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Perfect Rack When Potty Training Pups! {VERY Cute Pups!}

Underneath this lot of washed pet beds, blankets and bedding is a rather splendid and very well looked after 4 oven Standard Aga range cooker, clearly much loved by its owner Kathy. Who uses it now more than ever! Two puppies in lockdown, Kathy's story..

How to dry laundry safely on an Aga range cooker how to dry pet beds.. Kathy wrote in to share her experience of owning a Blake & Bull drying rack, invaluable to her now as she is the proud {rightfully so} owner of brother & sister pups,  Boo and Fifi!

They are 7 months old Bichon Frise pups. Kathy and her husband excitedly drove from Cambridge to Wales to collect Fifi, but then also fell in love with Boo so ended up coming home with two!  "I would NOT recommend two puppies at the same time.  They are a handful." ... "With 4 dog beds and lots of accidents, I am washing dog items daily. Saving a fortune by not using tumble dryer. The double large drying rack is paying for itself very quickly!" 


How to dry laundry washing safely on a Blake and Bull drying rack suitable for use on Aga range cookers

"They are very playful and are usually pretty good, but this breed is notorious for house training. Hence the need for so much washing!  Night time is easy, they go on their crates at 10pm and I get up with them at 6:30am.  They both had ear infections this week and the medications led to a few accidents, meaning even more washing. Not a nice surprise at 6:30am!!"

"My Aga range cooker is my life saver, drying all the beds, blankets and towels.  And then of course there is my own laundry as well.

I have a single dryer rack but it fits perfectly in my door ways and across my stairs.  Puppies not allowed upstairs until they are fully house trained (we have old floor boards upstairs with large gaps – If they have an accident up there it ends up in the kitchen ceiling downstairs)! Therefore it was necessary for a new drying rack, so when you have two puppies you go BIG, I went for the large double drying racks and I love them!"

You wouldn't believe it for one moment would you seeing this picture! Although my home at the moment is a little similar! My puppy had me up at 2:10am for a toilet trip and a rummage through the compost. Here is is at a little before 7am when I was set to start work at my home desk! Clearly the compost rummage wore him out!


Having pups is hard work! We are so happy to have played a small part in lightening Kathy's load. The cuddles are certainly a good trade off though! Enjoy your doggy snuggles! We hope that you and your hounds are a comfort to each other.

Puppy cuddles, Aga range cooker in the kitchen steadily drying your laundry & cooking your food, and a good brew, I reckon thats pretty close to perfect. 

< When your washing pile doesn't seem to get any smaller turn to your rack to dry whilst you sleep {if your hounds let you!}

Katy Boys

Katy Boys

Katy is a rural girl at heart. She loves long walks, home cooking, paddling in rivers, warm fires and socks and stomping in leaves with her children. After studying ‘drawing stuff’ at university in Bath, Katy spent 10 years selling wares and managing folk at Habitat in Bath. Welcoming children into her world prompted her to return to drawing things, people and places from home. This led her to us at Blake & Bull and the rest is history. She draws our stuff, provides cuddles for the office dog, and is here to chat to you lovely lot.