New for 2107, World of Dogs – a whole area dedicated to man’s best friend!
Terrier and Lurcher Events
Blackerwood Terriers are organising the Terrier and Lurcher events at this year’s Show. There will be racing both mornings followed by showing in the afternoon with full schedules from pups to veterans. These shows are qualifiers for at least FOUR major championships so don’t miss out!
The terrier racing will take place in the World of Dogs Arena followed by Have a Go for any breed of dog from Labrador to Lasho, Shitsu to St Bernard.
Lurcher Racing – 10am – 11am – Registration from 9am
Lurcher Show – 1.30pm
Terrier Show – 1.30pm
Terrier Racing – 12pm – 1pm
Gloucestershire Police Dogs
Come and see the four-legged friends helping keep Gloucestershire streets safe.
A good police dog must have high drive, be fearless and have lots of courage. This display will be full of chasing, showing how the dogs are used on a day to day basis in different situations.
Family Dog Show
All dogs are welcome to join in the fun at our Family Dog Show and maybe take away a rosette or two, and who knows yours might be the dog the judges would most like to take home!
The Dog Show takes place both days at 2pm.
Luigi’s Smart Dogs
Luigi’s Smart Dogs specialises in canine dressage, canine education, behaviour, comportment study and report and canine sport.
He will be demonstrating French ring exercises including close protection), demonstrating methods based on psychology, bringing a real bond and a deep relationship between dog and owner.
A fun and informative display from Louise Godwin and some of her best friends, Mona, Wupadup, Laser and Chico. Louise is an experienced dog trainer and has been competing since she was just 12 years old! She will demonstrate that her training is reward based using positive reinforcement.
Great fun to watch but a great way to learn some new techniques too.
“Have a Go” activities for every breed of dog
The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) will be running a variety of events where dog owners can put their pets or working dogs to the test.
For working dogs there are four Scurry disciplines as well as the prestigious Queen Anne Cup which will be run over the four scurry layouts and will be awarded to the dog with the fastest combined time over all four disciplines run back-to-back. The Cup will run over both days however dogs can only be entered once. The winner will receive the perpetual trophy, £30 in Chudleys dog food vouchers, and a rosette.
Gun Dog Training
Watch the infinite skills of Cliff Waite and his gun dogs as he talks you through the art of gun dog training, ably demonstrated by his dogs. Cliff is a legend in the field of scurrying and has competed for more than 15 years in gun dog scurries, and won the right to have his name on many of the top awards with his Springer Spaniels.
An interesting and educational insight into this age-old partnership, Tom Longton works his Dogs with ducks, geese and sheep. Watch this highly successful International sheepdog handler present a traditional sheepdog display.