he has caught up to the big guys now! And he still has a way to go yet!

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One none doggie-photo, a very pretty birds egg we found!

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The summer has begun and this heralds the start of our annual busy boarding season. To start us off we have Mr Leo in da house!

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Cutie-pie! Real men do pink πŸ˜‰

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For the Love of Dogs