Dog Walking Blog

The adventures of BDWS

Dog Sitting!

Dog Sitting!

We're all living in Langbank! Bonnie's not a good traveller and doesn't like living in other places one bit - she wont eat, drink or do the toilet until she arrives back home!  Bonnie's owners are...

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BDWS go on a canine first aid course!

BDWS go on a canine first aid course!

I am now first aid trained! Firstly a huge THANK YOU to Vets4pets Paisley who held a canine first aid course at their clinic today for local dog walkers and other pet services!  Big thanks to...

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Dog walking at Mugdock Country Park

Dog walking at Mugdock Country Park

Dog walking in Stirlingshire. Last weekend BDWS and friend Izzie went dog walking at the Gleniffer Braes in Paisley and we thought it would be nice to try somewhere different again this weekend so...

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Dog walking at the Gleniffer Braes!

Dog walking at the Gleniffer Braes!

"Keen blaws the win' o'er the braes o' Gleniffer The auld castle's turrets are covered wi' snaw How changed frae the time when I met wi' my lover Amang the brume bushes by Stanley green shaw" I've...

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Back at the Knapps!

Back at the Knapps!

Dog walking alongside the cows! Poor old Wilfred has arthritis and for the last week or so has had a very sore foot so it's all about taking it easy for the 11 year old miniature bull terrier and...

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Nevis joins as a young adult!

Nevis joins as a young adult!

8 month old springer rejoins the pack! It's been about a month since Nevis joined BDWS for a walk and he has grown up considerably even in that short time.  Nevis is now 8 months old and while still...

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Win £100 to spend at muddypaws.co.uk

Win £100 to spend at muddypaws.co.uk

And choose your own prizes! (now closed) Last month's competitions with Wahl and Kong were a huge hit with nearly 2000 entries between them.  Our competitions just go from strength to strength and...

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Dog walking at the Knapps, Kilmacolm

Dog walking at the Knapps, Kilmacolm

A trip to the Knapps Loch, Inverclyde! Kilmacolm isn't far from Finlaystone and Wilfred and Chilli often go to the Knapps at weekends with their owner.  The Knapps are large fields often being...

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New dogs Harris and Brodie!

New dogs Harris and Brodie!

Bishopton black labradors join BDWS So these two lovely boys have just joined BDWS and were walked alongside Rory and fellow Bishopton dogs, Skye and Ruby!  Both Brodie and Harris are young,...

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Langbank gala day 2012

Langbank gala day 2012

The last Renfrewshire gala of the year! I had been planning to go to the Langbank gala day this year and had been looking forward to it as I was planning to take along my wee pal Ruffles who I also...

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Young guns!

Young guns!

The pups join Skye, Rory and Ruby in Erskine! Beau is now eighteen weeks old and is getting quite long in the legs as she grows!  Beau is such a friendly pup and any walk she goes on she will always...

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Win Wahl goodies!

Win Wahl goodies!

Dog grooming gifts up for grabs! Competition ends on Sunday, 30 September 2012 Competition now closed We're very excited to be teaming up with global grooming manufacturer Wahl who are donating 5...

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Win Kong cat toys!

Win Kong cat toys!

Did you know Kong made cat toys? Competition ends on Sunday, 30 September 2012 Competition now closed Last months Kong dog toy competition was a huge hit so this month we've teamed up again with the...

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A walk in the sunshine!

A walk in the sunshine!

A sunny trip to Finlaystone Country Estate! Yesterday's walk at Finlaystone was a complete wash out with some horrid weather.  Today things were different!  The rain was replaced with sunshine,...

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A walk in the rain!

A walk in the rain!

Visiting Finlaystone with the dogs! Last walk today was at Finlaystone with dogs, Ruby, Mack, Ruffles, Chilli and Wilfred!  Since it has been raining all day I knew Finlaystone would be very quiet...

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Sneak peak!

Sneak peak!

Well, this months Kong competition is going so well with loads of people entering and some lucky person and specifically their pet is gonna win some awesome toys to play with! This month we've been...

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Pet sitting cats in Bishopton

Pet sitting cats in Bishopton

Cat care for 8 Russian blue's! 12 weeks ago I visited Russian Blue cats, Blue, Buster, Gabby and their mother Dash who was due to give birth to her second litter when her owners returned from a...

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Husky Storm joins BDWS

Husky Storm joins BDWS

Bishopton husky goes group walkies at Erskine. Storm is a 10 year old male Siberian husky from Bishopton and our newest member!  He and his family moved to Bishopton last Christmas and are recently...

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Born to run

Born to run

My first compilation dog walking video.  Featuring all the dogs I walk.  Lots of fun making this video and I hope you like it.  Music by Bruce Springsteen.

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A walk on the wildside!

A walk on the wildside!

Springer spaniel pup Nevis meets Jay! So it's been a week or so since I've walked Nevis and he has grown in that time!  He has met Skye and Rory many times and loves the company of both but has...

