climax of the outstanding Heelwork to Music display by Mary
Ray at Crufts.
Themed on the music of Glenn Miller and the swing era, the
precision two-dog display
with Quincey and Kizzy was broadcast live on the BBC TV programme
years Foot and Mouth epidemic did the dog fancy no favours
at all. With many shows either cancelled or postponed, some
clubs have had a dismal time and there have been fewer opportunities
to stimulate new interest in the world of dogs.
Recognising that something needs to be done to present a more
positive, enlightened, modern image of dogdom, several clubs
have united their efforts to organise an upbeat
event to attract both seasoned campaigners and pet owners
Old Trafford, home of Manchester United Football Club, will
witness a new style of fancy footwork on Wednesday May 22nd
when the Match of the Day will be an evening
with Mary Ray and her Dancing Dogs.
The event starts at 8pm and there will be a licensed bar.
Organised in conjunction with Our Dogs. Mary Rays videos
will be available on the night.
Mary is the UKs foremost expert on Heelwork To Music,
the most innovative, entertaining and dynamic new activity
to emerge onto the scene for many years.
She has appeared on television and at many premier events,
including Crufts, captivating audiences as she trips the light
fantastic with her superbly trained canine partners in mesmerising
Mary Ray ranks as one of the most talented dog trainers and
has produced several hugely popular videos teaching Heelwork
To Music to a burgeoning band of enthusiasts.
Commencing her career in dog training in 1978, Mary has achieved
the highest honours in both obedience and agility, having
won the Crufts Obedience Championship twice and the prestigious
Pedigree Agility Stakes at Olympia.
For further details of the event and order tickets (£10
+ postage/credit cards accepted) contact Elain McDonald on
0161-633 5050 during office hours or 0161-624 3171 evenings