“We often do charity walks together, he’s done the Race for Life in aid of Cancer Research several times and the Memory Walk in aid of Alzheimer’s Society; we’re planning to Run Down Dementia for Alzheimers Research UK, but because we can’t run the 100k we are doing ten 10k walks. Max loves people and he’s always a hit.”

Louise and Max walking in the Race for Life

Louise and Max walking in the Race for Life

The pair live next to the river Dee and walk along the estuary pathway. “It’s a lovely scenic walk. Sometimes we go to West Kirby and take Max and his brother for a run on the beach.  I wear my Hotter shoes because they suit me and are so comfortable. I’ve worn them since I had spinal surgery eight years ago resulting in nerve damage to my left leg, so good support is vital.  I have several pairs of Hotter shoes, ankle boots and sandals. They are great.”

“We got Max after my operation, he keeps me fit,” added Louise who lives in Little Neston. “He is still just like a puppy, he’s mad as a hatter, very soft and loving, likes a cuddle and even puts up with the grandchildren!”

“Max has his own raincoat and a reflective jacket to stop him getting too hot in the sun. And if I go to get my waterproof and it looks like I’m going out without him, he just has ‘this look’ on his face!”

Max loves his #HotterWalkies

Max loves his #HotterWalkies









After walkies Max loves a snooze.

After walkies Max loves a snooze.


“When he gets back from a walk he always has a treat, and then a snooze,” she added, and if you watch his video you’ll see that during his #HotterWalkies he also likes the occasional doggy ice cream treat.

Louise simply loves getting out in the fresh air as it is time to think, and “if you go with your partner it’s a chance to put the world to rights.”  She loves the scenery and the wildlife.  It lifts your spirits and takes you away from whatever problems you have.



Why do you love Hotter?

Louise wears shoes and boots from our Active range for her #HotterWalkies with Max; but that’s not all!

“I also wear Hotter shoes for work, I’ve got flat black, ankle boots, sandals, court shoes and I’ve even got a vintage styled pair for when I was in a play!  I love the support they give, the style, the comfort, they are just fantastic and they last very well so they are good value for money.

“They are beautifully made in fact I’ve now got hardly any shoes that aren’t Hotter now!”

Walkies for active feet

Max can walk for miles and miles while Louise enjoys every step of #HotterWalkies in her Hotter Originals – lovely, lace-up Leanne.  Leanne has been in the Hotter collection since 2010 and simply looks better and better each season. Rest assured though, Leanne’s tried and tested Comfort Concept® features remain the same …. laces to adjust to the perfect fit, padding at the collar and tongue for a little luxury and space for toes to wiggle. If that wasn’t enough, Leanne has our remarkable lightweight, supportive sole filled with millions of air bubbles.


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