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The dog days are here and they’re cuter than we thought

Posted at 2:30 pm, November 8, 2012 in Fun London
Frankie in Jenny Packham

From New York to Paris, Milan to… Battersea? Yes, Battersea Dogs & Cats home is diving into the world of fashion at tonight’s Collars and Coats Gala Ball bringing you the hottest bitches in town. Prepare your pooch to booty tooch as the biggest names in fashion – including Stella McCartney, Mulberry and Philip Treacy – dress the local canine residents as they auction off their latest bow-wowtiful designs in aid of the charity. With a live performance from Jamie Cullen and a whole host of doggie VIPs, grab the dog and bone now to book your table for tonight’s event: 020 7627 9309.

But with chihuahuas, pugs and huskies taking centre stage, it’s easy to forget that there are hundreds of dog breeds out there. Whether you want a small bundle of fluff or a giant, brutish guardian, there’s bound to be a breed for you that you just haven’t met yet. Well, now’s your chance to get informed and soppy at this year’s Discover Dogs at Earl’s Court. Join thousands of dog lovers and their best friends this weekend (Nov 10 -11) where you will be able to meet and learn about over 200 breeds of dogs allowing you to choose your dream pooch. So if you’re already pupped up, looking for a new pal or just bloody love dogs, head over to their website now and book your place. Carly-Ann Clements

But if you can’t wait that long, we’re here to remind you why dogs rock our world.

It’s hard to ignore the fact that they’re cute and fluffy:

pomeranian puppy

Even if they’re not the brightest at times:

Or they don’t want to share:

But they’ll always love you:

Especially when you need it most:

Even when they can’t reach you:

They make your childhood dreams come true:

Imperial Walker greyhound

And they won’t complain if you put shoes on them:

Although they probably should:

They’ll teach you how to salsa:

Help you keep in shape:

And treadmill like a boss:

They know when to be quiet:

And tuck themselves up at night:

They’ll clean your other pets:

And mop your floor:

Even when they cause the mess:

And though they can sometimes be condescending:

Or menacing:

You should never try this:

Just do whatever you can to make them as happy as they make you:

For more info and to buy tickets, see Discover Dogs listing.

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