The show has been and gone for 2016. A fabulous day was had by all. The overall Best in Show was Skye, a staffordshire Bull Terrier owned by Michael and Callum Sutton. We will be deciding next years date soon and will announce it on here. It is likely that we will move the date…

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Following the amazing success of last years inaugural Scruffs Dog Show, Keswick is told hold the event again on Sunday 21st June 2015. The show will be in the town center Fitz Park next to the museum. It’s a fantastic location with views of the magnificent Skiddaw and conveniently located next to a river to…

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Here are the winners for our Wainwright Challenge 2012! 1st PRIZE Ruffwear products worth £260 – Reuben Smulders on Hallin Fell. 2nd PRIZE Ruffwear products worth £130 – Alfie Lloyd on Mellbreak Winners of Ruffwear Roamer Leashes: Ghyll Routledge on Bannerdale Crags Gus Mollett on High Street Rex Colam on Castle Crag Sam Wright on…

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Due to the problems our inbox had in accepting the sudden rush of Wainwright Challenge entries on the last day, we have extended the closing date until midnight Wednesday 3rd October 2012. Many of you may have had your entry returned with a message saying ‘inbox full’. Sorry about that, we didn’t anticipate the last…

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Throughout the summer of 2012 Podgy Paws has been running the Wainwright Challenge. The idea being that you take a photograph of your dog on the summit of a Wainwright and post the picture to our competition page. The closing date is the end of September 2012 when a random draw will take place. 1st…

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<a rel="attachment wp-att-111" href="http://www why not try here.podgypaws.co.uk/2011/06/05/podgy-paws-embraces-facebook-at-last/facebook-1/”> After many requests and much cajoling, we have finally relented and joined the 21st century.  With the help of a computer literate friend Suggs has managed to create a facebook page!!  We shall regularly update it with what’s new.  Please feel free to make comments on there. …

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Schmeichel (great dane) and Ozzy (black lab) of Coronation Street fame are much loved customers of Podgy Paws.  When their owner needed some personalised collars for them as they were appearing on a game show, she immediately gave us a call.  With the help of our suppliers, both Schmeichel and Ozzy became the proud owners…

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Is Keswick the most ‘dog friendly’ holiday destination?  That’s the question we’ve been asking.  Every day people say to us that they’ve never seen so many dogs in a town.  Why is this?  Surely it’s because the town is so accommodating of dogs?  Lots of pubs and cafes allow dogs inside as well as many…

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Friday 8th October 2010 was the date that our tv advert was aired for the first time on ITV Border. It was shown in the break just after Emmerdale and before Coronation Street! Suggs Harper, Charlie and Mick, and Charley Clark were the stars of the show!  Early signs are that new customers are finding us as…

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Podgy Paws Pet Shop, Keswick moved to new larger premises in July 2008.  Still based in Keswick we are now easier to find (next to Booths Supermarket) and there’s much more room in the shop for our four legged friends and their owners! The official opening was performed by Ozzy (Liam’s black lab) and Schmeichel…

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Boxing Day 2008 saw the launch of Podgy Paws new look Website!  The guys at e-Ignition, a Keswick based family web firm, having been working long hours to create a user friendly and visually appealing website. The shop concentrates on HURTTA and RUFFWEAR products for dogs team management app.  We believe we stock the largest…

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