Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Bilbo PAT Dog of the Year Finalist

PLEASE VOTE using the link:

Born and bred here at JD, the lovely Bilbo has got through to the FINAL of the PAT Dog of the Year Competition at Crufts next year.  He is one of the six dogs chosen for Crufts. He is a wonderful dog and is partnered by an equally lovely lady Philippa and together they enhance so many lives. What they do is priceless, it would be amazing to gather together and show our support by all voting for them.

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

TC HandMade Products launch new chic Cotton Range

TC's new Cotton Range with a maritime vibe are just fabulous: hand crafted, chic and dog/handler user friendly.......LOVE THEM.

Click here to view full TC Cotton Range

Monday, 7 September 2015

Sox does Pup Aid 2015

 Last Friday was Stephen's birthday so he took the day off on Saturday to enjoy the sights at Pup Aid 2015 in Primrose Hill, London. As Ernie and I were stalling out with TC's leads and collars, Stephen needed a cute friend to enjoy the show with and our adorable 6 month old F2 Cockapoo Sox got the job, you can see why. It meant an early start and off we set at 5am for Primrose Hill.

Sox was a perfect travel partner and happily slept with Casper (our Toy Poodle Stud Puppy who was working as model on the TC stand for the day) Ernie and I while Stephen drove.

All day Sox was adored, cuddled and kissed by so many people and a handful of celebrities. Here he is with the beautiful Rachel Riley (Countdown) and her boyfriend, the Strictly Come Dancing star Pasha Kovalev.

Another lovely lady who gave great cuddles was Jo O'Meara (S Club)

Stephen then had a long chat about Cockapoos and the CCGB, while Sox got all the attention again with none other than Matt Cardle (X Factor Winner).

It was a fun but exhausting day.

Friday, 21 August 2015

New cockers

Off to collect two beautiful new 9 week old working cocker girls today. Some of their brothers are still available, KC registered and little crackers. Contact Jack Robinson if you're interested in giving one a home, 07860 765337. Here's a picture of the boys when they were a bit younger, aren't they gorgeous.

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

From whelping box to dog model in 10 days

Our darling little BooBoo, an F2 straight coated boy from Molly by Yogi has only been with us for 10 days and already is a modelling pro. On Monday he modelled puppy collars for TC Handmade Products  and today he became the face of the Dog Breeding Reform Group  a new charity that will be launched at The Cockapoo Games. What a cutie pie.

Monday, 6 July 2015

Say Hi to Moo

…….. how cute is she.

We have bought her in for her outcross bloodline in my 'side' hobby to breed later generations of Cockapoos. Moo is an F1 who one day will be a wife for Casper our toy poodle's F1 son (who isn't even conceived yet), to make another F2. If my big plan works then by 2022 we should have our first F4 Cockapoos.

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Welcome Sox

Today we collected our new puppy Sox. He is a red tuxedo F2 Cockapoo out of Bubbles x Nike. What a cracking litter for Mick and Jeannettes first litter as CCGB Approved Breeders.  Hopefully he is a stud dog in the making.

Here we are on the way home

and it's such a lovely evening that a few piccys on the decking were in order. We are absolutely delighted with him, he's been outside to the toilet and seems confident and very accepting of his new home.  J x

 For those who didn't get to the show here's a snapshot of 'Poos on show. The new TC BioThane 'Colours' collection, an idea only conceived 10 days ago, were a huge hit, they have leads with matching trim too.  J x

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Thursday, 9 April 2015

We had a lovely sunny Spring afternoon playing with Willows roan puppies. They are 5 weeks old already and absolutely adorable. 

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Cockapoo - Dog Expert by Stephen Charlton

Last year Stephen was approached to provide photos for a new book on Cockapoos as the publisher's photographer had limited access to Cockapoos to be able to provide the variety of photos requested. He was happy to help. They asked if Stephen and I could proof-read the standard text, as it was to be one of a series of Dog Expert books. Again (as we were also working with Alan Kenworthy's publishers too) we got the red pen out and I am pleased to announce the resulting Cockapoo - Dog Expert book is now on sale at

If you were in the 2013 'Poo Parade at The Cockapoo Games then look on page 152/153 and spot your 'Poo

Saturday, 7 March 2015

Introducing Casper

Our awesome senior stud poodle, Ziggy is 6 years old and so I got to thinking that we needed to plan way ahead to find another boy to fill his very big boots. After months of searching, networking and Googling I got word of an amazing toy poodle puppy. When visiting the litter I was blown away by his sweet outgoing and obviously intelligent character and unusual colouring, a black sable phantom with cream points. He was irresistible, so I didn't resist and am delighted to say that now at six months old he has been DNA tested and is clear so I am able to introduce you to Casper a future stud dog.

He loves training so now regularly joins our Cockapoos Yogi, Woody III and Nike at A1K9's Dog Training Club. Today was his maiden photoshoot and he posed like a pro. Just love him. J x

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

The New buckles have arrived and are now being used in production for all the TC Loop Leads, Collars and TC K9 Head Collars. They are very strong and look fantastic.

Monday, 16 February 2015

Elmo and the Cookie monster  (Cookie blonde bitch from Muffin x Ziggy)