Show needs plenty of pooches on parade
Dog owners urged to display pets at country fayre
PEOPLE are being encouraged to show off their pet pooches at an upcoming dog show.
The Beaconsfield Country Fayre, which is taking place on Bank Holiday Monday, August 31, will feature a contest designed to showcase the best dogs in the town.
Buoyed by the recent success of a canine act winning this year’s Britain’s Got Talent TV show, organisers are hoping this year’s dog show will attract more than ever.
The contest will feature various different categories, from pedigree classes, to a prize for the dog with the waggiest tail.
There will also be a new seniors class for older dogs to enter.
was marred by rainfall but still proved popular with entrants, but this year organisers want even more to come forward.
Sylvia Jones, co-chair of the Beaconsfield Country Fayre, said: “It was great to see so many dogs being entered last year despite the appalling weather and this year there are ten classes to choose from.
“There is the ever popular class for the pet that looks like its owner, which has owners dressing Action from last year’s show up as dogs to improve their chances of winning, but new this year is the seniors class.”
Judges have already been lined up to offer their views, with Trish Barr, an official Kennel Club judge, and Jana Nemeova, a dog trainer and behaviourist, set to go along on the day.
The Beaconsfield Country Fayre will take place in Windsor End from 11am until 4pm. Anyone wishing to enter their pets into the dog show should go to www.beaconsfield countryfayre.org where an application form for the show can be downloaded.
The site also features information about the rest of the event and details of the other attractions which will be on offer on the day, as well as a timetable.