Presents and keep-sakes, flowers and jewelery, and little dogues
You will always receive a warm welcome at Sig and Viv's and will sometimes be greeted by the magnificent Shelby, a Dogue
de Bordeaux that Caryn and Tony rescued from Cardiff Dogs Home in February this year.
He popped the question in his home county near the Cliffs of Moher with the help of their Dogue
de Bordeaux pooch Rubie and a small bouquet of wild flowers.
FOCUS A lovable Dogue
de Bordeaux puppy stares into a steady-cam
Personality: Tiny is a Dogue
de Bordeaux, and has a heart almost as big as his gorgeous face.
Rocco (10 months) with Hank |the Dogue
de Bordeaux, sent in by Kerry Baker (above) and (right) Tilly and Kizzie with Vinnie the Bulldog, sent in by Chris Newey from Walsgrave
Other dog models available for casting include Boodles, a Dogue
de Bordeaux,, Albert, a Border Terrier, and Alvin Stardust, a Chihuahua/Dachshund cross.
In East Yorkshire, Bonnie, a Dogue
de Bordeaux, was chased around a garden by her owner wielding a stick.
Far left: A pair of Dogue
de Bordeaux breed dogs take it easy backstage at the show Left: A Bullmastiff is very interested in her owner's doughnut Right: Italian Greyhounds Tino, Anna, Theo and Charley are dressed for the rain as they are led to the show
Indeed, the breed to which the dog belonged - a French Mastiff or, more correctly, a Dogue
de Bordeaux - is not among those with a reputation for unpredictability or savagery.
The huge canine was believed to be a breed called Dogue
de Bordeaux, made famous in the film Turner and Hooch.
Jason Appleby, 38, attacked Bonnie, a Dogue
de Bordeaux, with a long wooden pole in his garden in Withernsea, Yorkshire.