List of Characters

List of Characters

Name Description
AJ the Gardening Afghan Friend of Dave’s
Alejandro Ecuadorian alpaca. Going out with Gladys. Martin Family
Alex Little Sister
Alex the computer guy Says it all
Alex the Vet Vet
Alexa A know-all
Alice Daughter
Andre Alice’s husband
Anton du Bark A lithe whippet and Nell’s ballroom dancing partner
Antonio A Podenco Canario
Arnold Barksandbragger Austrian Rottweiler who keeps telling people he’s back before he’s gone
Attila the Hound Don’t mention him
Auntie Sandra Seagull, Susan’s aunt
Australian cattle dogs Ron Gilbert’s team of handydogs
Baby Snail Faye Raine’s name before she was born
Baby Sussex Harrison Mountbatten Windsor
Ban Morrison Wheaten Terrier from Northern Ireland. Singer/songwriter
Barbara Woodlouse A woodlouse, dog expert and mother to Henry and Horst
Barney Owl
Barney Labrador, Nell’s brother
Beagle Bones A pirate
Bear Growls Adventurer
Beary Merry A lady bear National treasure and excellent cook
Bess A shy Shih Tzu
Billy Labrador
Bob Retired Border Terrier. Ex services
Boo Black lab and Nell’s cousin
Boo Fearnley-Whittingstall Berkshire Labrador
Boone the Mutt A handsome Canadian Labrador owned by Shel
Bouncy A charismatic poodle and singer
Budleigh Salterton Basset Hound from Beesands. Old sea dog
Captain Hiroshi Takeda Shiba Inu with a wooden leg. Brother to Ken. Bad pirate
Carlos the Cat Alice’s dear departed cat
Carmen Miranda Curly haired collie from Coventry
Charlie Shepherd/Siegfried Schaeferhund Handsome German Shepherd. Former MI5 agent. Nell’s husband. Dying of heart failure. Martin Family
Charlotte Sister
Cheerleading Chow Chows From Chichester
Chris Son
Coleton Fishacre Monkey pirate. Badly behaved
Cooky and Pluto Guide Dogs
Count Bingo Large French flamingo and head of the Flamingo ForeignLegion
Cousin Tess Sara’s cousin
Dancing Chihuahuas Enthusiastic dancers
Dartmouth Dachsunds Performers
Dave Black Lab. Big Brave Boy.Family. Harriet’s brother. Nell’s nephew. Martin Family
Dicky Dalmation Antiques Dealer from Bury St. Edmunds
Doctor Foxhound Doctor
Dog Marley Long haired Bergamasco. Loves reggae and has dreadlocks
Dominic Simmons Siamese cat.
Dorothy Salcombe Setter
Doug the Hairdresser Jack Russell
Driftwood Bark Dave’s band
Dudley Lives at The Cottage Hotel
Edward A clock
Elderly short sighted pug with a monkey on its shoulder Says it all
Emily the Vet Vet
Ernest Elderly Jack Russell. Friend of Mutley’s
Eve Dog breeder
Farm Dogs Sheepdogs who live next door
Faye from The Barn Fan of Nell’s
Faye Raine Granddaughter
Fido A stone statue
Fiona Moose TV presenter
Fleur Nell’s mother
Fluffy Dave and Harriet’s sister
Freddy Dave and Harriet’s brother
Freddy Fulmar and the Seabirds Baby faced bird and his band
Gelato Spinone Hairy dog with a rough beard and a long nose. Sells ice cream by the quay
Gladys Black Pomeranian. Martin Family
Graham Swan and poet
Greg Walrus Masterchef judge
Gull A good Beefy
Gulldon Ramsay Loud seagull chef
Hamilton Hound Director
Harriet Chocolate Labrador. Dave’s sister. Nell’s niece. Martin Family
Henry Woodlouse. Dave’s friend
Horst Woodlouse. Henry’s large brother
Humphrey Heron, Susan’s adopted father
Hunter Nasty Recruiter
Irene Family friend
J.K. Howling Shetland sheepdog and writer
Jago Doberdane. John’s half brother
Jaime Family friend
James Chauffeur
Jason Rapping Rottweiler. Married to Bouncy
Jason Doberman Australian sheep shearer and cousin of John’s
Jeremy Butler
Jeremy Barkson Bloodhound
Jeremy Beagle A beagle
Jill and Hob Henderson Visiting Ferrets
Jim the Farm Dog In love with Harriet
John the Doberman Poppy’s fiancé who runs Starbarks in Kingsbridge
John the Toad Masterchef judge
Jonathan Sky Grandson
Junior Doberman
Katney Kardashandrun Cat, sister to Kitten and Klawy
Ken Akita Inu. Brother to Hiro. Good pirate
Kerry Sister-in-law
Kev Husband. Martin Family
Kitten Kardashandrun Cat, sister to Katney and Klawy
Klawy Kardashandrun Cat, sister to Kitten and Katney
Knitwear Wolf aka Prince Rupert A Canadian wolf
Lady Baba A singing sheep
Lesley Lhasa Apso
Lily Labradoodle
Lily Sweet little dog on the beach
Little Lily Great niece-in-law
Little Marvin Rescue puppy belonging to Chris and Shannon. Lives in Toronto
Little Ollie Black Labrador puppy who belongs to Tony the Postman
Liv and Ben Niece and nephew-in-law
Madame Odile Cygne Noir A black swan, owns the French bakery
Mademoiselle Ecarlate Harriet in disguise
Maggie A beautiful Shih Tzu from Pennsylvania Mutley’s former love
Maisie Nell’s sister and Dave and Harriet’s mother
Malcolm Polite Flamingo. Chef. Martin Family.
