If you love dogs, you won't want to miss this!

Dogs from all over Donegal (and their owners!) are invited to an exciting charity Dog Show at Castle Grove Country House Hotel this weekend. 

The expansive lawns of this Letterkenny hotel will be a dog’s paradise on Saturday 1st September as dogs of all breeds and sizes enjoy a fun day out in aid of Irish Guide Dogs and Animals In Need Donegal.

Castle Grove Dog Show. Photo: Vanessa Brady

The top draw of this day out is the amazing array of prizes on offer for winning pooches. Category winners get their own trophies and their owners get fantastic vouchers to treat themselves too.

With a BBQ, family fun activities and a raffle, this day promises to be a great Saturday afternoon for all.

Castle Grove Dog Show. Photo: Vanessa Brady

Competition Categories include:

  • Small
  • Medium
  • Large
  • Best Dressed
  • Best Owner Lookalike
  • Best Overall (judged from each category above)

Do you think your dog has what it takes to win? There is still time to register by contacting Castle Grove on Tel: 0749151118 Email: reservations@castlegrove.com or Message on Facebook @castlegrove1695

The cost of entry is €10 per dog. All proceeds from this event will be donated to support the Irish Guide Dogs Association and Animals In Need Donegal.

Beneficiaries of Castle Grove Dog Show

Guest judge on the day is Dog Groomer Noel Friel, with special guest Jennifer Doherty advocating the importance of Guide Dogs. Jennifer has recently worked on an awareness and fundraising campaign for Irish Guide Dogs in honour of her first guide dog O.J.

Through charity events such as the Castle Grove Dog Show, funds can be raised to train a pup to become a Guide Dog or Assistance Dog and bring life-changing benefits to people with blindness or autism.

Animals in Need are a voluntary, non profit animal charity who rescue stray and abandoned animals in Co. Donegal.

Castle Grove Dog Show. Photo: Vanessa Brady

All are welcome to come along and take part in the Castle Grove Dog Show from 2pm-5pm on Saturday 1st September. Dogs must be pre-registered to compete and all dogs must be kept on leashes please.

Don’t miss this family fun day – it will be pawsitively great!

Check out the Facebook event for more information and updates: Castle Grove Dog Show