Stamford Dog Show and Family Fun Day on Stamford Meadows

Adele Gateley with dogs Meg and Maisie' at a previous show
Adele Gateley with dogs Meg and Maisie' at a previous show
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DOGGY Olympics is just one of the many attractions at Stamford Dog Show and Family Fun Day on Stamford Meadows on Sunday.

This popular event has two judging rings covering pedigree classes with different breed classifications and novelty classes ranging from Cutest Puppy to Best Sausage Catcher. There will also be a special Doggy Olympics and a Dog Agility ring as well as a parade of malamutes and huskies and displays by Hearing Dogs for the Deaf; sniffer dogs and the Labrador Rescue Trust.

Other attractions include a reptile tent; display of owls and falcons from the Rutland Falconry Centre; alpacas; children’s Jumicar; fair rides; face painting; children’s crafts, market stalls and refreshments. Rob Persani and Rutland Radio will be broadcasting live from the event from midday until 4pm.

All proceeds will go towards helping the Maua Hospital in northern Kenya and local charities including Evergreen Care Trust and Teenzone and the Youth Outreach programme.

The event will start with an open-air church service at 10.30am followed by registration for show classes or pre-register at the Pets Korner shop in Stamford Walk, Stamford. Judging starts at 1pm.

The event is organised by Trinity Methodist Church, Stamford in conjunction with Pets Korner and Stamford Veterinary Centre. For further information call Tony at Pets Korner - 01780 756082 or visit www.stamforddogshowz.com