Marian Family friend
Marjorie Young spaniel
Marvellous Great Aunt Pam Sara’s aunt
Marwood A sloth
Mavis Pyrenean Mountain Dog who met Nell at the vet’s during a weigh-in
Meghan Duchess of Sussex
Michael Bouvier Belgian Farm Dog. Famous singer
Michael Collie-Only A Kingsbridge Collie
Mick Jaguar Ageing singer
Milo Tony the Postman’s dear departed Labrador
Mist Dave and Harriet’s sister
Mortimer Mountjoy Friendly Beagle
Mother Sara’s late mother
Mr Kipling Bichon Frise from Buckinghamshire. Mutley’s business advisor
Mrs R Kind lady who owns Meadow Walk
Muriel the Mastiff Newsagent
Mutley Elderly Patterdale. Rescue Dog. Entrepreneur. Martin Family
Myfanwy Welsh Corgi
Naughty Nigel Handsome blonde Labrador and Nell’s cousin
Nell Queen of Black Labradors. Matriarch. Martin Family
Nicky Bark Celebrity hairdresser
Nigella Pawsome Whippet and cook
No Good Boyo Welsh Border Terrier
Old Gaffers Tony the Postman’s shanty crew
Olivia Next door neighbour’s daughter
Owl Capone Owl Pacino’s son
Owl Pacino Brave pilot
Owlbert Squadron Leader
Owlgernon Featherby-Fortescue Wing Commander of the Royal Owl Force
P.G Woodlouse Author, father to Henry and Horst, married to Barbara
Pablo Portuguese Podengo. Waiter at the cafe
Pamela Large Pyrenean Mountain Dog and honorary member of the Whippets Institute
Pamela A portly Pekinese from Paignton
Paul Robinson Rude Australian shepherd dog
Peter the Pelican Celebrant from Exmoor
Petunia Chicken
Pierre and Fifi Dave and Gladys in disguise
Poppy Maltese cross. Chef. Helicopter pilot. Martin Family
Prince Harry Duke of Sussex
Prue Beef Flamboyant seagull. Cook
Puparazzi Photographers. Usually Italian Volpinos
Reggie and Ronnie East End bulldog twins
Replacement Tonys Postmen
Rhubarb Beautiful Bernese Mountain Dog from Toronto
Rhys Welsh Corgi
Richard Price Black Russian Terrier
Richard the Vet Vet
Rita Pawreno Chihuahua. Rocky’s wife and a Puerto Rican dancer
Robert the quiet Rottweiler Mutley’s Bodyguard
Robin Hoot Owl
Rock A big Beefy and friend of Romeo
Rocky Martin Sato dog. Mutley’s Puerto Rican cousin. Married to Rita
Romeo A noisy Beefy in a long black wig who is in love with Harriet
Ron Gilbert Great Dane from Torquay
Ruff Farm Dog and Jim’s brother
Rupert Red Setter and director
Sally Golden Retriever. Works with Charlie. M. Dave’s girlfriend
Samuel of Oxbury Black Labrador. Dave and Harriet’s father.
Santa Dear departed Golden Retriever
Sara Me. Martin Family
Sarah Owns The Cottage Hotel
Sasha Beautiful Golden Retriever and rescue dog
Savoiardi, Sponge Finger An evil rook and head of NOIR the Notorious Organisation of International Rooks
Scarlett Niece
Seamus Feisty Irish terrier and Nell’s cousin
Sebastian/Sid the Fish Double-crossing Spaniel
Shannon Chris’s Canadian girlfriend
Shel Family friend
Sherlock Bones A clever Lurcher
Shirley Bassett Singer
Shona and Rob Niece and nephew-in-law
Simon Howl Opinionated Husky
Sir Andy Furry Scottish deerhound. Plays tennis but prefers fishing
Sophie the Hairdresser Sara’s hairdresser
Stephen Seagull Head of the Beefies and Susan’s biological father
Sue Tony the Postman’s wife
Susan Seagull. Married to Malcolm. Martin Family
Sven Gully Stephen Seagull’s Swedish cousin and hypnotist
Tall Hollywood Giant Schnauzer
Tawny Tim Owl
The Beefies Evil gang of seagulls
The Cat Flamboyant and talented friend. Lives at the Big House but Martin Family
The Gipsy Cairns Cairn terriers from Scotland who sing Spanish songs
The Great Mutliano Mutley in disguise
The Gulls Susan’s bridesmaids
The Portishead Pugs Dance group from Bristol
The Portly Martins, Portia, Penelope and Pat Labradors. Nell’s cousins from Purley
The Rolling Bones Elderly band of musicians
The Roofers Handsome roofers
The Welsh Corgi Choir Singers and knitters
The Whippets Institute Whippets who usually travel by minibus
Timothy Turkey. Artist. Martin Family
Tom Barker Howls Food critic
Tony the Postman Dave’s best friend. Family friend
Tour de France Savoiardi’s alias
Uncle Stanley Seagull, Susan’s uncle
Valerie French bulldog who owns patisseries
Vivian A deaf leopard
Walter Pigeon Noisy pigeon
Watson Border Terrier
Westie Wolfenthal Chef
William Owns The Cottage Hotel
Winifred Whippet from the WI. Lazy
Xav A fierce kitten who belongs to Scarlett
Yogi Westlake A handsome Labrador