More than 460 dogs take part in 50th anniversary show

A wet kiss for owner Linda Quin from Nancy, her one-year-old French bulldog at the Old Buckenham dog

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 - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2019

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

A quick training session for the ring at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2019

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 B

Perfect poise for the the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2019


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Ron Atkin grooms Genghis Khan the Irish terrier at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th a

Ron Atkin grooms Genghis Khan the Irish terrier at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2019

Wayne Garrood shows his Russian black terrier at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th ann

Wayne Garrood shows his Russian black terrier at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2019

Ron Atkin grooms Genghis Khan the Irish terrier at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th a

Ron Atkin grooms Genghis Khan the Irish terrier at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2019

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

Beautiful poise in the ring of the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2019

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

Ready for showtime at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2019

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

A Hungarian vizsla puppy at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2019

Kerry Nichols from Bungay with her black and tan coonhound, 18-months-old Agnes, at the Old Buckenha

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 BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2019

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

A Hungarian vizsla puppy at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2019

Showtime 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 BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2019

Kerry Nichols from Bungay with two black and tan coonhounds, two-year-old Dotty, left, and Agnes, 18

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 BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2019

Owner Linda Quin with Nancy, her one-year-old French bulldog at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrati

Owner Linda Quin with Nancy, her one-year-old French bulldog at the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2019

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

Perfect poise for the the Old Buckenham dog show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2019

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