Dicky Dog Blog

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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Dicky Bag review in Dogs Monthly

Make sure you get your copy of June’s Dog Monthly Magazine which will be in the shops from the 6th May.  The assistant editor of the magazine, Hannah Graham, trialled the Dicky Bag and her full review will be published in June’s edition.  Dogs Monthly is reported to be the UK’s fastest growing dog magazine and they have some fascinating articles about dogs and their owners, new...

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Top 5 facts about Dog Poo

I know it’s not a nice subject but I find myself getting increasingly annoyed by silly comments made by people in an atempt to justify why they don’t pick up their dogs mess.  Like most people I used to believe that the worst thing about dog poo was stepping in it or getting it on the wheels of pushchairs or bikes but after some research I’ve discovered there is a far more sinister...

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the things i do for Dicky!

On Monday evening I went to a fantastic seminar and listened to talk given by business guru Rene Carayol.  He is a truly inspirational speaker, calm and measured but also interesting and informative.  His speech wasn’t overworked or contrite he just spoke about how you can get more from your  business if you can learn to look at it from a different point of view.  I was so enthused by his...

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best way to start the week

The kids are back at school and the cloud is rolling in (could it be icelandic volcanic ash?) and I’m currently jealous of all those people stranded in beautiful countries in the sunshine because they can’t fly home.  Never mind i’ve got my lovely customers to cheer me up and I got 2 emails this morning that certianly did that.

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dogs banned from 72 nottinghamshire parks

Nottinghamshire council have put dog bans in place in 72 of their parks due to an increase in the number of cases of dog fouling.  Irresponsible dog owners are to blame for the out right ban which means every dog and their owners will suffer.  People will have to drive to alternative locations to allow their dogs to exercise properly is this what we want to encourage at a time of concern over global...

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Odour seal passes the Test

The amazing powers of the odour seal on our bag has even impressed us read on… Just seen your note about the dicky bag found near Mansfield. Can’t lay claim to it but would like to add, we have had a poo in a poo bag in the dicky bag in the back of the car for 2 weeks. We keep forgetting about it because we don’t have any odour to remind us but find it when we are out and about;...

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Bird attacks make picking up dog poo harder

Just a word of warning to the people who choose to leave their bags of dog poo ready for collection at the end of their walk. Sue Whitely from Cumbria was just telling us today, when she called to order Dicky Bag, that her prefered method of leaving her bag of dog poo so she could collect on the return journey of her walk has recently been made impossible by the local crows.  These birds have got...

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Dicky Bag to the Rescue!

hi mandy, just thought i’d send you a photo to illustrate just why i’m loving my dicky bag. on tuesday, i got labradored, and dislocated my knee. i’ve been walking my dog hands-free since thursday, on my crutches, with his lead tied to my rucksack, but the poo bags have been a right pain. luckily my lovely dicky bag arrived today and my walk was sooooo much easier. the photo shows...

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