2022 SHOW DATE: Sunday 7th August!

Dog Shows


Read on to see our Dog Show entries, challenges and prizes!

Our 2021 Show has passed, but read on to see what we were up to and plan your entry for next year!

Ring One

Pedigree Section

Starts 9.00am

Judge: Kelly Varney

  • Class 1: Any Variety Puppy  Yearling 6 to 24 months
  • Class 2: Any Variety Sporting (Gundogs Terriers and Hounds)
  • Class 3 Any Variety Non Sporting (Utility, Toy, Pastoral and Working)
  • Class 4: Any variety Veteran (Age 7 years and over)
  • Class 5: Any Variety Open

Best In Show – Reserve Best In Show – Best Puppy/Yearling – Best Veteran

(please note: Best Veteran cannot compete in Novelty Veteran Class)

Ring One

Sporting Section

Not before 11am

Guest judge Neil Varney -(Twistmount Gundogs)

  • Class 6: Any Variety Gundog Dog class
  • Class 7: Any Variety Gundog Bitch class
  • Class 8: Any Variety Terrier Dog Class
  • Class 9: Any Variety Terrier Bitch Class
  • Class 10: Any Variety Hound/ Lurcher Dog Class
  • Class 11: Any Variety Hound/ Lurcher Bitch Class
  • Class 12: Any Variety Farmers , Supporters , CA members , Pony Club members any Dog
  • Class 13: Any Variety Farmers , Supporters , CA members , Pony Club members any Bitch
  • Class 14: Any Variety Pointers in need class Any Pointer in aid of PIN
  • Class 15: Any Variety Sporting any above Veteran 7 years and older
  • Class 16: Any Variety Sporting Puppy / Yearling 6 to 24 months

Dog & Bitch to Challenge for Best Gundog – Terrier – Hound – Supporter Champion – Reserve Champion – Champion Puppy/Yearling – Champion Veteran

These classes are kindly sponsored by Dorwest Herbs
Vouchers and Goody Bags

Ring One

Junior Cattistock

Not before 12:30pm

These classes are kindly sponsored by Stockwood Lettings

Judge to be announced

A new section for children and young people up to the age of 16


  • Class 17: Any Dog 
  • Class. 18: Any Bitch 
  • Class 19: Any Veteran Dog/Bitch 7 Years or over
  • Class 20: Dog/Bitch most like handler or circus theme costume or decorated collar
  • Class 21: Family Dog/Bitch

Junior Cattistock Champion – 4 Runners Up Awards

Ring One

Novelty Section

To follow Junior Cattistock

Main Sponsor John Bright

Judge: Julie Locke

  • Class 22: Puppy/Yearling 4 to 24 months (Sponsored by Thistlewiss Border Terriers)
  • Class 23: Most Handsome Dog (Sponsored by Colin Girling)
  • Class 24: Prettiest Bitch (Sponsored by Sandra Girling)
  • Class 25: Cross Breed (Sponsored by John Bright)
  • Class 26: Family/Pet Dog (Sponsored by Tarkaswell Border Terriers)
  • Class 27: Six Legs (Sponsored by John Bright)
  • Class 28: Waggiest Tail (Sponsored by John Bright)
  • Class 29: Brace (Sponsored by John Bright)
  • Class 30: Horse box Dog (Sponsored by Thistlewiss Border Terriers)
  • Class 31: Service Dog i.e. Guide/PAT etc. (Sponsored by East Burton Estate)
  • Class 32: Dog most like owner (Sponsored by John Bright)
  • Class 33: Decorated Collar/Lead (Sponsored by John Bright)
  • Class 34: Pedigree Veteran (Sponsored by Sally Waller)
  • Class 35: Cross Breed Veteran (Sponsored by John Bright)
  • Class 36: Handling Class – Slowest Best Behaved Mover (Sponsored by John Bright)
  • Class 37: Best Rescue/Rehomed (Sponsored by John Bright)

Best in Show – Reserve Best in Show – Best Puppy/Yearling – Best Veteran Best Service Dog – Best Rescue

Ring Two

Cattistock Countryside Companion with The Countryside Code

Starts at 11.00am and runs all day.

Cost is £1.50 per go.

(Winners rosette and prize card to all).

A course of jumps, circus hoops and other countryside obstacles and dog related tasks for you and your dog to navigate. You can choose your route around the course.

Novice handlers can be accompanied or you may wish to take part as a family.

N.B. Please note no retractable leads for safety in this ring.

Ring Three

Have a go Agility

Starts at 11.00am and runs all day.

Cost is £1.50 per go.

(Special award rosette for clear round).

Jenny and her team will be here all day to take you around the agility course, which can be for novice and experienced handlers.


Separate area of the Show Ground

Retrieving Dog Tests

Entries 12.30pm -2.30pm, Judging 1.00pm – 4 pm

Entry fee £6.00 per dog

Three simple tests involving steadiness and retrieving, seen and unseen.
Organiser Shane King, email shaneking013@gmail.com

  • Class 1: Novice Retriever
  • Class 2: Novice Spaniel
  • Class 3: Open Retriever
  • Class 4: Open Spaniel
  • Class 5: Puppy (born after Feb 2020)
  • Challenge Cup best Spaniel ( Spaniel with highest marks overall)
  • Challenge Cup best Gamekeepers Dog
  • Challenge Cup for the winner of Open Retriever Class
  • Challenge Cup for the winner of Novice Retriever Class
  • Challenge Cup for Best Puppy

NOVICE For dogs which have never run in a field trial under Kc rules or been placed in an open Gundog Test or won a Novice Test. OPEN all other dogs, also Scurry.


How to Enter

All enquiries to Helen Freeman Dog Show Manager – 07976 968885

All entries £1.50 per class in all rings.

No bitches in season please, and no retractable leads.

No dogs suffering from symptoms of any sickness that could be contagious.

This is land that is grazed, we have poo bags so please pick up!

With thanks to our Sponsors and our Supporters:

Thistlewhiss Border Terriers ♥ Colin Girling ♥ Sandra Girling ♥ Sally Waller ♥ Clare Samsom Tarkaswell Border Terriers ♥ East Burton Estate

Bring your children, your dogs and your friends for a great Dorset day!