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Pets As Therapy Stakes Classes 2009 - qualifying heats

The Pets As Therapy Showdog of the Year competition will take place in March 2010. The winner of the final will receive £200, a trophy and rosette.

The runner-up receives £100 a trophy and rosette. Prizes in qualifying rounds are 1st - £25 and entry into the final, special rosettes to 5th place.

Prize money for both the final and the qualifying rounds is provided by the sponsors HiLife and does not come out of Pets As Therapy Charitable funds.

Pets As Therapy Stakes classes will be held each day at the following shows throughout 2009: 22nd - 25th May, Bath Canine Society, Mr K. Nathan, 01623 754450; 28th June, Poole Canine Club, Mrs J. Manley, 01202 258498; 10th -12th July, East of England Agricultural Society, Mrs J. Broadberry, 01733 234451; 24th - 26th July, Leeds City & District Canine Association, Mrs E. Stannard, 01260 252834 and 8th-10th October, South Wales Kennel Association, Mrs I. Dyke, 02920 753584.

Dogs competing need to be entered in a breed or AVNSC class. However, your dog does NOT have to be a registered P.A.T. dog to enter this class. These classes are open only to Supporters (either visiting or non-visiting) of the Pets As Therapy Charity. In the case of dogs Kennel Club registered in partnership, both/all owners must be fully paid-up supporters of Pets As Therapy at the date of the show.

This is a wonderful way of supporting Pets As Therapy and the registered PAT dogs who are wonderful ambassadors for dogs of all breeds.

To apply for Pets As Therapy subscription, either visiting or non- visiting contact Pets As Therapy on 01844-345445 or visit the website In the case of owners under the age of 18-years, please request a Pets As Therapy Junior Club application.

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