Just Dogs Live, the event concerned with everything canine, will be returning to the East of England Arena and Event Centre on 7-9 July.
The show, which incorporates the east of England Championship Dog Show and a range of fun, family friendly, hands-on events, competition and displays.
Around 10,000 dogs, along with their owners, are expected to descend on the even, along with exhibitors including canine health and fitness specialists and national dog welfare charities.
Attractions confirmed for 2017 include:
– Flyball competition
– Agility competition
– Companion Dog Show
– Displays by the Wonder Collies, the Essex Display Team and the East Anglian Staffordshire Bull Terrier display team.
– The Kennel Club ‘Scruffts’ heats, where dogs compete for the ultimate title of Best Cross Bred of the Year in a number of categories
– Trade stands selling everything from food and treats to bespoke gifts and pet photography.
Ian Strange, head of internal events at the East of England Arena and Events Centre, commented: “This year’s event is going to be even bigger and better than the last – with fantastic displays, lots of fun for the whole family, the opportunity for dog owners to get involved with a number of events, plenty of retail choice and of course, the Championship Dog Show – a forerunner for Crufts 2018.
“Just Dogs Live has wide appeal across the region and we are delighted that it has grown into a such a popular show at our all weather venue. The emphasis is very much on family fun.”