The Dodo Book Of The Precious Pet
Lord Dodo is no bird brain
It's ceaselessly astounding what the human mind can come up with.
Every now and then, a truly great mind comes along to change the world. Just think: where would the world be had Isaac Newton not sat down by that apple tree one day and wondered why the apple fell downwards and not upwards, or had Albert Einstein not sat in the streetcar on his way home from work and pondered what would happen to his perception of time if the streetcar moved at the speed of light?
Likewise, in 1965, Lord Dodo (a.k.a. Sir John Verney) asked, "How can endlessly busy people save themselves from extinction due to the pressures of modern life?" His answer gifted the world with something so incredible that we believe he has cemented himself among the most revolutionary thinkers of our time.
The Idodeal daily organiser for the whole family
Lord Dodo, who today is chairman of Dodo Towers, conceived the Dodo Pad as an entertaining weekly planner to help the owner keep track of important dates and deadlines. Each edition of the spiral-bound diary is impossible to lose, thanks to the annually altering brightly coloured cover, and features Lord Dodo's extremely practical grid system, a true innovation of organisation.
Each week is clearly presented as a grid with each daily row divided into five columns. You can assign one column to each family member (with room at the side to 'marginalise' extra family members), or you can split the day into five because, let's face it, a single square is hardly ever enough room for an entire family or even one terribly busy person. By using the Dodo Pad, everyone can stay in sync and in the loop – coordinating family life has never been easier!
We have often wondered what humanity would have suffered through had Lord Dodo never concocted this ingenious invention. Friendships would crumble under the bitterness of forgotten birthdays; family arguments would erupt when parents repeatedly fail to attend their children's music recitals; and, frankly, just thinking about all those accidentally missed dentist appointments is enough to give us a toothache.
Thankfully, the Dodo Pad put an end to all these worries by providing you with a creative way to keep sight of your goals. Never again will you experience the sheer amount of stomach-churning stress that comes upon the sudden realisation that your super-important presentation was actually this Thursday and not next. Phew!
Lord Dodo's dodelightful doodles
As the descendant of a long line of distinguished doodlers, Lord Dodo is positively emphatic about drawing, spending his days scribbling and sketching away as he resides in his drawing room at Dodo Manor. The Dodo Pad has given him a way to put all his daydreaming and doodling to good use. His signature illustrations adorn every page of the Dodo Pad, giving each week a unique theme and allowing the reader a glimpse into his truly remarkable brain. His Lordship's favourite jokes, quotes, brainteasers, and unusual facts and anniversaries can be found throughout each Dodo Pad, and he even honours the Dodo dynasty with historical facts about his eccentric ancestors. Any appreciator of unconventional history and a good joke will feel at home in Lord Dodo's company.
Lord Dod's art may even inspire you to do some doodling of your own, which is why we've left a (mostly) blank space opposite each weekly grid for you to sketch your creations.
This Dodo's far from extinct
Initially starting with just the week-to-view spiral-bound diary, the Dodo Pad range has expanded and evolved throughout its 50-plus-year history to cater to every busy Dodopadler. University or college student with deadlines to keep track of and exams to plan towards? Our Acad-pad is perfect for planning out the academic year, from August to September. Prefer to see the whole month at a glance? Our month-to-view wall calendar is an excellent alternative to the diary. We also have looseleaf versions, Filofax compatible refills, and pocket- and personal-sized planners. Not only that, but Lord Dodo has finally joined the digital age and now produces interactive DigiDodoPads for use on your phone or tablet!
Whichever Dodo Pad product you choose, they all capture the buoyant spirit of Lord Dodo and his hardworking team at Dodo Towers. That's why the front cover of every single diary released, including the very first edition in 1966, proudly reads: "If you too are nearly extinct with the daily pressures of modern life, then try the Dodo Pad". And every back cover, accompanying the picture of a mother and baby Dodo: 'After using your Dodo Pad for a year you may find you're not as extinct as all that!'
So, don't face extinction! The Dodo Pad diary has everything you could ever want and more from a planner. Once you've become a member of the Dodo Pad family, you'll be amazed at how you ever managed to live without one of these infinitely helpful diaries in your home. It's no wonder why so many Dodopadlers are fanatic about our products.
Alleviate your animal anxieties with the perfect pet planner
Looking after a beloved pet isn't easy. There's a lot of loose paperwork to keep on top of to ensure that they remain the happy fluffy/scaly/feathered friend you love so much.
He may be no Dr Dodolittle, but as the proud owner of three exceptional pets, Lord Dodo understands all too well the sheer amount of organisation needed to care for one's animal.
To stop pet-related worries clawing their way into your mind, Lord Dodo created The Dodo Book of the Precious Pet, a 24 x 20cm ring-bound organiser that serves as a magnificent help to any owner, whether they're persevering to keep their pooch pristine or their kitty sitting pretty.
Eight pocket dividers for easy organisation
The Book of the Precious Pet is here to make your life as easy as that of any over-pampered cat. This pet planner comes with eight gorgeously illustrated dividers, each focusing on a different aspect of pet care. Each divider has a deep pouch for you to fill with all the relevant paperwork and notes, so you'll know precisely which bit of information is where whenever you need it.
The eight dividers included in The Book of the Precious Pet are:
- Vet & Vaccinations
- Pedigree & Kennels
- Bedding & Equipment
See your pet progress in the Growing Gallery
We know how it is: as an animal fanatic, you're bound to have more pet pics on your phone than of any relative, offspring, or significant other. While storing these invaluable photos in the cloud is very handy, we believe that nothing beats purr-rusing a physical photo album that you can hold and treasure.
The Book of the Precious Pet’s Growing Gallery contains 20 spaces for photos. The book also comes with 60 free photo corners, so you can stick down and save the happiest highlights with your cuddly companions and share their most memorable milestones with others.
We’ve also included a clear ziplock pouch to keep photos safe and a strong elastic bandeau to hold everything safely inside.
More Pages than any animal-lover could ever need
As well as stuffing your pet journal full of important documents, you can also write your own notes and lists on the 100 pages of virgin paper included within the planner. You can sort these pages into the appropriate sections for further customisation and add more with this refill pack. In short, we've given you everything you need to create a complete compendium of your pet, preventing the howling stress that comes when you realise you've misplaced your puppy's grooming guide, your rabbit's vaccination certificate, or your parakeet's insurance details. Beagle, bunny, or budgie, your pet will thank you for buying this organiser.
The Dodo Book of the Precious Pet is not just essential for any conscientious pet owner – it's indodispensible. Order one today, and in a few weeks, you won't believe how you ever managed to care for a pet without one.