The Dogist@thedogist

The story of dogs.
Author of NYT Bestseller, THE DOGIST & PUPPIES.
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Playboy, Pippa, Onyx, Shane, & Orry, Golden Retrievers, Guisachan Gathering 2018, Cannich, UK • “Their band name would be ‘The Hooligan 5’ – let them off the leash and you will see.”


Floyd, Golden Retriever (7 y/o), Guisachan 2018, Cannich, UK • “He’s just recovering from cutting his paw – he was in the water and there was glass. He’s also very greedy with food, like all Goldens.”


Bjorn, Flat-Coated Retriever (2 y/o), The Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye, UK • “Bit of a wimp – as soon as the camper van stops he jumps into the bed and starts shaking. If even a tiny dog barks at him he’ll cling to your leg.”


Bracken, Cocker Spaniel (3 y/o), The Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye, UK • “He’s a truffle dog. We go out in the woods and he finds them.”


Cody, German Shepherd (9 y/o), Portree Harbour, Isle of Skye, UK • “When we first got him we were defrosting a pound of mince and he ate it.”


Ollie, West Highland White Terrier (9 y/o), Sligachan, Isle of Skye, UK • “He has a mind of his own – his way or no way. If you let him off the lead you’d find him in Aberdeen. He’s got a girlfriend Westie named Westie. We call her ‘The Duchess’. He’s all over her – her first.”


Grogan, Border Terrier (6 y/o), Cromarty, UK • “He’s a typical male – not always to be trusted with other dogs.”


Gigha, Gordon Setter (5 y/o), Cromarty, UK • “Daft as a brush. Huge paws. Everyone thinks she’s a boy at first.”


Myf, Sprocker (English Springer/Cocker Spaniel mix; 3 y/o), Cromarty, UK • “She was better trained before we opened the coffee shop – she knows how to beg for food now.”


Daisy, Bearded Collie (9 m/o), Cromarty, UK • “When we put on toast in the morning she hears it pop and runs to it.”


Benji, Shih Tzu (2 m/o), Madison Square Park, New York, NY • “He loves sleeping on shoes.”


Pasquale, Dachshund (4 m/o), Union Square, New York, NY • “He thinks he’s a tough guy. He likes to put our Basset Hound in his place.”