Pooches in the Park
A dog walking foray around Bishop Auckland Castle Park. A bring a "DOG" party!
Calling Dads, Doggies and Everyone else!
We've teamed up with Butterwick Hospice for a morning of canine fun and frolics in the splendid setting of Auckland Castle, kind permission of The Auckland Project.
Dog agility area, cutest dog competition, dog/owner lookalike contest, pet sketches, a choice of dog walks in the historic Deer Park, rewards, refreshments and much more, with all proceeds to the Hospice.
To join in the fun, just go to:
Entry is £8 per pooch with optional sponsorship!
We welcome 'School of Dogs' with their agility course for displays and for your pooches to 'have a go'.
There will be competitions on the day, along with a goodie bag for your pooch!!
Registration is from 9.30am, activities will start from 10am.
From 10am there will be a variety of agility classes running
throughout the morning, along with small competitions, which your pooch
can be entered into. The mornings running schedule is as follows:
10AM - Prettiest Pooch
10.15AM – Handsome Hound
10.30AM – Best Rescue
10.45AM – Best Pedigree
11AM – Daddy and Doggy look-a-like
11.15AM – A little thank you for everyone who took part
11.30AM – Dave Thomas to open the 5k route
Please note that each competition is £1 entry and if your pooch comes in 1st, 2nd or 3rd, they will receive a rosette - sponsored by the Feed Warehouse.
We also have stalls, catering and even a pooches selfie booth on the day so make sure you arrive on time to experience everything with us.
The walk be be officially opened by Dave Thomas - former England Football Player and his guide dog.
Thank you to Trophy Pet Foods, Bishop Auckland Town Council and Wilson's Vets for kindly sponsoring the event.