Bark In The Park: Sun 14 June

Posted on by Conrad Brunner

The Queen’s Park Dog Show, better known as Bark in the Park, bursts into life on Sunday 14 June, 2015. Brought to you by the Friends of Queen’s Park and our co-sponsors Coastway Veterinary Group, this year’s Bark will feature two parallel competitions: the Fun Ring and the Pedigree Ring.

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The Coastway team will be operating the registration with their customary professionalism, starting from 11am sharp.

Entry to each class costs £1.50 with all profits from the day going towards improvements to the dog area in the park. The show proper starts at 12 noon.

Barking: your hosts

Barking: your hosts

The Fun Ring has 12 barking mad classes. Rosettes, prizes and places will be offered in the following categories [click on link to visit sponsor site]:

Best Rescue – sponsored by Brighton Dog Photography
Handsomest Dog – sponsored by Achey Paw Massage
Best Fancy Dress – – sponsored by The Camelford Arms
Prettiest Bitch – sponsored by MetroDeco Tea Rooms
Best Puppy – sponsored by Bright Paws Dog Walking
Best Child’s Toy Dog – sponsored by Paul Bott and Co Estate Agents
Dog Most Like Its Owner – sponsored by The Kemp Town Rag
Waggiest Tail [new category]Wagging Tails Home Dog Boarding
Best Trick – sponsored by Snaffles
Best Veteran – sponsored by Hot Dogs dog walking and pet sitting
Best Sausage Catcher – sponsored by The Camelford Arms
Best In Show: Fun Ring – sponsored by The Camelford Arms


Top five places in Prettiest Bitch, sponsored by Metrodeco.

Top five places in Prettiest Bitch, sponsored by Metrodeco.

Veterinary nurses Hannah Pook and Heather Ryan will have the tricky job of awarding the gongs and local dog lover and TV’s I’m A Celebrity -the lovely Annabel Giles will be hosting the proceedings. Our very own Barkmeister Crispin Wynne-Roberts will be introducing our sponsors and keeping order.  Attempting to, at least. Have you ever tried lining up 30 dogs to catch a sausage?’

The Pedigree Ring, sponsored by Coastway Veterinary Group:

AV (any variety) Puppy
AV Utility
AV Toy Dogs
AV Gun Dogs
AV Terriers
AV Working Dogs/Pastoral
AV Hounds
AV Open
AV Veteran
Best In Show: Pedigree

Joining us will be all manner of doggy related local businesses who will have stalls offering such treats as designer collars and leads, handmade snacks, professional dog photography, pet sitting and walking services and even comfy new dog beds. For humans, we offer a small licensed bar from our friends at the Camelford Arms, a genuine German bratwurst grill, plus delicious cakes and pastries from local cafe the Wooden Belly. Queen’s Park: where every dog has its day.

FQP’s Guy Smyth says: “Bark would not be possible without the kind and generous support of our wonderful sponsors, each and everyone a fantastic local business.”

For buses to and from Queens Park, visit JourneyOn.

More news to follow: this page will be updated regularly on all the info about our event and kind sponsors.  Follow the Friends Of Queen’s Park on Facebook & Twitter for all the latest updates.







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