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Hound pimped.

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emptyshell Mon 08-Aug-11 09:03:06

Just got my massive order through from AK creations - sooooo impressed with the quality of it, particularly the collars as I've seen some variable quality martingales around. Hound now has a nice velvety tag collar, a swirly martingale (I still like the two collar look) and not the hound collar that was on the smallest setting with a nice huge lump of leather flapping around loose at the end... a fleecy coat in shades of green, a waterproof coat in green and white... and her response to it all - was to lick the coat and then lie on the sofa WITH me (a breakthrough - normally it's HER on the sofa only) and let me fit her collars.

Feel guilty now that Layton hasn't got a new collar - but since he abandoned his in the woods last month and had to get a new one then - serves him right!

wildfig Mon 08-Aug-11 09:14:44

envy I do not have the words to tell you how much I wish AK creations did tigerprint pyjamas for shorter-legged, chunkier, fashion challenged scent hounds.

emptyshell Mon 08-Aug-11 09:26:12

Email her and ask her? I know she made my coats with a bit of expansion room since the hound was still at racing weight when I took the measurements so she does seem to listen to requests!

SoupDragon Mon 08-Aug-11 09:28:09

pyjamas??

emptyshell Mon 08-Aug-11 09:30:56

Yep you can get greyhound pyjamas! Well the poor mites feel the cold you know!

SoupDragon Mon 08-Aug-11 09:33:32

LOL.

I'm just imagining the response I'd get from my dog if I tried to dress him in PJs smile He is a fluffy spaniel though so doesn't need them, thank god.

wildfig Mon 08-Aug-11 10:26:41

Having said that, if I got pyjamas for my dog, she'd just take it as an excuse to stay in them all day and not get up.

Scuttlebutter Mon 08-Aug-11 11:45:04

Glad Nancy is "pimped" now! You can usually tell a grund by the smart turn out and the fact that the owner usually (certainly in our case) looks considerably more down at heel. Empty - apologies if you are normally a dazzling beacon of stylishness.

We live close to the notorious "no pyjamas" Tesco - grin - grunds have suggested a Noel Coward style dressing gown and cravat, but I wasn't convinced.

emptyshell Mon 08-Aug-11 12:56:43

Yep I'm a scruffball and the dogs have more spent on them than I ever spend on my own clothes!

Ephiny Mon 08-Aug-11 14:38:21

Dog pyjamas! Is there anything you can't buy for dogs these days?

Well we did get a doggy bathrobe for ours to wear after hydrotherapy, so he doesn't get chilled on the short walk to the car blush.

SoupDragon Mon 08-Aug-11 14:41:58

forget PJs, I'd like a full nose to tail HAZMAT suit to stop him rolling in Unpleasant Things and requiring a bath.

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