Walton Heritage Festival Fun Dog Show

Walton Heritage Festival Fun Dog Show

Does your dog have that something special that could see them crowned ‘Best in Show’?

Held at Walton Wharf on Hillrise by the river, next to the Swan and Anglers Pubs, the Heritage Day Dog Show is organised by 1st Walton Viking Sea Scouts.

Categories for 2021 are:

Prettiest Girl
Best female dog, 1yr+
Open to any breed/mixed breed. Judges will be looking for female dogs over the age of one year, who look happy and healthy with a healthy coat, bright eyes and of a good weight. They will also be looking at the dogs’ character and the special bond the owner has with their dog.

Handsomest Dog
Best male dog, 1yr+
Open to any breed/mixed breed. Judges will be looking for male dogs over the age of one year, who look happy and healthy with a healthy coat, bright eyes and of a good weight. They will also be looking at the dogs’ character and the special bond the owner has with their dog.

Cutest Puppy
Best puppy, 6-18mths
Open to any breed/mixed breed. Judges will be looking for puppies (male or female) between the ages of 6 to 18 months, who look happy and healthy with a healthy coat, bright eyes and of a good weight. They will also be looking at the pups’ character and the special bond the owner has with their puppy.

Best Fancy Dress
Open to any breed/mixed breed of any age. Judges will be looking for dogs wearing a particularly fetching outfit, especially those who have coordinated with their owner! Outfits should be safe and fun for both owner and dog.

My Dog’s Got Talent
Open to any breed/mixed breed of any age. Judges will be looking for dogs to perform a few favourite tricks (which they love to do with their owner) for a maximum of one minute. Tricks should be safe and fun for both owner and dog.

Best in Show
Winners of all the above categories will go into one final category where Judges will be looking for the best stand-out dog at the show!

  • Registration starts at 12:00 noon for the show to commence promptly at 12:30
  • Entries are limited, 1 dog per person
  • You may enter more than one category
  • There will be a maximum of 12 dogs entered into each category, first-come, first-serve
  • Entrance fee of £2.50 per dog, payable in cash upon registration on the day.
  • All proceeds will be divided between the Mayors’ charities and 1st Walton Viking Sea Scouts
  • Only dogs over 6 months will be allowed to take part in the show
  • The judge’s decision is final.
  • There will be rosettes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd and prizes for the winners in each group
  • Dog owners must be responsible for their dogs at all times
  • Dog owners must clear up any mess created by their dog

Please take care of your dog and keep it on a lead in the show area. Water will be available for dogs during the day.