2011 Show Report

Over 7000 people flocked to the first ever Essex Dog Day held at Crix, on Sunday 28th August 2011. Supported by Heart Radio & The Spring Lodge Veterinary Group, this fantastic dog event was a great day out for all the family, especially their pooches!

The sun shone as TV Celebrity Jimmy Doherty (Jimmy's Farm) opened the event in aid of Parc Essex, Children's Charity. Renowned Crufts and Blue Peter Presenter Peter Purves was our commentator and MC for the day. Production Manager Tiffany Dyer for the event and developed a fun filled action packed programme.

Highlights of the day included:
. The Essex Dog Display Team 
. Gun & Fun Dog Scurries 
. Grooming Demonstrations
. Meet the Breeds
. Sheepdog Display
. Huskies In Harness
. Dancing Dog Demonstration
. Lurcher Displays 
. Children's Entertainment

1400 dogs enrolled in the array of great classes:
Best Senior Dog (over 8 years)
Best Puppy (6-12 months)
Best Pedigree Dog
Best Crossbreed Dog
Best Rescue Dog
Best 6 Legs
Best Matching Pair
Best Mismatched Pair
Best Handler Under 16
Best Adult Handler
Prettiest Female
Most Handsome Dog
Waggiest Tail
Best Mover & Handler
Top Dog Grand Finale & Prizes

Twenty breed advisers were on hand to give advice to owners of would be owners, lots to browse or buy in the sixty trade stands and loads of delicious food and refreshment.