to all the other July new members:
POPPET & TINKER, little Yorkies who enjoy Stanpit Rec, Nea Meadows, Highcliffe Beach & Steamer Point on their walks with Geraldine.
Mrs Dorothy Frank - a new member who no longer has her own dog - a lovely sprightly lady who loves dogs and now helps other people on their dog walks around Nea Meadows.
KASSI a young Westie who walks Nea Meadows.
Have you noticed Nea Meadows has lots of fans this month? - there was a Dorset Dogs information pit stop at this lovely local nature reserve - so we've lots of new members from the Christchurch area.
HARLEY a beagle who enjoys Nea Meadows & the beach.
BILLY an unusual young basset-poodle cross who revels on the beach!
OLLIE another 'very good-natured' collie cross.
STAMFORD & HUGO, cocker spaniels who joined at a pit stop at Upton Junior School's wet but wonderful summer fair.
GEORGE the cocker who loves Upton Country Park - and loves water even more!
KIPPER a lab & TIA a shihtzu who live in Weymouth and regularly walk at Wyke Park & recommend Bowleaze Cove beach (that's another one to add to the 'out & about' page).
LOTTIE a collie/lab cross - Helen commented that 'unfortunately, and without exception, wherever we walk Lottie there are still dog owners not picking up after their animals. It is still a real problem". - If only people would follow the doggy do code!
BIGGLES a springer who's a rescue from DAWG - Dorset Animal Workers Group, he's a fan of the Blandford part of the North Dorset Trailway & Stour Meadows.
MOLLY a young Parsons Jack Russell who enjoys Cogdean Beach ( a great West Dorset favourite), the New Forest and Badbury Rings.
MAX a lurcher who Caroline enjoys taking to Wareham Forest, as well as the Purbecks, Holes Bay & Hamworthy Common beach - Max was a rescue from the RSPCA who had suffered neglect & abuse as a puppy and was not socialised but is now 'very affectionate & just wants to please'.
NORTHGRANGE DUCHESS a wonderful 3 year-old German Shepherd who has passed all Good Citizenship awards - Bronze, Silver & Gold.
REGGIE the bulldog & MILLIE the staffie who enjoy Martin Down & Potterne Park
MANGO an Irish Terrier from Portland.
ROXI a JRT from Portland, poor girl suffers from food allergies (maybe that's why she doesn't like anything too strenuous?)
ZAPPA a 3 year-old poodle from SWEDEN! We should be called 'International Dorset Dogs' now! - we've got members who visit Dorset from many different countries!
ROSIE a brindle Boxer of 10 years old who doesn't enjoy the summer heat so should be getting a bit more comfortable right about now!
DENZEL a 2 year old staffie who lives in Lymington but is particularly fond of Badbury Rings - join the club Rory!
CLEMENTINE an English Bulldog - who loves water 'or more precisely MUD' (know the feeling Sue) and JAKE an English Bull Terrier,both fans of Hengistbury Head.
BENTLEY a yorkie cross of just 4 weeks!
TOM a young lab and MEGAN a senior JRT who enjoy some lovely North Dorset places - Spetisbury Rings, Badbury Rings, Witchampton, Eyebridge and Pamphill - magical Dorset names!
DANNY a Jack Russell from Swanage.
NUTMEG a cockerpoo of just 5 months who 'goes mad when long grass is around' - that's an unusual one!
BEAUTY yet another JRT fan of magical Badbury Rings. She's nervous, so it's kinder to take note when Peter mentions that when you meet her.
HOLLY & TARKA who are border terriers. Jenny mentions she does her best to clear up litter left by others and even dog poo - but she can't do it all! Well done Jenny, we share your exasperation!
SOX a miniature JRT of just 6 months old.
KIKI a springer x pom - we have had some unusual crosses this month! Kiki is 14 months old, we'd love to see her photo!
New members who've already used the 'join us' form or who joined at pit stops but haven't sent a photo remember you can always add your photos later, just send to: firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and joining month!