Fun at animal ark gala day

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I would be most grateful if you could tell readers about our main fundraising event of the year in the Belper News.

Ashbourne Animal Welfare will be holding a gala day at the Ark on Sunday, July 24, at 11am.

The Ark is at Wyaston Road, Ashbourne.

On the day there will be a fun dog show, classes include Best Biscuit Catcher, Waggiest Tail/Happy Dog, Best Mover etc. Entries on the day, show starts 12.30pm.

There will also be dog agility displays – with the chance to try your own dog.

There will be a cat chat corner with advice on cat care and behaviour.

There will be cat photo competition – classes will include, Funniest Feline, Purrfect Puss, Cat Nap, Action Cat. It will cost 50p per photo per class, entries on the day or in advance to The Ark.

There will also be ferret racing, reptile rescue, a parade of rehomed dogs, a jazz band, barbecue, tea tent and craft stalls.

For more information call 01335 300494 or visit

Wanda Mielczarek


Ashbourne animal Ark