Take the lead and put your dog in the picture

Dog owners are being invited to enter pictures of their pooches into a photograph competition ahead of their annual Dogs' Big Day Out event.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 06 June, 2016, 10:00
Honey the dog shows the way to do it, in a promotion for the Dogs Day Out photograph competition.

The ten with the most likes on Hartlepool & District Hospice’s online Facebook album will be displayed at the Dogs’ Big Day Out.

The dog whose picture receives the most likes will receive a prize. To enter, either inbox the Hospice Facebook page or email Greg Hildreth at ghildreth@hartlepoolhospice.co.uk.

The Dogs’ Big Day Out will be held at Summerhill Country Park on Sunday, June 26, from 10am to 3pm. Registration is £7.50 (with discounts for multiple dogs) and includes a doggy bag, rosette, sponsoredwalk, entry into the dog show and lots of other activities.)

Canine themed activities are planned, including a sponsored dog walk, agility competition, doggy tombola, hug a pug and dog show.

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New attractions include an obedience competition with prizes for best adult handler and best childhandler, a treasure hunt, grooming demonstration and doggy first aid.

Hospice Community Fundraiser Janice Forbes said: “This is always a popular event and one I look forward to. I would like to thank Cath from the Academy of Dog Training and Behavior, Karen White from Pugility and Stacey from Paw Pals for their continued support.”

To register, visit www.hartlepoolhospice.co.uk or ring Janice on 01429 855536.