Buxton RSPCA invites dog owners to take part in the fun show at Pavilion Gardens

A fun day out on Saturday, June 18, will see over 40 animal-themed family events taking place simultaneously across the country.

In Buxton, from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., there will be stalls, a raffle and raffle, face painting and other children’s entertainment, pet advice sessions, as well as the ten informal competition classes and a agility course open to all ages. little.

Brenda Scott, local volunteer fundraising co-ordinator, said: “This is a day to unite all branches of the RSPCA and we are doing our part. It’s really the first time that we have been able to come back there trying to raise funds.

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“We have held virtual dog shows during the pandemic which have been quite successful, but there has been an impact on our finances which has required us to cut back on some things. Fingers crossed, we are back on track now.

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She added: “Unlike some branches which are inspector-run and have their own facilities, we are completely volunteer-run and focused on rehabilitation and re-housing. We currently have dogs in boarding houses, cats and other small furry animals in shelters as well, and we need to fundraise to pay for that.

“All proceeds from the show will go directly to our branch for the animals in our care, either to receive treatment or to find new homes, and to help members of the public who may be having problems with their animals. of company.”

The show will be a relaxed affair with categories including ‘waggiest tail’, ‘best paw shaker’, ‘pretties puppy’ and ‘golden oldie’ – judging will take place from 1-1.30pm and 2.30-3pm, with agility section in between.

There will also be a parade of some of the dogs the branch is currently seeking new homes for.

Brenda said: “Entry is £2 per class but people can come and enjoy the show for free. Even if you don’t think your dog is fit for competition, he can watch too.

The branch will be hosting another fun dog show in Chelmorton on Saturday July 2nd.

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