That's 150 patience-straining minutes of Staffs, terriers, cockapoos
, spaniels, salukis, mastiffs, lurchers, setters, shnoodles, rotties, puggles and corgis - not to mention having to put up with host Sara Cox, herself a bigger irritant than sarcoptic mange.
It was quite challenging, quite hard work, but I had a great time and I can keep practising on my two cockapoos
and the dogs at the charity.
Then we would take our two cockapoos
Toffee and Chi-Chi for a lovely long walk followed by lots of lounging about in the back garden.
So the fact that I'm a proud owner of TWO slightly insane Cockapoos
never ceases to amaze me.
The main breeds are labradors, cocker spaniels, poodles, golden retrievers and crossbreeds like cockapoos
Jostling for space alongside The Girl On The Train and Dictionary Of Mutual Understanding are the following titles: 10 Minute Declutter, Crate Training, Cockapoos
and Puppy Training: 10 Worst Dog Training Mistakes.
Almost 200 cockapoos
- a cross between a cocker spaniel and a poodle - took part with their owners.
Thus the doggie world (and our waiting room) is populated by cockapoos
, labradoodles, sprockers and, em, bullshihtzus.
In Saturday's Chronicle people were advertising cockapoos
, jackadoodles and puggle puppies for sale, all at several hundred pounds.
Higgins and Eliza are two lovable cockapoos
who help young children with ASD learn new words, expand the length of their sentences, try new activities, and interact with the world around them.
A high end puppy boutiquue which specializes in baby yorkies, maltese,shi-tzu, cockapoos
The race to walk our cockapoos
, Toffee and Chichi, in the morning is now bordering on animalistic and vicious as we tumble down the stairs and have a tug of war over the leads.