We're so excited to launch the second edition of our Dogs' Day Out event at Glamis Castle. Here's all you need to know about this summer's event.
This year's show is on Sunday 30th July 2017, from 10am - 4pm.
The event is being held at the stunning Glamis Castle in Scotland, winner of the best attraction award for the UK 2015.
Check out our Facebook events page for up to date information.
How to get there
Glamis Castle is to the north of Dundee can be easily accessed from all major towns and cities.
For Satellite Systems and Route Finder the post code is DD8 1RJ
Aberdeen - A90, A94, 50 miles
Dundee - A90, A94, 12 miles
Perth - A94, 28 miles
St. Andrews - A919, A92, 28 miles
Edinburgh - M90, A94, 81 miles
Glasgow - M8, A9, A94 84 miles
Dundee Train Station is situated 12 miles from Glamis. Public bus services depart from the Seagate bus station in Dundee to Forfar. A connecting bus service is available from Forfar to Glamis.
Dundee/Forfar Bus Timetables
How much is it?
Car parking is £4.00 per vehicle. Admission to the show is free of charge. The have-a-go activities are £1 per dog per go payable in the ring. The dog show is also £1, payable in the ring and no registration is required. Participation in the world record attempt is £3.00 per dog – please see further information on this below
What should I bring?
In previous years at Dogs' Day Out, we've had soggy showers and blazing hot sunshine! Dress accordingly for the weather and make sure you have plenty of fluids to keep you and your dog hydrated.
Head Judge = Lynne Davies from BBC TV “Dog Borstal”
ALL entries will be pay as you enter the ring - £1 per dog
No registration needed
Class 1 13.10 Best Dressed Tartan Team
Class 2 13.30 Golden Oldies
Class 3 13.50 Shining Examples
Class 4 14.10 Perfect Pups
Class 5 14.30 Lovely Ladies
Class 6 14.50 Dashing Dogs
Class 7 15.10 A Bit of Ruff!
Class 8 15.30 Lynne’s Choice
Class 9 15.50 Best in Show
World Record Attempt
This year we will be attempting to make history by breaking the Guinness World RecordsTM Title for the Most Dogs Wearing Bandanas. The current record is 764 and we are hoping to beat this. To enter your dog, visit: http://burnspet.co.uk/dogs-day-out-at-glamis-2017-world-record-attempt.html
World Record Attempt Housekeeping
-Dogs must be at least 1 year old, healthy and fit on the day of the show. This is specified in the Guinness record attempt guidelines.
-Any dog which, in the opinion of the veterinary team, is not old enough or fit enough to participate will fail verification
-All entries will be verified by veterinary staff before the attempt.
-The record attempt will take place at approximately 12.45
-The Verification Tent will be by the main arena and open from 10:00 am until 12.30
-When you arrive at the show, please take your dog(s) and their registration forms straight to the Verification Tent so we can process your entry.
-Dogs which have not completed the verification process on the day will not be able to take part in the attempt.
There will be a variety of great displays to see in the main arena - more info to follow.
We have Scotland's Ambassadog, Golden George the Retriever joining us. George will be leading the breed parade at 11am.
Have a go activities
The have-a-go activities run all day, with the prize giving in the main arena after the dog show. Admission will be £1 per go, payable in the ring. No booking is necessary.
Main Arena Demos
11.00 Parade of Pedigree Breeds - Limited to breeds with stands only
11.20 SARDA display SARDA Scotland
11.35 Ore Country Terriers Terrier racing display followed by the opportunity to have-a-go with your own dogs https://www.facebook.com/orecountryterriers/
13.10 Fun Dog Show with Lynne Davies
There's a wide range of stands to visit where you can learn about various animal organisations, charities and purchase pet-themed products. There's also fun attractions for children and plenty of refreshments stands.
Kidd Veterinary Services of Forfar -https://www.facebook.com/Kidd-Veterinary-Surgeons-250395711801821/?hc_location=ufi
British Red Cross
Photography and Social Media
Our photographers will be out in force to capture all the action. Feel free to share your own photos and updates with us as follows:
To give you an idea of what to expect this July, why not take a look at our photos from 2016 on our Facebook page?