Watch out, Pippa! Enterprising pet lifestyle website takes on Miss Middleton with the definitive party guide….for dogs (including recipes for canine canapes and pupcakes)
The Pets Pyjamas Winter Edit includes fashion style guides for dogsIdeas for pet-friendly winter holidays
21:56 GMT, 8 November 2012
Pippa Middleton's new party-planning guide, Celebrate – a book jam-packed with fruity tips on how to fold napkins and pour tea – has some competition.
A lifestyle website has produced a new magazine featuring ideas for winter break destinations, fashion style guides, and, best of all, rules for hosting the perfect party.
The only difference is, The Pets Pyjamas Winter Edit is aimed not at people but at dogs.
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Party-hosting for four-legged beginners: The Pets Pyjamas magazine includes a feature on hosting canine celebrations, with recipes for pupcakes and tips on compiling the perfect guestlist
The brand new mini magazine, sent free to members and customers of the Pets Pyjamas website which professes to be 'the ultimate shopping destination and social network for stylish pets and their owners'.
The colourful 28-page guide includes tips on hosting the perfect pet party, explaining how to compile a neighbourly guest list (vaccinations essential) and recipes for dog-friendly pupcakes, vegan treats, milkbones and canine canapes.
Four mini doggy style guides reveal the finest frippery available for your pup, in the colour themes True Blue, In The Mix, Countryside Alliance and Flower Power.
The pretty pages pick out trendy leads, pillows, coats, scarves, toys, collars and bowls.
Puppy power: Recipes for vegan and gluten free treats, milk bone biscuits and canine canapes
There is also a section on stylish celebrities and their dogs, featuring Olivia Palermo and her Maltese, Mr Butler; Miranda Kerr and her Yorkshire Terrier, Frankie; Kate Moss and Jamie Hince and their mixed breed Archie; and Daisy Lowe and her Maltese, Monty.
Elsewhere in the tiny pupzine are details of where to find the best pooch-friendly staycations (including Babington House in Somerset, Gleneagles in Scotland, and The Pig Hotel in Hampshire).
And there's also a helpful collection of stocking fillers for your furry pal. Watch out, Pippa.
VIDEO: PetPyjamas' Petwalk Fashion Show:
Famous furries: Pets Pyjamas Winter Edit features a selection of photos of celebrities with their dogs, including Daisy Lowe, Miranda Kerr and Emma Stone
TREAT YOUR FURRY FRIEND WITH THESE DOG-FRIENDLY RECIPES
3 cups water2 carrots, shredded1 egg1/2 tsp vanilla essence2 tbsp honey or agave syrup2 ripe bananas, mashed4 cups wholewheat flour1 tsp baking powder1 tsp ground nutmeg1 tsp ground cinnamon
a large mixing bowl, blend the water, egg, carrots, vanilla and honey.
Add the mashed banana. In a separate bowl mix flour, baking powder,
nutmeg and cinnamon. Combine mixtures and mix thoroughly. Fill each
cupcake case three-quarters full. Bake at 350F (175C) for 30 minutes.
'Ice' with low-fat cream cheese.
VEGAN, GLUTEN-FREE TREATS
1 1/2 cups gluten-free flour1/2 cup porridge oats2 tsp baking powder1 cup finely chopped or grated raw carrot2 tbsps pitted and finely chopped dates1/2 cup organic unsalted peanut butter1/2 cup water
Preheat oven to 324F (165C). In a mixing bowl combine flour, oat and baking powder, making a well in the centre. In a separate bowl place your carrots and dates, adding the peanut butter and water, and stir. Add the peanut mix into the well you made, and stir until combined. Flour a surface and flatten the mix to make a 1/4 inch-thick layer. Cut shapes with a cookie cutter and bake for 14-16 minutes. Cool for 30 minutes and then serve. Woof!
MILK BONE BISCUITS
3/4 cup hot water
1/3 cup margarine1/2 cup powdered milk
1 tsp salt
1 egg, beaten
3 cups wholewheat flour
In a large bowl pour hot water over margarine. Stir in the powdered milk, salt and egg. Add flour, 1/2 cup at a time. Knead for a few minutes to form a stiff dough. Pat or roll to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut into shapes with a cookie cutter. Bake at 325F (165C) for 40 minutes.
Buy ready-made small dog biscuits and decorate with low-fat cream cheese, a morsel of dog food and a chive.
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