THE hottest day of the year caused the RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield & Bradford and District branch to cancel their annual Shibden Dog Day fun dog show this year, but they are excited to announce the fun dog show has been rescheduled and will be going ahead on Friday 24 August, 12:00pm–4:00pm in Shibden Park, Halifax.
Lauren Moore, Branch Fundraiser said “We’re thrilled to have another chance to put on our Fun Dog Show this year! We’ve held the Shibden Dog Day in Shibden Park for over a decade now and we were gutted when the weather made us have to cancel and let people down in July, but the welfare of the dogs must come first. We have such an amazing amount of support for this event and it’s great to be able to offer families something exciting to do during the summer holidays.’’
Shibden Dog Day includes a fun dog show with classes such as ‘waggiest tail’, ‘puppy love’ and ‘best junior handler’. There’s something to suit all dogs and owners and plenty more to enjoy with stalls, games and Have a Go Agility.
This isn’t the first time this year the local RSPCA branch has had to postpone their events due to the extreme weather. Their popular K9 Party in the Park was postponed from 8th July and is now scheduled to take place in Manor Heath Park on Sunday 9th September.
The RSPCA branch – which is part of an independent network of RSPCA Branches, all of which are self funded – hopes to raise vital funds from these events to help care for the animals in their Wade Street Animal Centre, whilst also raising awareness of the welfare work they do in the Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford and district areas.
To find out more about Shibden Dog Day please visit the RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford & District branch website here: www.rspcahalifaxhuddersfieldbradford.org.uk.
You can also find out more on Facebook by searching for ‘Shibden Dog Day’ in events.
The RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford and District Branch are a self-funding branch of the National RSPCA, responsible for raising money locally to support our animal welfare work. Our main aim is to rehabilitate unwanted, abandoned and abused animals and find them loving, permanent homes. We rely on public donations and the generosity of our local community to keep the doors of our animal centre open.