Dogs galore on Weston seafront as animal show is a hit with visitors

PUBLISHED: 15:44 22 August 2018

Susan Bushnell with Ruby, who was awarded the prize for Healthest Bitch.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Susan Bushnell with Ruby, who was awarded the prize for Healthest Bitch. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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Prized pooches were proudly on show at an event in Weston at the weekend.

Theodore O'Neil with twins Harry and Rupert.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONTheodore O'Neil with twins Harry and Rupert. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

The RSPCA branch took over the Beach Lawns on Sunday for a day of fun and entertainment.

Proceedings got underway with a fete in the morning before dogs competed in a series of classes after lunch.

Among the categories were happiest, healthiest and most obedient dogs.

As well as lots of cute animals, there were a number of activities set up for spectators too.

Daisy the Cockerpoo with her family and fan club.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONDaisy the Cockerpoo with her family and fan club. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Games, stalls selling goodies and a tombola were also available to the public.

John Winton with Honey, together they won a Highly Commended in the Best Puppy class.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONJohn Winton with Honey, together they won a Highly Commended in the Best Puppy class. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

John Winton with Honey, together they won a Highly Commended in the Best Puppy class.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONJohn Winton with Honey, together they won a Highly Commended in the Best Puppy class. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Winner of Best Puppy was Indie, pictured with owner Emma Devonport.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONWinner of Best Puppy was Indie, pictured with owner Emma Devonport. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Monty Parrott with Pippin who won the Best Veteran.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONMonty Parrott with Pippin who won the Best Veteran. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

John Winton with Honey, together they won a Highly Commended in the Best Puppy class.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONJohn Winton with Honey, together they won a Highly Commended in the Best Puppy class. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Winner of Best Puppy was Indie, pictured with owner Emma Devonport.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONWinner of Best Puppy was Indie, pictured with owner Emma Devonport. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Daisy the Cockerpoo with her family and fan club.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONDaisy the Cockerpoo with her family and fan club. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Susan Bushnell with Ruby, who was awarded the prize for Healthest Bitch.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONSusan Bushnell with Ruby, who was awarded the prize for Healthest Bitch. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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