Two annual fun dog shows this summer


The ‘Annual Fun Dog Show’ will take place on Sunday August 24 this year, in the grounds of St Leonard’s Church in South Cockerington.

The competition, run by members of the Louth and District Dog Club, is open to all dogs and will include 20 different fun classes.

The show starts at midday, with the first class starting at 12.30pm. The classes will include handsomest dog, prettiest bitch, cutest puppy, child’s best friend, best condition, fastest recall, and best six legs.

Following a short interval, during which there will be heelwork to a music demonstration by Louth and District Dog Club, the other classes will held including fancy dress, scruffiest, best rescue, golden oldie, waggiest tail, ‘My Dog’s Got Talent’, potato and spoon race, whistle sit, ‘dog most like owner’ and the dog that the judges would most like to take home.

The cost is £1 per class, to be paid as the dog enters the ring at the start of each class.

There will be homemade cakes, sandwiches and drinks throughout the afternoon, as well as stalls, a raffle and a tombola. Money collected on the day will be in aid of the church funds.

Contact Janet Pritchard on 01507 327506 for more information.

The ‘Cobbydog’ dog pet show is also coming up, and will take place at the Waggon and Horses pub in South Reston on Saturday July 26.

The show opens at 10am, for judging to begin at 11am. There are 21 different classes and the entry fee is £1 per dog, per class.

Rosettes will be handed out up to fifth place, and there will be a raffle, bring-and-buy sale, and refreshments at the pub.

Money raised will be in aid of the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance Service.

For more information, visit or call 01535 681927.