Dicky Dog Blog

‘Crufts – Day 2

Magazine day Today. We were lucky enough to meet the lovely Hannah, assistant editor of Dogs Monthly magazine who has recently done her own product testing of the Dicky Bag.  She loves the bag, from it’s carefully thought our design through to the choice of colours and patterns and is a complete convert.  Her write up should be appearing in the May edition where she gives it a double thumbs up. ...

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day 1 crufts

Wow- what a first day We had a leisurely start compared to trade friends who at to be at the NEC at 7am this morning but we met some fantastic people, made some great sales and met dogs i’d never even heard of.  I could tell it was going to be a good day when the first person i met in the entrance to the NEC came rushing up after he spotted my Dicky Bag desperate to know where he could get...

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Sorry no Large Blue Beach

Sorry to disappoint you guys, but our large blue beach bag has been so popular we have currently run out of stock.  The new shipment should be with us in the next 10-14 days, so i’m afraid you’ll have to continue carrying your bags of dog poo in your hand for a little bit longer or choose one of our other stylish colours.  If you can’t be satisfied by any of our other offerings...

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try and spot us at Crufts

Just about to set off for Birmingham for our first taste of Crufts.  I know it’s the biggest dog show in the world but i don’t think i’m fully prepared for how big that is.  We will be there for the full 4 days and if I don’t pass out from exhaustion the minute I get back to my hotel room I promise to keep you all posted on our progress.  If any of you are going along to...

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The Debate on Compulsory Dog Insurance

I woke up this morning and the first thing I heard on the radio was the news that it has been suggested the way to reduce the incidents of dogs attacking people and other animals is to make every dog owner take out a form of liability insurance.  It is now 1pm and frankly I’m sick of hearing everyone and his dog (sorry bad use of the term) giving their views on us dog owners.  Surely we are...

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Lovely Lanyards

Barry and I spent a very productive afternoon at the factory on Thursday last week putting together our Belts and Lanyards. Thanks to the suggestions of our customers who love the bag but sometimes struggle to find place to attach it we have designed an adaptable belt/lanyard to use with your Dicky Bag. There will be 2 sizes made and they are fully adjustable so you can attach it like a belt if...

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Local council take positive action in solving Dog Fouling problem

Conwy council in North Wales have taken the postive step of ordering 500 Dicky Bags to give to their residents in a bid to reduce the problem of dog fouling on their streets and in their parks.  In the darker winter months they see a sharp increase in the number of complaints regarding dog mess being left by irresponsible dog owners who believe that if their dog hasn’t been seen fouling then...

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Is this the craziest dog poo invention?

OH MY! Now I’ve seen it all. Take a look at this new product from the USA.  It’s called the Pootrap and you really have to see it to believe it.  You’ve got to watch their fantastic cheap and cheesy american commercial demonstrating how it works.  Forward it to your mates it’ll generate giggles and gasps.  It makes picking up your dogs mess with a plastic bag look like a...

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Win a Dicky Bag with Good to Know

If you would like the chance to win one of 12 Dicky Bags then visit the Good To Know webiste.  Theis great online magazine which is produced by the same publishing house as magzines including Now, Woman’s Weekly, Pick Me Up, What’s On TV, Woman, Chat and Woman’s Own is running the competition during the month of March 2010.  It couldn’t be easier to enter the competition. ...

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What a Darling!

Ever consider feeding your beloved pet raw dog food? There has been much debate recently regarding your pets food intake and Darling’s Raw Dog Food have studied the benefits of feeding raw food to your dog. Jonathan Self, one of the founders of Darling’s says ” Dogs and their wolf ancestors have been eating raw food for over a million years. It is what their teeth and digestive...

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