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Essex Dog Display Team
We are delighted to welcome to Suffolk Dog Day Britain’s longest established civilian dog team and generally accepted as the premier dog team in Great Britain and Europe. Be prepared to cover your eyes and gasp at these fantastic feats from this professional team with breathtaking, spellbinding and action packed displays.
Come and try your hand at winning a Doglympics medal! Happi Days Dog Care has organised a fantastic Doglympics specially for Suffolk Dog Day this year, with a range of events to test your dog (with your help!) and the winners taking home a medal. Win each heat and receive your medal at the awards ceremony after each activity. So be prepared to run, throw, jump and fetch to beat the opposition! £1 a go.
11:30 Fly Ball demonstration
12:00 Class 4: Designer Dog – Fancy Dress
12:20 Doggy Musical Sits
12:40 Class 9: Puppies (6-12 months)
13:00 East Anglian Bull Terrier display
13:20 Class 12: Junior Handler (under 16s)
13:40 Duck and Goose Herding
14:00 Doggy Musical Sits
14:20 Class 14: Best 6 Legs (Dog & Owner!)
14:40 Class 16: Dog with the Waggiest Tail
15:00 Warren Hill Raptor Project Display
15:20 Class 19: Coolest Dog
15:40 Doggy Musical Sits
16:00 Duck and Geese Herding
‘On the Scent’ Agility
For athletic dogs, there’s the agility arena, where all shapes and sizes are encouraged to have a go. It’s a great way to train your dog whilst having plenty of fun at the same time. Dogs need to be over one year old to have a go. £2 a go. Agility demonstration at 2:30pm.
Blue Cross Fun Dog Scurry
There’s the fun dog scurry, run by the Blue Cross in Felixstowe, where dogs can leap over straw bales, after watching (often with bemusement) their owners hurdling the bales ahead of them ‘to show them how to do it’.
Tasty treats including: Ice cream, drinks, burgers, sausages, curries, doughnuts, fish and chips and Thai food.
Over 70 stalls including: Photographers, charities, dog food and accessories, gifts for allthe family and much more!
The cream of Suffolk’s home-grown musicians and singer-songwriters bringing you their own unique sounds – folk, rock, blues and everything in between! Featuring: Aartwork, Straight from the Horse’s Mouth, .1normal, Kev Walford, Justine de Mierre and more to come!
10:00 Straight from the Horse’s Mouth
11:00 Justine de Mierre
13:15 Kev Walford
14:00 Fireflies on Mars
14:45 Sarah Deyn
15:30 Reset Prose
16:15 Straight from the Horse’s Mouth
Pet Dog Rally Obedience
Pet Dog Rally obedience is an exciting new sport for all dogs. Basic obedience skills are all that is required. Join us in our ring where you and your dog can take part.
The Eason Harriers Hunt originated in the late 1800s when William, the 12th Duke of Hamilton, invested in a pack of hounds, new kennels and huntsmen. The hounds attracted some of the best riders of the time. Following his death the hunt was sold and moved to a number of locations before returning to Easton in 1925.
Gun Dog Scurry
Bring your dog to have some fun or watch other dogs trying to retrieve the dummy from the lake.
Catch the Rabbit
For dogs that love chasing, there’s ‘catch the rabbit’ – oh, what doggy bliss to run without restraint across a field, and to catch what looks like a stuffed sock at the end.
Children’s Activity Area
Children’s activities include: ‘bungey trampolining’, a bouncy castle and an inflatable slide.