Dog show pictures: 149 dogs compete in RSPCA event on Beach Lawns

PUBLISHED: 18:00 16 August 2017 | UPDATED: 15:11 17 August 2017

Mojo who won a first in the veteran class with owners Matilda and Daisy.

Mojo who won a first in the veteran class with owners Matilda and Daisy.

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The North Somerset branch of the RSPCA hosted its busiest ever dog show at the weekend, with more than 100 animals taking part in the classes.

Lila Porter with toy poodles Lottie and Lux.Lila Porter with toy poodles Lottie and Lux.

The charity held the show at Weston-super-Mare’s Beach Lawns on Sunday, where dogs of all shapes and sizes took part in obedience and handling tests in the ring.

In total, 149 dogs competed in the classes, with more than 300 entries in total.

The most popular category was ‘the dog the judge would most like to take home’ where there were more than 80 entries.

Megan and Mark with Todd and Buddy.Megan and Mark with Todd and Buddy.

Organiser Rita Hinton said: “It was an amazing day.

“We think we have raised around £2,000, which is a fantastic total.

“What people don’t realise is the branch funds itself and this was a lovely way to raise the money.”

Evie with her dog Georgie.Evie with her dog Georgie.

Ashley and Emma Amos’ Jack Russell terrier Bertie won best in show, and was also chosen as the happiest rescue dog and the dog the judges would most like to take home.

Because of the interest this year, the ring will be made even bigger in 2018 so it can be used for more entries.

Charmian Leech and Mia who won first prize in the obedience class.Charmian Leech and Mia who won first prize in the obedience class.

Alan Woodier and Poppy.Alan Woodier and Poppy.

Mayor Jos Holder with Bonnie the Shitzu and owner Cathy Murphy.Mayor Jos Holder with Bonnie the Shitzu and owner Cathy Murphy.

Lottie, Lisa and Nik Gardner with Tango and Willow, Lottie and Tango won the junior handler class.Lottie, Lisa and Nik Gardner with Tango and Willow, Lottie and Tango won the junior handler class.

Dan and Becky Leech with Teddy, Cooper and Daisy.Dan and Becky Leech with Teddy, Cooper and Daisy.

Sharon Insley and her dog Holly demonstrating Canine Myotherapy.Sharon Insley and her dog Holly demonstrating Canine Myotherapy.

The musical sit class.The musical sit class.

Bertie was best in show.Bertie was best in show.

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