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Highlights of the week: Nov 2021

Highlights of the week: Nov 2021

A short video of our adventures... Just for fun, I made a wee compilation video from this week's walks.  Shot and edited just using my phone.  Phones are so advanced nowadays that you can do pretty...

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This is a video test…

This is a video test…

'm enjoying making little videos clips these days. It's actually a lot of fun , very easy to do and convenient.  Today's phones are just awesome, it's mind-blowing just how good...

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Rowan joins BDWS

Rowan joins BDWS

Rowan's first walk with the mentalists The owners of Langbank dogs Daisy and Duffy have been one of my longest clients.  I began walking them in August 2011 (you can read about that here.) Sadly...

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Lola meets Molly

Lola meets Molly

The adventures of Lola Today is Lola's 5th walk.  She is still nervous but with every walk she gains new ground in her confidence.  I still am using the puppy carrier but she is getting so big and...

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New pups Quincy, Ebby and Lola join BDWS

New pups Quincy, Ebby and Lola join BDWS

Meet the new team members These 3 pups have all just joined and are amazing dogs.Quincy: A 15-month-old cockapoo.  Super friendly, obedient and playful.  Very fast and confidant.  Quincy just wants...

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October

October

October week has been very busy with lots happening:   Loads of dogs this week.  I'm so busy right now, please don't enquire about dog walking, I'm full. Celyn returns after being away Young...

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Summer Time

Summer Time

Lots of photos during the good weather.  Gorgeous and hot and while that's great, it's harder to walk dogs when the places I walk get very busy.  Kids, picnics, bbq's and fishermen just don't mix...

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April Scrapbook

April Scrapbook

The schools are back - Yay! That's great, the parks aren't as busy as before, but it's still busy everywhere cause of the nice spring weather.  This week I took the camera on some of the walks, not...

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First photos of Spring 2021

First photos of Spring 2021

Lots of photos this week, in fact, I think I have more photos in this gallery than any other I've ever done.   New dogs Nala, Archie and Molly join up and are brill and the gang loves them too. ...

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Mission: Impawsible

Mission: Impawsible

Cool post title, huh? Quite proud of that one, if I do say so myself. That occurred to me while out walking dogs in the rain, wondering if I could get any nice photos at all in this weather, but at...

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New camera lens

New camera lens

I'm justing testing out a new camera lens this week and I'm sure it's gonna be the best lens I've ever owned.  Faster focusing, larger aperture, a bit sharper and just slightly better in every way. ...

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Scrapbook pics

Scrapbook pics

Just a bit of fun this week, testing out different camera settings, trying new things, and below are some of the better pictures - the bulk I deleted, hence why I've just labeled this blog post...

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Pics from the last week of May

Pics from the last week of May

Well it's been another really nice week and it's getting busier and busier outside. It was Ruby and Maisie's second week at BDWS and I see big improvements in their social skills and confidence. ...

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Ruby and Maisie join BDWS

Ruby and Maisie join BDWS

Since lockdown started puppy classes have stopped and outside people avoid each other.  So how are owners meant to socialise young pups?  Well, a fun and friendly group walk with well socialised and...

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BDWS turns 10 years old

BDWS turns 10 years old

10 years ago today I visited the jobcentre for the last time and signed off and on that day Bishopton dog walking services was born.   I had no money, no car, no experience, no plan, and no real...

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Dog walking under Lockdown

Dog walking under Lockdown

Wait for months for the rain to stop, the sun to come out and the days to get longer and then just when it's about to... lockdown ruins it.  Well not really for me, cause I'm still working.  I'm...

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Covid-19 week

Covid-19 week

What a great time to be a dog. No news, no self isolating, no panic buying, no worrying about losing your job....etc. No need for loo roll either! Pics from this mad week including pup Fox Labrador...

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March 2020

March 2020

A bit nicer weather this week, almost dry and quite a few sunny spells so as good as it's been this year - it's just been so wet! Sorry for not getting everyone's dog, but when that happens I always...

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Pics of the week Jan ’20

Pics of the week Jan ’20

A pretty grim week.  Wet everyday and so dull.  Never had the camera out in weather like this before, don't like too - my camera is not weather-proof.  But I took a chance and on dry spells or when...

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Mylo joins BDWS

Mylo joins BDWS

1 year old Mylo joined BDWS last week and while I'm fully booked, I can squeeze in one walk a week for Mylo so he can play with some dogs and especially his sister Dior, who I also walk.  With...

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Pics of the week

Pics of the week

Some pics from this gloomy Autumn week.  Dogs were walked at Erskine beach and Knockmountain in Langbank.

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Pics from this gorgeous week!

Pics from this gorgeous week!

Photos from this weeks dog walking.  Sadly, some dogs are missing from this gallery - this is because I have a new 'wee camera' and took it on a couple of days, but I failed to set it up correctly...

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BDWS turns 9 years old!

BDWS turns 9 years old!

