Spin, Britain's reigning carriage dog
champion, belongs to Newport's Avril Pluck, a Shropshire member of the British Driving Society (BDS).
The Dalmatian breed originally came from a place called Dalmatia, part of Croatia in the former Yugoslavia, In the mid-1800s, these dogs were brought to England that trained as carriage dogs
Bred originally as carriage dogs
for royalty, they demand a lot of time, attention and exercise.
While Mr Brocklebank exercised his carriage dogs
through a south Liverpool park, he espied the embers of a fire from what had obviously been a barbecue party.