Salford cancer survivor makes custom dog beds from her garden shed business

We speak to a Salford cancer-survivor about the small business she runs from her garden shed.

A cancer survivor from Salford creates unique flat-pack beds for furry friends from her garden shed. Carole Duck, 64, got her inspiration for Duxenall Dog Bedz from her own four-legged friend Harry, who was constantly chewing and ruining every bed she purchased for him, and decided to make her own using wood and durable fabric.

Carole’s friends suggested she start selling her idea and she was able to launch the business with the help of ForHousing’s Do Your Own Thing Scheme, which helps budding entrepreneurs by giving help and advice and a grant of up to £500.

We went down to meet Carole (and Harry) to see her unique garden shed operation, where dogs can come along and see the beds on offer before you choose one to buy.