Burnham-On-Sea's Sea Dogs Festival returns to beach
Sea Dogs Festival returns to the town's beach today (Saturday 22nd
April) to mark National Pet Month.
event - which is being held for a second year - will take place
on the beach alongside the South Esplanade between 10am and 3pm.
aims are to promote responsible dog owning, raise the profile of
Burnham-On-Sea as a great place to visit with your dog and also
promote the health benefits of pet ownership.
Pet Month (NPM) seeks to promote responsible pet ownership across
the UK by encouraging people to hold events just like the Sea Dogs
Milner Simonds, organiser, said: "Burnham-On-Sea is a great
place to own a dog and the beach, when used responsibly, is a fantastic
place to exercise your pet."
are pleased to welcome dog owners and dog lovers to the seaside
for our second Sea Dogs Festival. There will be a fun dog show,
demonstrations from agility teams and dog accessories and related
day will start at 10am with many breed meet-ups walking into the
festival. There is a high-time early afternoon and I know the local
Spanish Water Dogs will be taking advantage of this for a swim.
The dog show is all about having fun with your pet. We know this
is a great place to be a dog owner and we hope to many owners and
pets during the day."
Bellingham, chairman of NPM, said: "Were delighted that
the Sea Dogs Festival is holding such a great event to celebrate
our relationship with our pets. They give so much to us in
return we need to look after them responsibly to keep them healthy
and happy follow our Top Ten Tips! We hope everybody involved
has a great time in the process.