9 years a dog walker! Wow!  That flew in fast... sort of!  It seems just like yesterday since I started, yet so much has happened, so many memories and so many hurdles and obstacles jumped! A lot...

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Brodie and Dior visit the beach

Brodie and Dior visit the beach

Since I had the space and time on today's afternoon walk, I walked puppies, Dior and Brodie at the beach in Erskine with the rest of the gang!  Lovely afternoon walk with special guest, Scout who is...

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Dior joins BDWS

Dior joins BDWS

Dior is 15 weeks old and exactly two weeks younger than my own pup Brodie. She is a blue French Bulldog and today she joins up with her pack mate Levi and the rest of the gang at a walk in...

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Brodie visits the Knapps

Brodie visits the Knapps

Brodie is 17 weeks old today.  He's my new pup... although I've had him 10 weeks now. Brodie is a Lilac Border Collie and a very good looking young pup.  He gets so much attention outside.  He's...

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First pics of 2019

First pics of 2019

It's been a while since my last blog but last week was a great week for the camera. It was dry with snow and ice and many days were sunny.  I had a lot of dogs to walk so I brought my camera with me...

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A Sunday with the dogs and my drone

A Sunday with the dogs and my drone

Got a day off, but have a couple of dogs staying here so I took them to Langbank since it was such a lovely day and brought my drone.  Decided to have a little fun and the scenery is gorgeous.  Here...

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This week I’m off!

This week I’m off!

So I'm off work this week with a bug.  This is the first time I've been off sick for about 7-8 years.  All that fresh air makes it hard to catch bugs. Today, I'm feeling a bit better and have been...

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At Parklea with my new camera

At Parklea with my new camera

So I got a new camera today and it arrived while I was at home for lunch.  I got to play with it for 5 mins and reckoned it was intuitive enough to take with me to my next dog walk at Parklea along...

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Dog walking photos for August 2018

Dog walking photos for August 2018

Hurt my shoulder 2 months ago and it's taken ages to heal.  So that's why there's been a bit of a gap since I last posted but here are some pics I took this week... better late than never...  ...

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Some pics from June

Some pics from June

Weather's been fantastic last few weeks.  Just love it so much.  Best summer in a long time and I really hope it continues.  Here are some random pics from this weeks walks.

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May Day

May Day

Photo's from the last week as finally the weather gets better and out comes the camera...  Pics taken from Erskine beach, Parklea and Langbank - probably among the most dog friendly places locally. ...

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Pets Pawtraits

Pets Pawtraits

For the Christmas of 2016 I was given a framed portrait of my own dog Ruby and I totally love it.  My friend also got portraits of her own dogs (Chilli & Potiphar) done... Check the pics below. My...

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The Beast from the East ?

The Beast from the East ?

Blizzards strike as Storm Emma arrives  There's been talk about this "Beast from the East" coming for a while now but it has finally hit the UK and today we got the snow and blizzards that we were...

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Dog walking at Overtoun House

Dog walking at Overtoun House

Overtoun Estate and Lang Craigs Everyone talks to me about walking their dogs at Overtoun House.  I'm always dog walking at Erskine beach which is on the other side of the River Clyde but since...

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A day with Dexter

A day with Dexter

And I finally get my camera fixed! It's been a couple of months without my fancy camera but I got it last week after it got repaired and I really missed it.  So with a surprise guest appearance of...

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Mar Hall Woods

Mar Hall Woods

It's been years since I've been at Mar Hall woods, walking dogs near Erskine Care Home and Marhall hotel.  with the dogs in Erskine woods fpr and because it's been on my mind lately, today I decided...

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Elsa’s back!

Elsa’s back!

Elsa's back!  This is a big deal!  Elsa's a major player for the team.  She ups the tempo... makes the dogs work harder as she competes against them.  She's been away since August because of knee...

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First snow of the New Year

First snow of the New Year

Had a great two weeks off and returned last week feeling the benefit of a decent break.  Today it snowed and we enjoyed our first snow walks of the year so far.  I love the snow, the dogs love it...

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everybody.  I hope you all get the chance to spend your day with loved ones and family and enjoy your break.  For Christmas, I've had a couple of guests stay.  Potiphar and Chilli...

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Last dog walking pics of 2017

Last dog walking pics of 2017

Some pics from this week. This is my last week of work so that's me off till the 8th. Hope you all have a fantastic Christmas and a happy new year. ????

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A September to remember

A September to remember

Some pics from this month.  It's been a really wet, miserable summer so not many pics at all but the last couple of weeks it's been dry-ish so I took the camera and got some nice photos of the dogs...

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Summer loving

Summer loving

I haven't been able to take pics of the dogs for while as I had sold my camera and had to save up to get my new one.  So this week I've been testing it out on the walks, tweaking things as I go...

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Out and about in the lovely weather

Out and about in the lovely weather

And a big happy birthday to Sia, Roxy and Ella!???? Lots of sunny gorgeous weather this week.  So hot and while it's lovely I had to make sure I walked at all the right places this week.  That means...

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