Great days out for pet lovers this summer
While our summer has been far from inspiring this year, what is getting the Petplan team excited is the number of fabulous events to look forward to.
Pet lovers have a slew of great shows and days out to attend over the coming months. Check out these dates for your diary - some of which let your pets come too!
The Rabbit Welfare Association Conference (for owners)
Wood Green Godmanchester Centre, Cambridgeshire
Bunny owners can join a day-long conference to hear rabbit experts such as Dr Anne McBride offer advice on health and other ownership matters.
Leeds Championship Dog Show
Harewood House, nr Leeds
Including the Petplan Junior Stakes competition for dogs and bitches aged 6-18 months, this three-day event at Harewood Estate near Leeds is one of the country's biggest dog shows.
Battersea Dogs and Cats Home Annual Reunion
Battersea Park London
The famous dog and cat home invites friends old and new to get together for a great day out to support the charity. With a fun dog show that includes categories such as 'Prettiest Lady', 'Dog that looks most like owner/celeb' and 'Fancy Dress', it's all about celebrating Battersea's wonderful four-legged friends.
Paws in the Park
The Kent Showground, Detling, Kent
The UK's largest outside dog show offers a range of sports to try or view such as K9 frisbee, dog athletics and terrier racing. Also to enjoy are displays by professional dog handlers, dogs from TV and film, plus stalls selling all kinds of dog paraphernalia. And dogs are invited too!
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Glow at Bluewater, Kent
An exhibition of all things pet, including goods and services.
Earls Court, London
An opportunity to meet more than 200 breeds of dog and learn about their temperament and personality from owners and breeders.
The Supreme Cat Show
The kitty equivalent of Crufts.
Let us know what you and your pet will be doing this summer by posting below.