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Whippet Gifts

Our website contains a great range of Whippet products for every Whippet owner and Whippet lover. The products we have available include Whippet Throws, Whippet Cushions and Whippet Shoulder Bags. 

Choose from our range of Whippet gifts by clicking on the following link:

 

The Whippet shoulder bags are constructed of high quality, 100% natural cotton. Measuring 17" wide by 17" tall with two black canvas straps, the bag can hold an array of items.

 The Whippet Cushions are again made from 100% natural cotton and measure 17" by 17". The cushion pad (inner) complies with the furniture and furnishings regulations 1988 and is removable.

The Whippet throws measure 54 inches by 54 Inches and are made from 100% all natural high-quality cotton.

All our Whippet merchandise is manufactured to the highest standards and can be purchased with the knowledge that we offer a full money back guarantee if not completely satisfied with your purchase.

 

Whippet Products Currently Available

Whippet Shoulder Bag http://www.abentleycushions.co.uk/product/1206/whippet-shoulder-bag

Whippet Tapestry Cushion http://www.abentleycushions.co.uk/product/654/whippet-tapestry-cushion

Whippet Throw http://www.abentleycushions.co.uk/product/968/whippet-throw 

General Information On Whippets

 English miners loved to gamble, but didn't have the finances for horses or even large dogs, so these sportsmen turned to the "snap" dog trials in the 1800s. Rabbits released in an enclosure were chased down and killed by dogs racing against the clock. The English terriers were outstanding at killing rats, but suffered embarrassment when pitted against the speed of rabbits. They couldn't catch them to kill them!

These terriers were modified with Greyhound blood to increase speed, and some say the Whippet was the result. Later humane laws put a crimp in the gambler´s "fun," and the passion turned to racing. Lure or "rag racing" was substituted for the live rabbit. At that time, small greyhound types, such as the Italian Greyhound, added refinement to the terrier blend. Lancashire textile workers, immigrating to New England in the early 1900s, introduced the Whippets and their racing to North America.

As the poor man´s race horse, Whippets served the purpose of the working class, who wanted a piece of the racing action. Because these men didn't have fancy oval tracks, and had to arrange their races in back alleys and empty lots, the Whippet became a straight-away sprinter. His acceleration ability gives him jack-rabbit starts, covering 200 yards in 12 seconds! Whippets have been clocked at up to 37 mph.

They have a fragile appearance, but that is belied on the track. Slim and powerful as a marathon runner, Whippets have the clean lines and dignity of their larger half-brothers the greyhounds. Many breed champions also hold a racing merit award. They make quiet, sturdy and affectionate pets and obedience dogs, delighting in the company of people and other dogs-especially other Whippets! Recently the appearance of a longhaired version has stirred much controversy. The American parent club has denied them status.

 

 

11/07/2017 Lovely cushion and prompt delivery, many thanks! Keisha, London

27/05/2017 Thank you so much for getting the round seat cushions to me in time for the party. They look absolutely brilliant and finish off the room totally - the plastic chairs without them just didn't work. Brilliant Service and Excellent Product. Jane, St. Brides

09/05/2017 Thank you very much for the delivery of my beautiful chair pad cushions. I am very pleased with them. Jo, Woodbridge

05/05/2017 Voyage Maison Seat Cushions safely received – and they are delightful. Thank you very much for the prompt, efficient and friendly service. Deana, Binfield

05/05/2017 Thank you very much for the wonderful Cavalier King Charles Tapestry Cushion I ordered. I am very pleased with it and I know the recipient will love it too. I would definitely recommend your products. Lauren, Norwich

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A.Bentley Cushions
We are a family run business situated in rural Lancashire. We stock a wide range of products including Tapestry Cushions, Linen Cushions, Print Cushions, Seat Pads And Seat Cushions, Booster Cushions, Doormats, Cushions With Sayings, Novelty Socks, Doorstops, Wall Hangings, Throws and Draught Excluders.

These can all be purchased through our on-line store and the majority of orders are shipped within 2 to 3 working days to our customers. All the products on our web site are made to a very high standard and only the highest quality materials are used in the manufacturing process. We source the majority of our unique products from manufacturers worldwide and directly import into the UK.

How To Buy
Our website has been carefully designed to make buying our full range of cushions and accessories as simple as possible. Just browse our online store and click on any items you wish to purchase to put them into the shopping basket. You will then be asked for a few details that we will need to fulfil your order. If you live outside the UK then don't worry, we deliver worldwide.

Buy with Confidence
All credit/debit card and PayPal transactions are carried out on our secure server for complete security. You can also order and pay over the phone on 01253 790084. We offer a full product money back guarantee on our complete range of Tapestry Cushions, Linen Cushions, Print Cushions, Seat Pads, Booster Cushions, Doormats, Cushions With Sayings, Novelty Socks, Doorstops, Wall Hangings, Throws and Draught Excluders if you are not completely satisfied with your purchase.

Other Outlets
In addition to this web site we retail through our Amazon Store and also on EBay.