We are really delighted to announce that members of the Berkshire, Hampshire and Surrey Dachshund Owners’ Facebook Group raised a total of £718.50 at their Summer Fun Day!!!! This has been split and sent to the Dachshund Breed Council Health Fund for IVDD Research and Laforadogs.com. They each get £359.25!!! So thank you so much to everyone who made the effort to come on the day and supported the event and to all the kind raffle donors. Special thanks also to The Artful Dog Studio for the silent auction and raffle prizes, RSA Photography and Emma Newman for taking photos during the event, held at Frimley Park on 28th June.
Rob Ryan is a dog photographer who likes to get natural outdoor shots and we are grateful to him for allowing us to share some of his photos here (Copyright: RSA Photography).
The Artful Dog Studio also came up trumps by offering the main prize for the silent auction (which raised an additional £225) and 5 raffle prizes of a free dog studio sitting and photo. They are previously wedding photographers but have recently set up to do dog photography in Farnham, Surrey. Jenny came to help on the day.
We would like to thank all the Raffle donors:
- Pooch and Co 15kg bag dog food & 6 packets of treats & 25 x £5 off vouchers
- Lily’s Kitchen Box of food and small treats
- Natural Instinct 12kg raw dog food voucher
- Furry Necks 2 tweed dog collars one for boy one for girl
- Quido Petz 4 dog collars
- B.E Loved Dog Collars 2 sausage dog collar and lead sets – one for boy one for girl & Dachshund brooch
- Heather Mitchell Designs 4 handmade sausage dog cards gift wrapped Cosy Dax, Dachshund jumper
- Rupert Fawcett – Off the Leash – two dachshund themed original signed prints
- Dapper Dog Designs Dog bed/snuggle sack
- Eddie Kagimu Dachshund print
- RSA Photography 1 free 2 hr photo shoot, 1 x Canvas, 5 x Digital copies
- Hoobynoo World 2 dachshund dog tags & 10% of next order vouchers x 16
- Woof and Brew 15% discount voucher & 20% off dog friendly database membership
- Rachel Bee silver dachshund ring
- Heads of Steel – dachshund shaped wrought iron dog bowl feeder
There was a fun dog show with classes for cutest puppy, prettiest bitch, most handsome dog, waggiest tail and Competitions included fastest sausage eating sausage and weiner races. More than 60 people attended, with at least as many Dachshunds.
The event was organised by Nikki Harris and Claire Fedder, to whom we offer our grateful thanks for all their hard work and successful fund-raising.