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The Port Glasgow Trail

The Port Glasgow Trail

A new walk to try at Finlaystone! So while I've been walking dogs in Finlaystone since March and feel that I know the place pretty well I just found out this week from talking to a Ranger that there...

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Beau meets the team!

Beau meets the team!

Dog walking with black Labrador puppy Beau! Beau is now just over 13 weeks old and is a fab wee pup!  She started puppy classes this week and is progressing very well!  Today she came along to meet...

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Jay and the gang!

Jay and the gang!

Dog walking Renfrew dog Jay in Erskine! Jay's been with us all this week and he's a real laugh out loud dog! He's opinionated, vocal and loves to get into the middle of things!  Since I stopped...

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Win Kong dog toys!

Win Kong dog toys!

Plus 4 runner up prizes!! Competition now closed! But you can buy kong toys here! Congratulations to Edward and Dianne Downie from Renfrew who won!! Yay!  The Naturediet competition we held last...

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Beau goes walkies!

Beau goes walkies!

Taking Beau for her first day out! Today was the first day that Beau was allowed out after her inoculations so I decided to take her out with me and welcome her to the big wide world that's now...

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Nevis and Ruffles

Nevis and Ruffles

A rainy dog walk A few weeks ago I met springer spaniel Nevis (then just over 4 months old) and his owner for the first time and I had Ruffles (around 9 months old) with me.  Nevis and Ruffles took...

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Friday the 13th!

Friday the 13th!

Superstitions! I always feel a bit nervous when a Friday the 13th comes around, it's alright if I don't know about it but if I do I always feel a bit apprehensive!  Anyway, no dramas today just dogs...

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Meet Beau!

Meet Beau!

Erskine black Labrador Beau (pronounced bō and is French for beautiful) is our newest member and nearly 10 weeks old and today was the first time we went to puppy visit this little beauty!  Beau,...

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Win Naturediet dog food!

Win Naturediet dog food!

Win two cases of Naturediet! Competition is now closed!  Thanks to the 701 who entered and well done to Heather who won! For those that didn't win you can buy Naturediet here. Anytime I've asked our...

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A Ruby Tuesday

A Ruby Tuesday

Ruby spends the day with me dog walking! Today I decided to take my own dog Ruby with me for the whole day.....that's right....all four group walks! The first walk starting earlier than usual...

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Langbank Pet care with Bonnie and Ruby

Langbank Pet care with Bonnie and Ruby

Pet care with Ruby and myself at Bonnie's house! I've just recently finished my pet care stay in Langbank where Ruby and I went to stay with Bonnie while their owners enjoyed a holiday to France for...

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Daisy and Duffy take a trip to the beach!

Daisy and Duffy take a trip to the beach!

Langbank spaniels go dog walking in Erskine! Daisy the springer spaniel and Duffy the black working cocker are just so lovely and I wished I walked them more.  So for an early afternoon walk I...

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Sharing the Dog’s Food part 2

Sharing the Dog’s Food part 2

Food photo created by timolina - www.freepik.com Homemade cannelloni recipe! The advantages of feeding the dog natural food is that you can share the dog food! Do you buy your dog the large packs of...

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Chicken coronation recipe

Chicken coronation recipe

Sharing the Dog’s Food The advantages of feeding natural is that you can share the dog food! Do you suffer the "that dog eats better than me!" syndrome ?  Do you get ‘that look’ when other half...

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Bishopton day 2012

Bishopton day 2012

Ruffles and I go to the 40th Bishopton Gala! As a kid I used to always go to Bishopton day but haven't been in years and felt a real need to visit this year, after all it's the 40th anniversary!...

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Best friends Rory and Skye!

Best friends Rory and Skye!

Dog walking at Erskine beach! The first group walk is always with Rory and Skye in Erskine (two highly sociable and excellent dogs) and occasionally other dogs come along to the beach for the fun. ...

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Spending the Jubilee with Mack!

Spending the Jubilee with Mack!

Diamond dog Mack at the beach I was actually quite busy this Monday looking after pets even though many people were off to celebrate(?) the Queen's Jubilee.  After two group walks I had Mack for a...

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Mack meets Bonnie

Mack meets Bonnie

Dog walking 5 of Scotland's finest! Last Monday's walk in Langbank with Bonnie, Willfie, Chilli and Ruffles was such a great walk with the dogs having so much fun that I decided to do it again and...

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Pet sitting cats and kittens

Pet sitting cats and kittens

Cat sitting Russian Blue cats I've been a pet sitter for these four Russian blue cats in their own home this week and thought I'd share some pics and let you see what nice cats they are.  Dash is...

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A sunny Saturday with Rory and Ruffles

A sunny Saturday with Rory and Ruffles

Little and large! Last weeks weather was pretty bleak but today it has been lovely and sunny and this lunchtime (after taking Erskine Labrador Bruno on a solo walk) I took Rory and Ruffles for a wee...

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A windy walk with Mack and Ruffles

A windy walk with Mack and Ruffles

The duo go to the Erskine beach. So Mack and Ruffles get on great, they really enjoy each others company and today I took them to the beach in Erskine so they could run about and rumble together. ...

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