Pat Clarrison---(Born in London, UK)...Having come from a show-business family, who's grandfather was 1 part of the famous comedy vaudeville duo, Syd and Max Harrison,it was only natural that Pat carried on in his family's footsteps. Having traveled around the globe with his parents (who had a famous comedy Sea lion act), the time finally came to start his adventure, which happened when he adopted 4 dogs from a dog shelter in France, and with patience and lots of treats, came up with what is now known as Pat Clarrison's Hotdogs.
Pip Ashley --- (Partner to Pat Clarrison's Hotdogs)-Having joined the Hotdog gang in 2015 after working alongside Pat as a dancer-choreographer. Pip started dancing before she could walk, thanks to her mother Judyan, a professional ballerina with the Royal Ballet. Pip trained and obtained a BA Honours degree at Sir Paul Mc Cartneys performing arts school LIPA (Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts). She has modeled and danced around the world with many distinguished dance companies and shows as a professional dancer and choreographer including.
*Ameba(Ariel Dance Chicago) as ariel acrobatic dancer. *Assistant to Illusionist Vincent Vignaud, Dancer - Choreographer *Circus Tihany - Soloist Dancer *Circus Arena - Dance captain *Herman Renz - Dance Captain-Choreographer *Circus Globus - Dance Captain- Choreographer Pip's talents have taken her to festivals including - Enschede Circus Festival- Gold Winner Massy Circus Festival- Silver and Special Prize Circus Globus- Prize for originality Bayeux Festival Du Cirque- Special Prize
Meet the (HOT) dogs! The obvious stars of the show, Jess,Roxy,Alf and Herman, all rescued from dog shelters around Europe,and now part of our family! Living freely in our home, taking up all the space on the sofa Check out their Bio.
Name-Jess Age-7 Race- Jack Russel Terrier AKA- "Captain Comedy"
*Rescued from a dog shelter in Belgium, the lead character in the Hotdogs, always 1 step ahead of everyone else, especially Pat, who he loves to make the fool of.
Name-Roxy Age-11 Race-Lhassa Apso AKA- "Queen Bee" *Roxy was rescued from a dog shelter in France, this lady puts a whole new twist to the phrase "I do what I want when I want." A running theme in the act, Roxy also likes to make sure Pat knows she's the boss.
Race- Cairn Terrier Mix
*Rescued from a dog shelter in Belgium,Alf doesn't play by the other doggies plan, classed as the one dog in the act who actually follows the rules (usually), preferring to show off his natural talent of leaping , jumping and all round charm. Known by the other dogs as Mr Perfecto. (again,usually).
AKA- "The Joker"
*Rescued from a dog shelter in Holland.Completing the pack of cheeky mutts is Herman, the youngest member of the gang,living up to his nickname, for him its all one big joke,and he's laughing the whole way through.