Dog Walking Blog

The adventures of BDWS

Jet joins BDWS

Jet joins BDWS

Jet the black Lab joins the late walk! Jet is 7 years old, from Erskine and we just started walking her last week.  Jet gets walked in the late afternoon and on some days joins up with Bes, Bailey...

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Knockmountain, Kilmacolm

Knockmountain, Kilmacolm

How to get to Knockmountain The start point is the car park just off Leperstone Ave in Kilmacolm, to the South of Knockmountain. Once you park, make your way North, there are many routes to follow...

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BDWS welcomes Rocky!

BDWS welcomes Rocky!

Cocker spaniel puppy Rocky joins BDWS Rocky is just 5 months and lives with Jay!  He's friendly, confident, great off the lead and a great wee dog to have around!  Rocky and Jay moved to Erskine...

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Mylo joins BDWS

Mylo joins BDWS

Mylo the Golden Retriever joins up for a group walk! Mylo is from Bishopton and today joined up with the other dogs to see how he'd get on in a group walk and if he'd be happy being walked by a non...

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Puppy play with Elsa and Ruffles

Puppy play with Elsa and Ruffles

Since Elsa is still getting her puppy visits I took her to a local park in Bishopton to have a play with new pal Ruffles.  I always try to get the pups to meet and play with other dogs as soon as...

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Holly, Seonaidh and Maggie

Holly, Seonaidh and Maggie

Join BDWS for the day while their owners get married! Seonaidh (pronounced Shoney) and Holly are neighbours to Wilfred and Chilli so I've met them many times but I've never walked them before until...

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Elsa goes walkies

Elsa goes walkies

Elsa goes to the beach then comes to stay at BDWS We only just started Elsa's puppy walks last week and they went very well.  She's a lovely wee pup and very friendly.  Today I picked her up and...

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Elsa joins BDWS

Elsa joins BDWS

Golden retriever pup from Bishopton Elsa is just 4 months old and today was the first day this gorgeous wee pup started her puppy visits!  Elsa is full of fun and play and for her first walk we went...

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Dog photos using a film camera

Dog photos using a film camera

Instead of using my digital camera I borrowed my Uncle's old film camera with a 50mm manual focusing lens.  Wow, what a change.  With my digital pocket camera, I just put it to Auto and snapped...

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Dog walking in Langbank

Dog walking in Langbank

With Bonnie, Ruffles, Jack, Stella and Ruby! We're currently have Bonnie and Stella staying with us until next week and today Jack is joining for an overnight stay.  So they joined Ruby and Ruffles...

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Hugo pays BDWS a visit!

Hugo pays BDWS a visit!

Lots of fun and play for the team! Hugo is a brilliant dog and it's not often we get to walk him but when we do it's always a blast.  He's great off lead, gentle, fun and a real team player.  That...

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Nevis, Baxter and Bruno come to stay

Nevis, Baxter and Bruno come to stay

So coming to stay for their summer holidays while their owners went abroad were Nevis and twins; Baxter and Bruno.  I walk them all a lot and have done so since they were tiny pups so I know them...

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Boarding Baxter and Bruno

Boarding Baxter and Bruno

Dog boarding the spaniels pups! Since we started dog boarding clients dogs at the beginning of the year we've had quite a few stay with us.  On the dog walking side of things it's been quiet this...

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The Gallahill walk

The Gallahill walk

BDWS take the team for a new walk in Langbank! The weather is great, the kids are off school and that means Finlaystone is busy!  I really enjoy dog walking in Finlaystone but with six dogs on...

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Charlie joins BDWS!

Charlie joins BDWS!

Charlie the Springer joins us dog walking in Erskine! Charlie is staying with Wilfred and Chilli this week and we're delighted that he can join our adventures!  Charlie is a lovely boy, very good...

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Ruby, Rory, Blue, Lola and Molly

Ruby, Rory, Blue, Lola and Molly

Blue the miniature schnauzer is with us all week and he's a lovely dog.  He gets on great with the other dogs and loves fellow miniature schnauzer Lola.  He and Lola joined Ruby, Rory and Molly...

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Bishopton day 2013

Bishopton day 2013

BDWS visit the 41st Bishopton Gala day It's the same old same old.  Bishopton day always seems to be held one week too late as we always get fabulous weather the weekend before and terrible weather...

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Finlaystone

Finlaystone

Finlaystone is blooming! If you've never been to Finlaystone then it's definitely worth visiting right now.  The woods are full of leaves, rhododendrons are in bloom along with the blue bells,...

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Blue joins Rory and the twins!

Blue joins Rory and the twins!

Blue meets the wee twins and the big twins! So Blue's owners are on holiday to America, staying very close to New York City!  Therefore Blue is staying with family here in Bishopton for a couple of...

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Molly!

Molly!

Molly the Sprollie from Bishopton! We took Molly for her first walk with the other dogs at the beach today.  Molly is a young sprollie which if you didn't know is a springer/collie cross.  That...

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Win DOOG goodies!

Win DOOG goodies!

We're giving away three great prizes! Competition now closed! DOOG are makers of outdoor gear to make walking the dog more enjoyable for you and your dog including their famous walkie belt - which...

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It’s oh, so quiet!

It’s oh, so quiet!

We enjoy the beach to ourselves! With all the great weather we had last week I really should have been blogging a bit more, but with the sun comes plenty of distractions for me and my furry friends...

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Jack meets Mack and Ruby!

Jack meets Mack and Ruby!

