Alabama Rot

‘Alabama Rot’ is a rare but serious disease. 198 cases have been reported in the UK in the 7 years leading up to December 2019 (stats from BBC South Breakfast news 12/12/2019). Go to the Animal Health & Wellbeing page in the Wagipawdia section of this website for further information and advice.

Let’s Go! Share YOUR walkies photo!

Little girl Thalia running along the path with big dog Alfie

Not everyone can come along to group walkies with Dorset Dogs – if that’s you there’s a Dorset Dogs Facebook walkies album especially for you! Go and visit the album ‘Open to All – Share Your Walkies’ and post in the comments or message them to the page and we’ll put them in the album… … Read more

Golden ambassadors

Linda & Tony at Upton Country Park

‘Golden volunteers’ Linda & Tony have spent years as membership admin volunteers for Dorset Dogs – if you have received a membership pack it’s likely it will not only have been packed and addressed by them but your joining form and photo will have been adminstrated by them too! Not to mention the thousands of … Read more

Come and meet September’s new members

Welcome to the new members who joined in September 2019. Would you like to become a free member of Dorset Dogs too? Why not take a look at the Doggy Do Code and if you agree with the Dorset Dogs way of thinking join us. Whether you live in Dorset or visit with your dog … Read more

Welcome to August’s new members

Dog Oscar by the water

Say hello to the new members who joined in August 2019. Would you like to become a free member of Dorset Dogs too? Why not take a look at the Doggy Do Code and if you agree with the Dorset Dogs way of thinking join us. Whether you live in Dorset or visit with your … Read more

Look out for grazing animals

Warning: graphic image in article We’re really sad to report that this cow was attacked at Winfrith & Tadnoll nature reserve and subsequently had to be put to sleep. There has also recently been an attack on a sheep at Hengistbury Head, with the same devastating result. Our dogs should always be on-lead near grazing … Read more

Say hello to July’s new members

Welcome to all the new members who joined in July 2019 – follow the ‘read more’ link to see some lovely pics! Would you like to become a free member of Dorset Dogs too? Why not take a look at the Doggy Do Code and if you agree with the Dorset Dogs way of thinking … Read more

Welcome to our April to June members

Welcome to our new members who joined in April, May and June. If you agree with the Dorset Dogs way of thinking, why not take a look at the Doggy Do Code and sign up to Dorset Dogs. Dog owners who live in or visit Dorset can become members of  Dorset Dogs – there are … Read more

Dorset Dogs Festival 2019

Celebrating dogs, wildlife and the countryside – we had a wonderful day! Festival sponsors I-Mac Fire & Security sponsored the Festival to highlight just how good dogs are for people’s health and well-being, whilst the Festival also served to introduce new dog-friendly countryside Canford Park SANG to many more people. Meet Theodore – having won … Read more

The Great Global Greyhound Walk

The Great Global Greyhound Walk is an annual dog-walking event that brings together greyhounds, lurchers, other sighthounds and their owners to raise awareness of the breeds and show the public just what wonderful pets they make. 2019 was a record breaking year with 8,795 hounds ‘walking’ together across the world. In Dorchester the Forever Hounds … Read more