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Competition: Merchant House Canine Casting Call- Open Auditions to be Murphy’s New Best Friend

Do you think your hound is the best friend a person can get? Merchant House has a great reputation for being dog friendly and welcomes many pattering paws throughout the year. In particular, our own hound Murphy is particularly well loved by our guests and has become quite a celebrity!

However, we’re looking to expand our canine family in the near future and get a new puppy!

But therein lies the problem…

What kind of dog do we get? We’re asking you for recommendations and you could win a stay at Merchant House for telling us!

Do we get a Labrador that loves their food?


Or an inquisitive little pug?


A Heinz variety full of character? Or a fast whippet to keep Murphy on his paws?

With so many wonderful dog breeds out there, we’re asking you to share a photo of your hound on our Facebook and Twitter pages and tell us why your dog is the best! What qualities does your breed have that you love? And why would they be a great friend for Murphy?

So don’t delay! Get snapping! Upload your picture with the reason they’re the best breed to our Merchant House Facebook or Twitter page with the hash tag #CanineCastingCall for your chance to win a night’s stay with us here at Merchant House!

T&C: No cash alternative. Travel not included and prize must be booked subject to availability. Prize includes Cosy Double or Cosy Twin bedroom for two people and doggy, includes Bed and Breakfast only. Prize cannot be claimed during school holidays or UK bank holidays and must be taken by November 30th 2016.