Wee Jack the West Highland Terrier recently joined and today he went on a walk with fellow Westie Mack and my own dog Ruby.  We visited the beach for some Westie play and action.  Check it...

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Walking Ben A’an with the dogs!

Walking Ben A’an with the dogs!

Dog walking at the Trossachs Spending all week outdoors with Ruby my dog is why I learned how to start a dog walking business.  I love it and poccasionally we like to go somewhere new and spend the...

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Dog walking in Arran!

Dog walking in Arran!

We visit the largest island on the Firth of Clyde! On Friday BDWS became 3 years old.  It's been a great 3 years and I have been working most days so this Saturday I took a rare day off from walking...

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Jack joins BDWS!

Jack joins BDWS!

Jack the West highland terrier from Erskine! Firstly, I just want to comment on the gorgeous weather we've had today! I've waited all year and most of last for a day like this and because I spend...

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Blue’s back!

Blue’s back!

Blue the miniature schnauzer is back for the week! It's been great having Blue return to us for the week but we only wish he could stay for a bit longer!  Blue's owners are on holiday so that means...

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Spring in Langbank!

Spring in Langbank!

A wee update for 6 month old Buddy the Boston terrier.  Over the last few months he has grown so much in confidence and enjoys being outside and playing with his doggy friends.  Buddy gets a lot of ...

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Tyla joins BDWS for a week of fun!

Tyla joins BDWS for a week of fun!

Tyla the German Shepherd X Tyla is only a year old and is a very friendly dog! I've met her many times before at the beach in Erskine and she just wants to play and have fun! I knew when I took her...

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Dog walking the Kilpatrick hills

Dog walking the Kilpatrick hills

How to get to the Kilpatrick hills Start point: Make your way up Station Rd, Old Kilpatrick and you'll come to the start point. Limited parking available.  Also just a 5 min walk from Old Kilpatrick...

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The pups meet Max!

The pups meet Max!

Bruno and Baxter join fellow springer spaniel, Max! A really nice, sunny day today and quite warm too - you'd never think that just two days ago I was dog walking in the snow and clearing the snow...

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Walking at a snowy beach!

Walking at a snowy beach!

A winters day! My first walk today was with Dylan and it was a nice carefree solo walk around the village.  The snow was clean and crisp but cold on the feet, but that was ok as long as I kept...

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The twins go to Parklea!

The twins go to Parklea!

Spaniels Baxter and Bruno go walkies! Baxter and Bruno joined us for their first proper group walk at Parklea in Port Glasgow this afternoon!  They are so sweet and Baxter gives me a wee shy smile...

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Puppy walks with Buddy!

Puppy walks with Buddy!

Buddy the Boston Terrier pup joins BDWS! Buddy is just 12 weeks old and a very confident wee chappy.  He's super friendly, loves attention from people and other dog's and today he met two more dogs...

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At the Knapps with Daisy and Duffy!

At the Knapps with Daisy and Duffy!

An early morning walk with the spaniels! You rarely meet two nicer natured dogs than these two.  Langbank dogs Daisy and Duffy are just so friendly, easy to walk and a huge joy to be around!  I...

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Meet Bruno and Baxter!

Meet Bruno and Baxter!

11 week old springer spaniels from Erskine! Our first puppies of 2013!  Today we started our puppy visits for 11 week old's Bruno and Baxter!  These spaniels are still going through their...

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Lola joins BDWS!

Lola joins BDWS!

Lola the Miniature Schnauzer Lola from Erskine joined us today for her first group walk alongside Ruby, Broxi and Rory!  It was a pretty miserable day today but the dog's don't mind the rain and I...

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Happy new year – 2013!

Happy new year – 2013!

Happy New Year, folks! And we also hope you're not too hung over today and enjoying your time off work if you are lucky enough to get some!  Today, I only had 5 dogs so I thought it would be a nice...

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BDWS visits Parklea in Port Glasgow

BDWS visits Parklea in Port Glasgow

Dog walking at Parklea, Port Glasgow! With only Mack from Langbank joining us (Ruby and myself) today I decided to try going somewhere closer to Langbank than Erskine beach.  I've heard of the...

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Broxi goes to Finlaystone

Broxi goes to Finlaystone

A slush filled dog walk in Finlaystone. I like walking in Finlaystone.  It's very quiet this time of year but can be pretty treacherous in the wet or snow! So with Broxi being walked by us the for...

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Broxi joins BDWS

Broxi joins BDWS

Lhasa apso, Broxi! It's been pretty hectic this November with 4 new dogs already joining BDWS!  We've welcomed Benny, Hugo, Blue, Jack and today we welcomed our fifth new dog this month when Broxi...

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Blue joins BDWS

Blue joins BDWS

Miniature Schnauzer joins us for a week! This week while Blue's owners are away on holiday he has been living with relatives in Bishopton and we get to walk this wee chappy for the whole week!...

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Jack meets Hugo, Nevis and Beau!

Jack meets Hugo, Nevis and Beau!

Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car, in case the need should arise for them to bark violently at nothing right in your ear. – Dave Barry That quote is very...

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Jack joins BDWS

Jack joins BDWS

Jack goes on his first group walk! It's been quite a hectic last few weeks with several new dogs joining us.  Today was the first day for new boy, Jack!  Jack has just been rehomed by the owners of...

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Brodie, Harris & Dargavel village

Brodie, Harris & Dargavel village

Walking two black Labradors The family of Brodie and Harris went to support Scotland today as they took on New Zealand at Murrayfield hoping for a Scottish victory and a chance to see the All Blacks...

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