Tuesday 27 May 2014

dachshunds in London put best foot forward for Cancer Research

Dogs put their Best Paws Forward for Cancer Research

On Sunday 8th June this year, up to 100 dogs will take part in a sponsored 4km walk around Highgate Woods to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

This event – Best Paw Forward – was a great success last year, and everyone, dogs and humans, had a lovely morning together, smashing our target of £10,000 for the charity. Do come and join us for this year's walk: there are goody bags for all entrants.


The route covers two laps of this beautiful ancient woodland in North London and we’ll set out in small groups from 10am, starting from the playing fields in front of the cafe. There will be prizes for the best fundraisers, and for the Best Dressed Dogs and a group from Dima’s Good Boy Dog School will give a demonstration of their talents.

Registration is £8 per dog. Once registered, participants will be sent an information pack and details of how to set up their dog’s own online sponsorship page. In the meantime, please visit our facebook page: www.facebook.com/BPFHighgate  and see the fun we had last year.

Cancer Research UK is the world’s leading cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research. Their groundbreaking work into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer has seen survival rates double in the last 40 years. Let's help them achieve their goal to MAKE CANCER HISTORY.

For more information contact Celia on 07940 592755 or email: nlondonfundraisers@gmail.com

Please register in advance at www.cruk.org/BPFHighgate

Wednesday 9 April 2014

Dachshund is Britain's first cloned dog

The UKs first cloned dog is a dachshund named mini Winnie. The experiment cost owner £60k...

What do you think? Is it right? Is it wrong?

Thoughts in comment box

Friday 28 March 2014

Top dachshund mums

Its almost Mother's Day so to spread the motherly love we have picked out three heart warming stories of some top dachshund dogs who have mothered anything but their own! 

Don't we just love them!

Loving Dachshund  Duchess has taken in a litter of abandoned kittens for the third year running!

Bessie, the wire-haired dachshund, stepped in as a maternal figure for this nameless tiger baby in Germany

A piglet named Pink who was adopted by a Dachshund!

Friday 14 March 2014

Scooby's boutique Dog Cafe

Members of dachshunds in London were invited to a private shop and coffee event at
Scooby's Boutique & Dog Cafe in Muswell Hill.

There just aren't enough pet friendly dog cafes in London and its so frustrating when you want to grab a decent latte walking the dog, so we were very excited and impressed to visit newly opened Scooby's.

The Cafe, also a mini boutique for pets, is located on Fortis Green Rd in Muswell Hill and offers a delicious range of pastries accompanied by a selection of doggy treats and toys which you can also take home with you.

This means you can now bring your dog out for a coffee with friends! we say well done to owner Lisa!

Our little four pawed friends were free to roam every corner of this trendy cafe which is kitted out with funky chairs and is spacious enough for a nice crowd of two and four legged customers. Its also perfect place to hire out for small parties, launches and events.

We caught up on the latest park adventures with our dachshund friends and tried some of Lisa's doggy home baked treats - I admit I did actually try some! The lemon drizzle cake was more suited to my palate.

Purchases included the giant Caterpillar toy,'what will Willson be doing with that we ask? - hmmm no comment!and Milo was treated to a lovely handmade Scooby's collar-chief...

We hope to go back soon, but if you ever shop around Muswell Hill - now you know where you and your dog can go together!

Saturday 25 January 2014

Dachshund vs jumper!

Hey dachshund lovers, saw this and thought it was quite hilarious, its called how not to stay warm this January! - dont crawl into any jumpers little guys! 

How are your friends keeping warm?

Best wags Lisa & Milo 

Sunday 1 December 2013

How to wrap a dachshunds for Christmas

Christmas is coming so we thought we'd be, well a bit silly...Milo was my Twixmas gift to myself in 2006 but he is for life! FOREVER!

Share more fun Christmas videos with us in comments! 

Lisa x

Wednesday 27 November 2013

dachshunds in Dulwich

Check out our friends Londonpooch at Romeo Jones!

The dachshund card creator Joy Fitzsimmons displayed her delightful doggy prints at Romeo Jones charming Deli and dog friendly Cafe and Art space in Dulwich Village during November.

The bijou space is now filled with doggy prints including the infamous trademark pooch 'sausage'.

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