Love Dogs... Love Nature

July 2018 New Members

IF you send in a photo of your dog when you join online you will automatically be one of our 'Dogs of the Month'! 

Did you know Dogs of the Month have their own special class at Dorset Dogs' annual Festival?

Don't forget we'd LOVE to see you with your dog in the photos too!

Welcome to our July members.....

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Finn is a 3 year old Working Cocker Spaniel from Dorchester who enjoys walks in Puddletown Forest and Ringstead Beach.

During the spring & summer months we're asked by local Rangers to inform people about where they need to be aware of birds nesting on the grounds on heaths or other specialised habitats - at this time of year dogs need to stay on the paths with us in those areas.

Check out the 'out & about' pages to find off-lead places to go, all-year round dog-friendly beaches and more information about nature reserves and their wildlife too!

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This 5 month old Miniature Schnauzer is cute, cuddly and mischievous according to Karen. 

Piper regularly walks in Rampisham, Kingcombe, Lulworth, Ringstead, Bowleaze and Coveway.


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Tolinka is a native American name that means 'flapping ears of a Coyote'. Jan and Nigel told us that it suited her when she was little. This 16 week old German Shepherd loves water and is always looking to bounce around with new playmates. Tolinka walks along the River Stour, Throop, Ham Common and of course the beach!



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Oscar is a rescue dog from Romania who was badly treated but is now beginning to realise that life is really not that bad. Ann and Gordon told us that he loves to play with other dogs and is very gentle. 

Oscar the 3 and a half year old Labrador enjoys walks in Talbot Woods and Castle Lane.

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Digit is a 13 month old Border Terrier from Poole who walks on Canford Heath and would recommend walking in Studland along Shell Bay.

Tracy says that Digit loves being able to be off lead, sniffing out smells yet never loses sight of her and for a one year old Border she is remarkably obedient with recall when they're out and about!


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This 4 year old Cockerpoo from Christchurch loves swimming in the harbour and playing ball with her doggy friends.

Winnie enjoys walking on Avon beach in the Winter and in the Forest in the Summer.


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Bambi is a 12 month old Chinese Crested from Swanage.



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and Willow

Willow, the 6 year old Irish Terrier cross lives with Bambi.

Sally told us that both Bambi and Willow do dog dancing, agility, obedience and hoopers class. They are very active little dogs and are so lucky to live in wonderful Dorset with all its lovely walks.

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Shady the Miniature Dachshund absolutely loves an adventure - all the smells and textures found in the Forest and a good play in the sand at the Beach. 

Shady regularly walks in Iford Playing Field, Kings Park, Southbourne Beach, Durlston and Old Harry.



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Hunter is a very friendly 6 year old Bordoodle who likes meeting new people.

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and Zak

Hunter lives with Zak, a 7 year old Toy Poodle and Zeina, a Yorkshire Terrier.

They enjoy walks at Whitecliff and Sandbanks and would recommend Kingston Lacy woods as a great place to walk. 

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Turbo, the 7 year old Jackapoo from Bournemouth walks at Coy Pond, Branksome and Dene Chine where Deborah says he stays by her side until she says go!



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This 16 week Dalmation from Wimborne likes to walk on Canford Heath and would recommend Studland as a great place to walk.

Suzanne says that Oscar is absolutely adorable - we'd have to agree!


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Tilly is a 2 and a half year old Jack Russell from Bournemouth.

Angela told us that Tilly had pups in March this year and they kept Walt and Nellie to complete the family.

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and Walt and Nellie

Tilly, Walt and Nellie enjoy walks in Stour Valley Nature Reserve, Northbourne, Branksome Beach and Sandbanks Beach. They love running through long grass and taking a dip in the River Stour.

Angela says that they are great fun, Tilly is still a wonderful mum, Walt is a big softie and Nellie is our little protector.


New members who've already used the 'join us' form or who joined at pit stops - if you didn't send in a photo remember you can always add your photos later, just send to: with your name and a bit about your dog and/or where you like to walk.  Don't forget we'd love to see you in the photo too!

Welcome to to everyone else who's joined this month:

LUNA the 17 month old Springador is a cross between a Springer and Labrador. Debra told us that Luna is both energetic and loving, she loves her walks, food and cuddles. She particularly loves a swim so they are often down by the river in the Summer and the beach in the Winter.

OTTO is a friendly, happy dog who makes friends with likeminded dogs easily. This 9 year old Labradoodle walks at Duncliffe Woods and Studland.

BUSTER is a 9 year old Terrier cross from Bournemouth who walks locally at Canford Heath, Hamworthy Park and Delph Woods

BONNIEBELLE is an 16 month old West Highland Terrier. Stephanie says that Bonniebelle is very full of adventure and playful and they are looking forward to sharing new adventures together.

OLLIE a 10 month old Cockerpoo is a happy and very friendly dog. Ollie walks at Upton Country Park

LUCY a 15 month old French Bulldog who walks regularly at Lytchett and Upton

DYLAN, BELLA and DANNI are a 6 year old Whippet, 2 year old Lurcher and 13 year old Jack Russell who enjoy walking at Baiter Park, Delph Woods and Ham Common. Angela told us that Bella was a rescue dog who they have had just over a year and Dylan and Danni they have had from puppies.

CHESTER and ORIAH are 4 and 3 year old Golden Retrievers from Dorchester. They walk in the countryside and on the beach and are always looking for new places to walk. Chester and Oriah love to swim in the river or sea and wide open spaces to have a good run around. 


If your dog is not a member yet you can find out about the doggy do code and join here to receive your free members pack.