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Our Rescue Lurcher and Rottweiler on Horden Beach, County Durham

This morning we headed to one of our locals beaches.
We often go to the Easington Colliery end of Horden Beach because there is a nice long area of sand.
Barley the Lurcher has enjoyed many a run on this part of Horden Beach, but this morning it was the first time for Porter the Rottweiler. Both dogs had a good run, and enjoyed venturing into the sea. Rather them than me!

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Lurcher on the beach
Video of Barley and Porter have a run on Horden Beach

Blog post by Richard Randall

A Blast on Blast Beach, Dawdon, Seaham

It was a glorious Summers day here in County Durham yesterday, so we decided to take Porter and Barley to Blast Beach in Dawdon, just South of Seaham.
Kitted out in our Winter fleeces, and wet weather gear, we set off just up the coast to Dawdon. It was a dirty morning with thick fog and driving rain.
IMG_0579Access to the beach was a bit of a trek from the carpark, and by the time we had reached the shore line, Laura and I were soaked through. At least the mutts seemed very happy.IMG_0570
This was our first time letting Porter off lead for an extended period of time, and in a wide open space. I’m pleased to report his recall was very good. This was a big relief for us. Looks like all of the training we have been doing with him, is paying off.
IMG_0571Barley and Porter had a bit of a run together, and then Barley went off exploring, while Porter mooched about near us. Barley‘s exploration involved finding something fishy and then rolling around in it. The little monster sure loves eau du poisson. IMG_0573It was a good morning apart from the weather, and after an hour on the beach we all returned to the car, happy and wet and very pleased to be heading back home to Easington Colliery.
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Blog post by Richard Randall

Easington Colliery Beach Jaunt

These last few days I’ve been ‘Hors de Combat’, so poor old Barley the Lurcher has missed a couple of low tide beach days at Hordon Beach or Crimdon Beach.
It’s not been that much of a problem though, because the weather has been fine, and he’s been able to spend lots of time at home, playing outside.
Lurcher
Today the weather is on the change, with lots of rain forecast to be on the way, so I decided to take Barley down to the local beach in Easington Colliery. It is only a short 10 minute walk from home. It is a pebble and rock beach but Barley the Lurcher was happy to explore the rock pools, and high tide mark looking for fishy things. He did not get to run, but he seemed happy enough lolloping along exploring.
Fingers crossed, I’ll be back to full fitness soon, so that we can have a ‘proper’ beach day, and Barley the Lurcher can enjoy a good run.
Easington Colliery Beach
Easington Colliery Beach
Easington Colliery Beach
Easington Colliery Beach
Easington Colliery Beach
Easington Colliery Beach
Easington Colliery Beach
Easington Colliery Beach
Easington Colliery Beach
Easington Colliery Beach

Blog post by Richard Randall