Our Story

Hello and welcome!

My name is Helen - Dog groomer and walker, homeboarder, ambassador for disabled dogs, avid rescue supporter and all round crazy dog lady!  I'm a proud mum of three gorgeous fur-babies and 'Aunty Helen' to a very large extended family of dogs that we care for every week. 


This is my boy Oatis also known as 'the grumpy old man'. He's been going on ten since he turned one. Loves eating and sleeping more than anything else in the world!


Nerys (or Daenerys for the GOT fans out there!) is my baby girl. She loves people, belly rubs and chasing birds which has got us into a bit of trouble a few times ;) 

And finally, this is our special man Marley! He adopted me when I met him while volunteering at Friends of the Animals Rescue who we are now avid supporters of and they are one of our nominated charities. Marley is completely ball obsessed and will spend all day running after one in his wheels if he's given the chance. He is the boss of our household and a great ambassador for disabled dogs. He lives life to the full! He has his own Facebook Page and Instagram if you want to see more about living life with a very cheeky wonky dog!


For the past five years I have run a small business, offering dog grooming, home boarding and Adventure Walks so we have the privilege of knowing and loving a huge variety of gorgeous dogs who have become part of our lives and extended family. We like to think we know dogs pretty well so The Dog Shop was born to find and share products we know dogs will love. It also has a bigger goal. We run on a not - for - profit basis so that we can continue to help and support the many charities we have come to know and love, as well as support our dog park project which aims to create secure spaces for dogs to play. We'll keep you updated on our progress and donations made through our blog and newsletters. So we hope you will spoil your own furbabies, knowing that your orders will also do good and help other dogs out there. Happy Shopping!