An introduction to the Dog House…

October 02, 2017
team e1507835744973

Welcome to our totally pawsome dog blog, the place to be to our latest pupdates, news and

Cheesy canine puns asides….Welcome to the The Dog House, Leicestershire’s Luxury Dog Grooming
Salon. We’re nestled in the beautiful surroundings of BARKby Thorpe (not another pun, that’s
actually where we are!) our bespoke salon can cater for all of your dog grooming needs.
But first let us introduce our team. By team, I mean the dogs as there’s really not that much
interesting about Selina and Anna!

If you follow us on social media you may have already seen snippets of them…..

Moogie – is Selina’s Puggle… Pug x Beagle! Moogie is super handsome, with the biggest kindest eyes
and most expressive face. He has quite a character and likes to let everyone know that he’s the
boss…it will be Moogie you hear first when you enter the salon, he’s such a softie though.

Bandit – is also Selina’s, he’s a Boston Terrier……pleasssse don’t confuse him with a French Bulldog,
he gets really rather offended. He is black and white in colour with his face having a black mask on
it, hence bandit. He’s a playful little man who likes to bounce and around and play all day long.
Bandit likes the warmer weather so if you pop in to the salon in the winter, the chances are he’ll
have his coat on!

Paddy – is Anna’s dog, he is a patterdale terrier, kind of! He’s mainly patterdale with something
else, however, he was a rescue so who knows what that something else is! We have no idea how
old he is, but at a guess, about 8ish. He doesn’t like to waste too much energy so he’ll have a mad 5
minutes and then sleep for the next hour, Paddy has to be hand stripped because of his wiry coat,
between strips he can look a little scruffy, that’s my disclaimer should anyone see him looking a
mess in the salon!

Cody– is also Anna’s dog. He’s a German Shepherd, heartbreakingly handsome but as daft as a
brush. You’ll see Cody in the salon less than the other dogs a) because he’s so big and clumsy he
often knocks things over with his tail b) because he won’t leave Anna’s side and it’s hard to groom
other dogs with him standing on your feet! Although he’s clumsy he’s a very clever boy when he
switches his brain on and he’s just started his career doing agility…watch out Crufts!!

And that is our team……so far! Who knows when we may take in a stray or fall in love with the next
pair of puppy eyes!
Selina and Anna

The Dog House was established in 2017 by Anna Pollard and Selina West.

After meeting via a training salon and a few tipsy nights out it seem that going into business together was inevitable!

Sign up for 

Our 5 Free Grooming Tips

Over 5 days we’ll be sharing with you our top tips for maintaining your dog’s coat at home.

This is essential to get your dog into a routine and keep they calm and happy at the groomer!

Make sure you add our email to your email address book so that you don’t miss out.

You should get an email immediately afterwards with a link to the book.
Please check your spam/junk inbox

Related Articles

Your Crufts 2022 Survival Guide

Your Crufts 2022 Survival Guide

Your must-have Crufts survival guide It is nearly here, Crufts 2022 and I am so unbelievably excited as I haven’t been for a couple of years.  This year I’ll be there on Friday 11th March on the Kids Around Dogs stand, talking all things dogs and children with...

read more
Muddy Winter Walks

Muddy Winter Walks

Muddy Winter Walks Happy New Year – wishing you dog kisses, waggy tails and muddy walk Here’s to hoping that 2021 is much more positive that 2020. If there’s one amazing thing to come out of 2020 is the extra time I’ve been able to spend with my dogs, be it playing,...

read more
Christmas Gift Ideas for dog lovers

Christmas Gift Ideas for dog lovers

Christmas Gift Ideas for Dog Lovers Grooming Packages Tinsel ToesThis package we have put together as it’s really important to look after your dogs paws this time of year.  As the weather gets colder pad can become sore and cracked, much like our own hands. ...

read more