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Meet our North West Canine Critics

Ruth 25 July 2019

Toby and Amos | the North West

Meet Toby and Amos, the exploring wonderdogs! Toby is a 9-year-old border terrier and Amos is a blind 18-month-old cross Staffordshire bull terrier. Toby is Amos’ best friend and guide dog; he has taught him all about adventuring, climbing and ultimately how to be a wonderdog! Toby looks after Amos on walks if there are scary things around and helps guide him on tough sections of path when they go adventuring. They are the best co-explorers and aim to show everyone that adventure is good for the soul.

Toby and Amos

Frequently barked questions about Toby and Amos

Their nicknames are...

Tib and Boosh

Their breeds are...

Border terrier (Toby) and Staffordshire bull terrier cross (Amos). 

What makes them special...

They are a dynamic duo of wonderdogs! Toby is a guide dog for his blind little 'big' brother Amos.

Toby and Amos in a field

When / how they met their human:

Toby was the best-ever birthday present for my 18th birthday, and I first met Amos when he was 3 months old in the rescue centre he was born in.

Favourite playtime activity:

Toby loves frisbee, Amos loves destroying things and together they love wrestling.

Naughtiest/cheekiest habit:

Toby throws himself around like a hooligan in public and puts his legs or head in Amos’ mouth. Amos headbutts people when he tries to cuddle them and squashes Toby when he snuggles him.

Toby and Amos on a beach

Favourite walk:

Tegg’s Nose - it is a walk I had always loved with Toby and also happened to be the first adventure we took Amos on, where he earned his adventure stripes!

Their best day would be…

Both pups love adventuring, snacking and napping - not necessarily in that order!

Toby and Amos on a hike

Their best friend is...

Each other, of course!

One other thing you should know about them...

They love to help out on hikes and have our own adventure backpacks; Toby has first aid kits and Amos looks after the snacks.

Toby and Amos with some rocks

We can't wait to see what Toby and Amos sniff out on their dog-friendly cottage break - until then, you can pick up your dog and bone and hit 'follow' on their Instagram page.

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