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Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really. ~Agnes Sligh Turnbull
5th February 1999 – 11th September 2011
“subdued sweet vanilla notes combined with muted orange woody tones” mmm, I bet that smells divine. It’s not for you, however, but for your pampered pets.
Today’s Saturday Selection is from Natural Pet Products and is a cologne to make your dog or cat more pleasant to be around. I must admit, my old golden retriever is a bit smelly – it’s all the oils in her coat which help to repel water when she’s retrieving the ducks and other birds I have shot (not!), so she can’t help it but I think some subdued sweet vanilla certainly wouldn’t go amiss.
All together now – Aaaaaaaahhhhhhhh!
Have a look at Natural Pet Products for some wonderful natural grooming aids for your pets and also for some more gorgeous photos.
Apparently, there is a craze in China for painting or dyeing dogs to look like wild animals.
Golden Retriever as a Tiger
A bizarre spectale, but the wealthy middle classes in China have, apparently, taken dogs and cats to their hearts and spending on pets has increased by 500% in the last decade. There is now pressure, from these people, to remove dogs and cats from the menus so maybe a little bit of paint or dye in your eye is preferable to ending up as a meal.
Chow Chow as Pandas
I wonder whether the craze will catch on elsewhere. I suppose it’s only a short step from dressing up chihuahuas in hooded t-shirts and I knew a hairdresser once who used to put red streaks in her dog’s hair so, who knows?
Anyway, I was way ahead of the trend and once did my golden retriever up as an orangutan –
Golden Retriever as Orangutan
Only joking about the last one – she came back from a lone walk looking like this and I have no idea what she had rolled in to achieve the fetching red tint.
Sometimes I feel like I could really do without walking up our ‘side of a mountain’ garden in the mornings, especially when I’m still half asleep and it’s raining. Then I look at these little faces and see how much they enjoy themselves and it’s suddenly all worth it.