Dicky Dog Blog

Caching In!!

We are no longer geocaching virgins! We spent a great 2 hours yesterday on our first Geo Cache adventure.  I think it should only have taken 30 minutes but we didn’t mind. Kids had a great time and the dogs were exhausted. we learnt 4 top tips 1. read the clues before you start 2. make sure your i phone or gps system is fully charged before you leave 3. trust you instincts – if you think...

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Centre Parcs – Almost Dog Friendly!

Had my first Center Parcs experience this weekend, with all the family and of course the 2 dogs and I must say that we had a really good time.  Transporting 6 bikes was a bit of an epic but I was so pleased we made the effort becuase cycling through the forrest with the dogs attached to the bikes was lovely. My one big disappointment was the lack of Dog Bins! They supply you with some poo bags on...

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paws in the park 2010

What a fantastic day! We managed to get to paws in the park at the Hop Farm in Kent this Sunday and we had a fantastic time.  This is the first time i’ve been to this event and i’ve got to say it’s my favourite dog show so far!  Of course I’m sure it helped that the sun shone too.  My only regret was I didn’t have our  2 dogs with us.  I know Rosie would of loved a...

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Runaway Tractor Dorset Show 2010

My guardian angel was certainly looking after my family and me yesterday when a vintage tractor which came careering down a hill on it’s own heading straight for Dicky Bag stand.  The vintage tractors were parked on a hill in the Dorchester showground as part of Dorset county show approximately 100 metres from our pitch.  Suddenly, from the top of the hill, we could hear people shouting at...

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Happy Birthday!

I Don’t Believe It!  We’ve reached the grand old age of 1. Breaking with tradition, we don’t want you to shower us with gifts, we want to give you a Dicky Bag gift instead. The first person to ring and wish us a “Happy Birthday” will recieve a free Dicky Bag of their choice with our compliments. Now we can’t make it too easy by putting our phone number on this...

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Royal Cornwall Show 2010

Getting ready to appear on the Xtra Dog Stand (no 111) for the next 3 days at the Royal Cornwall Show.  Pop along and say high and let us show you in person how great the dicky bag is.  Xtra dog will also be demonstrating their fantastic range of Spiffy Dog collars and training accessories to help you take control of your dog. Stand 111 is very close to the dog show rings so make sure you sniff...

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Liza & Huey’s Pet Nation

Read our recent review done by Sky TV on Liza & Huey’s Pet Nation Gadget Corner.  They have a whole array of interesting gadgets including a hamster potty! “Walking a dog is one of life’s pleasures which is tainted with one huge downside; clearing up and transporting disgusting dog waste to a bin. This is always unpredictable and often far from a bin. With a Dicky Bag™...

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Dog Fouling Academy

What! It’s a special one day seminar run by Keep Britain Tidy for over 140 councils to make them aware of the problems of dog fouling (like they don’t already know) and to offer ideas and solutions to the problem.  We have been invited along to introduce them to the Dicky Bag which has been identified as a solution to all their problems.  As the new government takes power I think we...

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Useful App for your iPhone

For all you dog owners out there that own an iPhone here’s a great tip on a free application.  The National Trust have an app available which not only gives you details of your nearest National Trust property to your current location but will also show you how to get there on google maps.  It’s a great little app which can open up a raft of new places to explore and walk your dog, it...

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New Outlets

Just a quick note to let you know that you can now purchase Dicky Bags at 7 National Trust Properties around the Country.  These are Trelissick and Carnewas in Cornwall, Knightshayes and Killerton in Devon, Box Hill in Surrey, Felbrigg in Norfolk and Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire.  You can now enjoy a great day out with your dog and not have to worry about carrying that bag of dog poo.  If you’ve...

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