BARMOUTH RNLI DOG SHOW
Barmouth RNLI’s popular Dog Show proved to be a crowd-puller again this year, on Sunday 2nd July 2017.
From 1.00 pm owners arrived at the Lifeboat Station as to enter their dogs of all sizes and in a variety of categories. Winners and runners up of each category received a certificate and rosette and the event was very ably adjudicated by Ed Moss from Williams’ Veterinary practice, assisted by Head Launcher Jackie Thomas.
‘Best in Show’ was awarded to Jasper brought along by Phoebe Mulligan from Staffordshire who also won Best Large Dog and Best Dog with child.
BEST SMALL DOG: Grace – owned by Sharon Cooney of Barmouth
BEST MEDIUM DOG: Bailey – owned by Gary Thurogood
BEST LARGE DOG: Jasper - owned by Phoebe Mulligan from Cannock
BEST RESCUE DOG: Ted, with Rachel Hall from Holyhead
BEST CHILD WITH DOG: Jasper, with Phoebe Mulligan, Cannock
BEST PUPPY: Wilma, with Gary Richardson
BEST DOG ON HOLIDAY: Cody, with Mrs Barbara Saunders
DOG WITH WAGGIEST TAIL: Poppy, with Louise Parsons
MOST OBEDIENT DOG: Elsie, with Andy Smith
BEST IN SHOW: Jasper, with Phoebe Mulligan of Cannock, Staffs
It was a thoroughly enjoyable day and the dogs made sure that their owners were impeccably behaved all afternoon.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.