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More than 460 dogs take part in 50th anniversary show

PUBLISHED: 18:47 11 August 2019 | UPDATED: 18:47 11 August 2019

A wet kiss for owner Linda Quin from Nancy, her one-year-old French bulldog at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A wet kiss for owner Linda Quin from Nancy, her one-year-old French bulldog at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

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Tails were wagging when the Thetford and District Canine Society hosted its 50th anniversary dog show.

A quick training session for the ring at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYA quick training session for the ring at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

More than 460 dogs made the way with their owners to Old Buckenham Country Park on Sunday, August 11 to take part in a number of open shows.

Cash prizes were on offer to for the Best in Show, Best Puppy in Show as well as the top five places in the open stakes class.

Despite there being reports of thunderstorms across the country the event remained dry with every owner able to prepare their pooch perfectly with a last-minute spot of grooming.

The show, which was supported by the Kennel Club, had nine different rings hosting competitions for all breeds big and small from Jack Russell's to Shetland Sheepdogs.

Perfect poise for the the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYPerfect poise for the the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

For more information search Thetford and District Canine Society on Facebook.

Ron Atkin grooms Genghis Khan the Irish terrier at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYRon Atkin grooms Genghis Khan the Irish terrier at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Wayne Garrood shows his Russian black terrier at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYWayne Garrood shows his Russian black terrier at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Ron Atkin grooms Genghis Khan the Irish terrier at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYRon Atkin grooms Genghis Khan the Irish terrier at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Beautiful poise in the ring of the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYBeautiful poise in the ring of the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Ready for showtime at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYReady for showtime at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A Hungarian vizsla puppy at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYA Hungarian vizsla puppy at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Kerry Nichols from Bungay with her black and tan coonhound, 18-months-old Agnes, at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYKerry Nichols from Bungay with her black and tan coonhound, 18-months-old Agnes, at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A Hungarian vizsla puppy at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYA Hungarian vizsla puppy at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Showtime at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYShowtime at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Kerry Nichols from Bungay with two black and tan coonhounds, two-year-old Dotty, left, and Agnes, 18-months, at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYKerry Nichols from Bungay with two black and tan coonhounds, two-year-old Dotty, left, and Agnes, 18-months, at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Owner Linda Quin with Nancy, her one-year-old French bulldog at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYOwner Linda Quin with Nancy, her one-year-old French bulldog at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Perfect poise for the the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYPerfect poise for the the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

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