The K9 Crew

NAME: MAC, MACINTOSH, MACCYDOODLE OR DONUT!

BREED:DOBERMANN

AGE:7

LIFESKILLS: Trained in working trials, obedience and Scentwork. Loves tracking, obsessed with his ball and loves training. Helps in classes and workshops and is a great tutor teaching puppies good manners and how to behave. Now semi-retired due to a bone disease in his back, but he doesn't take retirement easily...

LIKES:Balls, Bones and pinning visitors to chairs with his head on their lap so they have to stroke him.

DISLIKES:Swimming and vegetables



NAME: BOOTS, PD BOOTS, DEMO DOG, PROFANITIES NOT SUITABLE FOR PUBLISHING.

BREED:JACK RUSSELL TERRIER

AGE:10

LIFESKILLS: Competed in Agility where tunnels and weaves were his forte! Has a list of tricks he can perform that would put most magicians to shame, some of these he has taught himself. He is nicknamed Policeman Boots as he will intercept any ASBO type behaviour from other canines and quickly regain the peace! He is the best canine body language interpreter around, and is opinion is the only one that counts!

LIKES:Agility, Squeaky toys, barking and Sausages

DISLIKES:Anti-social Canine Behaviour and being told what to do.



NAME: ZIPPY, ZIP, ZIP-ZAP

BREED:BORDER COLLIE

AGE:16 WEEKS

LIFESKILLS: Herding our Black Welsh Mountain Sheep is what her 'job' will be. She is currently starting to learn the ropes and showing some promise. She is a dab hand at stealing the other dogs bowls from under their noses whilst they are eating. Her intelligence means she is easy to train things you want her to do, as well as those you don't.

LIKES:Stealing bowls, Sheep and riding in the car<

DISLIKES:Going out for a wee when it's raining.



NAME: BETSY, BETSY-BEAR, STINKER.

BREED:SHIH-TZU X

AGE:14

LIFESKILLS: The grandma of the bunch who keeps all the youths in check. She may be elderly but she can sniff out a potential food source within a 6-mile radius and her nose always takes her to the jackpot. She is a dab hand at opening any form of container with food, even screw tops. She helps teach the more nervous dogs that life can be rosy!

LIKES:Food in all its guises. Scenting for food and sunbathing

DISLIKES:Having no dinner because she ate her body weight in scavenged food.



NAME: Boo, Boo Boo, Mr Boo

BREED:Staffordshire Bull Terrier

AGE:4

LIFESKILLS: completed his kennel club bronze certificate, loves scenting from finding a ball, a scent, to truffles, he gets very excited. Totally ball obsessed he will do anything for his ball. Often helps out in puppy classes to show puppies and the owners how it's done, very well-mannered and tolerant. He loves licking and making sure everybody loves him, he is a great example of how soft staffys can be.

LIKES:Ball, treats, Licking, Chasing Rain and going everywhere with me.

DISLIKES:Big lorries and buses, load noises and sulks when not allowed on the sofa.