Monday, 25 March 2013

Dogs in the Snow- Making the best of it.

I'm sure it hasn't escaped you that parts of the UK have been transformed into a winter wonderland in the past week, with blizzards, freezing conditions and train delays wreaking havoc for all us hard-working dog lovers. Now we may have more snow drifts than Snow Drops, but whilst we mourn the lack of spring, let's look at some pictures of dogs having a jolly good time in the snow. and why not eh?

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"Light on his feet".....photo via Worthwhilesmile
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"If only I was taller".....Via Worthwhilesmile
 
Snow ain't going to stop this guy...via Mymodernmet

This guy should have brought a coat....via Citydata
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He doesn't seem convinced... via Funnyanimalworld
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"Because I'm Worth It".....via Wall321


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Ruffwear Boots- as sold by ScruffMacduff!


Here at Scruff we have some snow essentials for those worried about their pup in the cold.
First, longstanding favourites, the Ruffwear Polar Trex outdoor footwear- perfect for those whose paws can't take the cold. The provide protection and comfort outside, as well as extra grip to prevent accidents:

Singles only 30 pounds. 
http://www.scruffmacduff.co.uk/ruffwear-bark-n-boots-polar-trex-singles.html

Also from Ruffwear is our ultra-durable, water and wind-proof jacket. A worthwhile investment for what seems to be an extremely long winter.Available in small-extra large.
 
http://www.scruffmacduff.co.uk/ruffwear-sun-shower-red-currant-waterproof-jacket.html

That's all for now Scruffies. Keep warm and keep happy in the snow.

Thursday, 7 March 2013

All about Crufts!

As some of you may know, Crufts 2013 is now well under way in Birmingham. To celebrate this, we have compiled a list of the Best in Show Dogs for the past 4 years. 



2009 Winner- a very rare Welsh breed of Terrier. Sealyham Terrier
2010 Winner- the Hungarian Gundog, the Vizsla.
2011 Winner, and it is another Gundog, this time a Flat-Coated Retriever.
....and last year's winner the Lhasa Apso from the Utility Category.

We'll have to wait until the 10th to find out this year's Best in Breed!

Now, did you know that the Kennel Club also runs a fun competition for mongrels know affectionately as the Scruffts? Instead of the usual agility and breeding, Scruffts are based on good character, good health and good temperament. In the end, is that not what everyone looks for in their dog?

To make your pooch look more like a showstopper, why not browse through our dog grooming section.
Why not pamper your pet with our Massaging Mitt? Not only will your dog love how it feels, but it helps the coat look glossy and healthy too!
http://www.scruffmacduff.co.uk/scrubba-scrubba-massaging-bath-mitt.html for 8.99.

Or why not a veterinary-grade toothbrush to help maintain a healthy mouth?


That's all for now Scruffies,
Over and out!
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