Our Story

Welcome, I'm Sammy, the founder of The Hotdogs of Hackney & I'm really pleased you've found us!

Our story began with Betty & Frank. Frank was our first low-rider and what a character he is. We quickly realised he needed a partner in crime and along came Betty, one very sassy sausage! We resided in Hackney, London and that's where our business name 'The Hotdogs of Hackney' came from...

After a few years in London, we longed for a proper dog-friendly garden and lush, green spaces so we took a rather large leap of faith and moved to the Yorkshire countryside. It's safe to say we have never looked back!

Once settled into country life, we started to really think about the products we were buying for Frank & Betty while also aiming to do our part for the planet. Are these products sustainable? Eco-friendly? Could we be buying products that have been recycled from previously loved materials? It got us thinking, researching and plotting the infrastructure for our own online shop particularly for the eco-conscious dog owner and lover. After all, we only have one planet earth.

Any-woof, we took on some more doggy recruits, Claude & Magda the Whippets - a little more lengthy in the leg department than our cheeky, little low-riders. Claude was third to arrive and came from a glorious farm up the road. He loves the freedom of heading to the woods and running for miles (mostly after squirrels). Finally, all the way from Wales in the middle of a global pandemic arrives sweet little Magda and oh what a joy she is. Keeping us all on our toes!

Well that's the whole team! Now you've got to know the sassy snouts behind the brand, you can be rest assured knowing we only sell products that are truly loved and tested by our pack. We ensure they are sustainable, planet friendly, and eco. The best bit? The hounds have the best job of all, testing & tasting everything we have handpicked for our shop. Lets face it, their opinion is the only one that counts and remember, a green planet is a clean planet.

We love hearing from you & appreciate any feedback so feel free to drop us an email or say hello via Instagram. 

Happy browsing!

Insta: @thehotdogsofhackney

Email: sammy@thehotdogsofhackney.co.uk