Are you a dog lover looking for something fun to do with your beloved pup in 2023? Look no further! Here is a list of some of the top 10 dog events taking place in the UK this year.
1. Crufts Dog Show – Birmingham, UK (March 10-13, 2023) This world-renowned four-day event shows off some of the finest breeds and celebrated owners from across the globe. It's a great opportunity to meet other owners and breeders, as well as professionals who understand what it takes to be a top dog.
2. WELKS Championship Dog Show – Malvern, UK (April 8-10, 2023) WELKS offers three days of intense competition among registered breeds, plus many fun classes and activities for all types of dogs.
3. Houndshow – Cirencester, UK (May 6-7, 2023) At this event you'll have a chance to see some stunning hounds find their way around an obstacle course and compete against one another during flyball competitions. Plus there's food stalls and lots more!
4. Manley Midsummer Fair Dog Show – Manchester, UK (June 25-26, 2023) A two-day show that is full of fun for everyone; whether on the show ring or grooming stands and trade stands - it’s great for socializing and getting to know more about different breeds.
5. Welsh Kennel Club Open Show – Builth Wells, Wales (July 9th and 10th, 2023) Come out and enjoy watching pedigree dogs competing in numerous classes at this popular open show set in rural Abernant Campsite near Builth Wells in Wales..
6. Border Union All Breed Championship Show – Kelso, Scotland (August 19th and 20th, 2023) Hosted by the Scottish Kennel Club at Netherurd House near Peebles in the Scottish Borders since 1943, these are long standing Championships where hundreds of quality dogs gather annually keen to win points on their championship title trails!
7. Golden Retriever Club of Scotland Open Show - Glasgow (October 1st and 2nd, 2023) This is an important date every year for many golden retriever owners who love to show their talented pups off in style! With numerous classes available there's plenty going on from obedience tests through agility courses; plus awards are made at each level from Beginner right up to Champion Class levels...so get practicing!
8. English Setter Association Limited Breed Championship Show - Towcester ( October 15th and 16th, 2023) One of the biggest events dedicated solely to English Setters includes conformation shows both days plus obedience trials & specialties throughout each day . There's also plenty of educational talks and demonstrations too - don't miss out!
9. British Bulldog Society’s Annual General Championship Show - Northampton (November 5th and 6th, 2023) Test your dog’s skills against tough competition with agility agility challenges or go head-to-head against other Bulldogs during breed judging sessions at the exciting British Bulldog Society’s Annual General Championship Show held each year at Sixfields Stadium in Northampton .
10 East of England Championship Dog Show – Peterborough (December 17th and 18th, 2023). This prestigious open show takes place over two days every December at Peterborough Arena where hundreds upon hundreds of pedigree dogs congregate vying proudly for trophies across various categories with Best In Show being presented to the lucky winner after immense judging processes... good Luck everyone!
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