No excuses…

Ok, ok…I’m not even going to try and make excuses for my long absence. What can I say? We are very, very busy puppies!! I am not going to ask for forgiveness either, I’m just gonna bombard you with post upon post of cutie-patootie doggie photos!! The super-duper cuteness will win you over I have no doubts 😀

Start us off with the cutness Hugo, work thoes “Love me” eyes!

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My darling girl was deep in her ‘Chewbacca’ stage haha! Looking slick after her much needed haircut! IMG_6200[1]

My doggies are not spoiled….nope nope….IMG_6123[1]

Gus and his bestest friend! IMG_6377[1]

Everyone look to the right lol! IMG_6378[1]

Beautiful days in Edinburgh, how I love this city! IMG_6379[1]

The most handsome baby-munchkin! Giorgie looking good! IMG_6380[1]

Wind-swept Smudgy-boy!

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Super cute kisses from Archie to Gus. xxxIMG_6382[1]

Double-trouble, the boys brigade lol! IMG_6624[1]

Sunshine in the snowdrops. IMG_6625[1] IMG_6626[1] IMG_6628[1] IMG_6629[1] IMG_6630[1]

Does Gus’s face make for a comfy ass-cushion Molly?? IMG_6697[1]

Total posers 😀

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More Bulldogs!!! All the bulldogs yey!!! And of course photo-bombing Archie hehehe! IMG_6794[1]

My snuggle-bug, burrowed in like a tick! IMG_6143[1]

The hardcore team, keep up with us if you can! IMG_6805[1]

Molly playing with her boyfriend, who is ever so obliging and lets her win 😉 IMG_6806[1]

I love my squishy-faced grump bag! IMG_6996[1]

Gus helping me out with thanking my amazing customers for being, well….amazing!!! IMG_6723[1]

Chasing tails….

A lot of catching up to do! We have faced the tail end of a hurricane and the Autumn floods, but we never fail to enjoy all that Edinburgh’s magnificent open spaces have to offer us!

Olly-boy came for a short stay, which we always look forward too! Here he is with another mahoosive stick!

“Its mine, all mine, mwahahahaha!”

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Selfies with Molly and Olly 😀

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A massive kiss from Olly! Awwww I love you too!!! And…..eww 😀 xunnamed (39)

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Miss Jess, its not often I can get her to sit still long enough to take her photo haha! Its lovely when I do though because she is BEEEEAUUUTIFUL!!!

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Check out Honda’s amazing camouflage!! Pretty darn impressive!

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Oh-oh, incoming!! This might hurt a tad 😉

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Mini incoming 😀 This will hurt less so lol!

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Double trouble xxXXxx

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Autumn sunshine at Cramond Beach.

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So Ella, Smudge and I visited Edinburgh Zoo….just kidding 😀 It just so happens that the dogs discovered one of our walks on a nature reserve borders with Emu pen at Edinburgh Zoo. The dogs were very quiet and well behaved, but of course curious as hell about these massive scary birds! To be honest the Emus were very curious too and did not look the least bit concerned. The dogs however were I think VERY grateful for the high fencing between them lol!

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Dumplings anyone!

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Molly catching up on Olly, I think she may have the drop on you this time mate!unnamed (47)

Murphy proving that ginger is shown off best in the sunlight.

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Rocketdog sporting his Telly-Tubby mohawk hahaha!

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I love Bulldog Thursdays! (So does Archie and wee-man!) Hector is like, “I refuse to look at the camera, now get over here woman and lift me down from here, toot-sweet!”

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Puffed out and having a rest on Blackford Hill…

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More of the gorgeous puddings together xxx

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Ruben and his liquid eyes always ready to make me laugh xxunnamed (56) unnamed (57)

Who has the biggest tongue?? Louis or Winston….hmmmm…

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My angel, my princess, my girl xx

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Through the fog…

Last week we had some crazy foggy weather! It was so thick sometimes the dogs would almost disappear completely…almost 😉 One of my lovely clients asked if I was missing the warmer weather, but truth be told it has been roasting! Its so humid I have still been walking is shorts and t-shirt, albeit with some leggings underneath 😉

We have had some of our very dear friends come to guest spot with us over the last few weeks. It was absolutely wonderful to have Cocoa-Bean come to visit, we have known Cocoa since she was a little puppy and Gus especially thinks of her as his sister!

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It was also lovely to have Olly join us for a few walks again, we miss our Black Panther when he is away xxx

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A good photo to demonstrate the crazy fog! Giorge is like, ‘Eh, guys?? Where are you?!’

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Some stunning group photos…

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Two of my favorite squishy faces!

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This was a particularly damp and chilly morning. The fog was so thick we were getting soaked even without a single raindrop falling! Coats on…

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Selfies with dogs; I am getting the hand of this doggie hypnosis hahahaha! unnamed (73)

Its nice to get home and snuggle after a humid and damp day on the hills, Tillie agrees and thinks my legs make a pretty darn good pillow 😉

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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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Happy happy trails, I love this sight 😀

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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 😀

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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’ 😉 , 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 😉 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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Molly and Gus do Scotland- Monadh Mor and Findhorn

We have had spectacular weather for the last two days of our trip, we really couldn’t have asked for more! Thursday was spent exploring the Monadh Mor, a surviving relic from the end of the ice age! It is the largest remaining bog wood in Scotland. It was teaming with stunning wildlife and I was struck how parts of it reminded me of rural France and even California’s Yosemite valley. 

Hitting the bog…

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So many butterflys!

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Deep dark forest…

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Gus has to test out the bogs of course, little toothy warthog that he is! 

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Here there be fairy homes…P1040118

Check out the size of the mushrooms!!

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Molly in the Heather, my girl is so gorgeous xxx

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Today we drove out to yet another tiny village and this one was my favorite of the whole trip. Perhaps because it was more familiar having spent a lot of time in its neighboring villages such as Bucky and Cullen. Findhorn boasted a most spectacular beach, the best by far we have visited on this trip. We met some very friendly locals and their pooches too. A lovely way to spend our last day.

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Show us your best crazy faces!

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Ok some nice poses now guys 🙂

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Gus knows the score…’Strike a pose…’

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Some of the friends we met…this is Whisky the Collie!P1040171

And a whole gaggle of Retrivers who’s owner just called them, ‘The Girls’. Gus wolf-whistling at them, ‘Hey hey gorgeous!’

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Some of us together, you know to prove I was there too 😉P1040167

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Quick half before home…

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Bye-bye Findhorn , we will definitely visit again!

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Back home at the lodge and we spend our evening packing up and soaking up the sunshine. 

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Its been a fantastic trip, we feel so relaxed we are practically horizontal! We have splurged on good scenery, food and drink. Thank goodness we have so much walking to do with all our best pals when we get back to the city! My mid-drift needs some strenuous exercise pronto!! Luckily I don’t think the pooches will have any objections to some hill walking!

 We are definitely ready to get home and see everyone,especially John who we miss greatly. Good-bye beautiful Scottish Highland until the next time, we will be back! xxxXXX

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