Family Fun Dog Show

The Family Dog Show has become a firm favourite in the Ilminster Midsummer Festival and this year we have more fabulous classes. 

No pre registration needed – just turn up on the day and pay for each class on entry into the ring.

Come along to enjoy the dogs and their owners having fun.

PLEASE NOTE:  The dog show will start a little later this year – see information panel below for details. We have strict/tight timings to fit in with other events taking place, so set your alarm, the show starts at 10.30, straight after the Ilmnster Majorettes. 


                        **** 2018 Fun Classes *****

1) Most handsome dog                       6) Best Child handler

2) Prettiest bitch                                 7) Best Youngster (up to 18 months)

3) Best Crossbreed                             8) Best Veteran (over 7 years)

4) Waggiest Tail                                  9) Dog who looks most like it owner

5) Best Rescue                                    10) Dog the judge would most like to take home

Thanks to our very generous sponsors (see list below the informatrion panel)  – we have some fantastic prizes for each class. 

It’s an event not to be missed.

**Guess The Breed Competition**

Keep a look out for lovely Barney, he will be near the dog show and is the star of the ‘Guess the Breed Competition’.

The winner will receive a special prize (2kg bag of Lovejoys dry dog food), very kindly donated by Rose Mill Feeds Ilminster.


*** We are delidgted to announce that this year’s show will be hosted by Barking Mad Somerset ***

Scroll down for details of this year’s dog show sponsors and supporters
Information Panel
Event Name: Family Dog Show
When: Sunday 10th June 2018
Time: 10.30am to 1.15pm
How Much:  

All classes £1.00 to enter. No pre-registration required, pay on entrance to the dog show ring.

Guess the breed competition 50p per entry. The winner will be announced at the end of the dog show. 

Where: Main Arena – Recreation Ground

2018 Dog Show Sponsors & Supporters:

Hosts – Barking Mad:

Minster Veterinary Surgery:

St Giles Animal Rescue Centre:

BD Garden & Pet Supplies:

Lovejoys Pet Food:

Tesco Ilminster:


Rose Mill Feeds:

We would like to say a very special thank you to The Gooch Charitable Trust for providing funding to purchase a new P.A. system for use during the Dog Show.