Here are the displays which will be at the 2016 South Wales Dog and Family Fun Day. New for 2016 there will be three rings; Ring One - Displays, Ring Two - Fun Dog Show and Ring Three - Children's Entertainment. For further details please see our Timetable.
NEW FOR 2016! The famous Watermill Wolves family have featured in tv series such as Penny Dreadful and Vikings, also magazines such as Vogue and Marie Claire, starring alongside a range of famous names including Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Josh Hartnett, Kate Moss, Bill Bailey, Travis Fimmel and Bear Grylls. They have also made popular appearances in music videos for Patrick Wolf and Kyla la Grange, as well as appearing in promotions for the UK release of the Twilight movies and Kopperberg.
Get 'up close and personal' with the Watermill Wolves at our 'meet n greet' stand, and find out about the team, natural canine behaviour and wolfdog breeds in our fun display. Also meet the Uk Wolfdog Rescue team and find out about some of the amazing work they do.
Paws for Thought Dog Display Team
Paws for Thought was formed in 1988 and is based in Hereford, West Midlands.
The team travel throughout Great Britain, the handlers have all been members of West Mercia Dog Training Centres and all the dogs are family pets, the majority being rescue dogs.
The aim of the team is to entertain the non dog owning and dog owning public alike. Special emphasis is given to entertaining and involving children.
Via the commentary given by Stuart Brace (Team Instructor), there is also another very important aim that is to educate dog owners into becoming responsible for their pets, this ranges from being in control of the dog to cleaning up after it.
"Perfection with Kindness"
Betsy Boo the Amazing UK Frisbee Dog
Disc Dog is in its very much embryonic stage as a dog activity here in the UK, despite being hugely recognised internationally.
Betsy Boo The Amazing UK Frisbee Dog and her human however, are trying to change this!
As seen on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter (Yes, Betsy is a VERY social media savvy dog!),Talent Hounds, DogTube, (and heard on BBC Radio), The National Pet Show, London Pet Show, UK Superdogs Most Talented Dog four time semi finalist and finalist in 2014.
This crazy ClickerTastic team will be showcasing their routines involving Disc Dog and many of the almost 400 tricks (at last count!). They will also be holding various meet and greet sessions throughout the day.
ClickerTastic Dog Training School is owned by Ruby Welsford from Royal Leamington Spa. It is one of the very few training schools that offers Disc Dog in the UK.
ClickerTastic only uses modern, force free methods to train dogs (and their owners!).
ClickerTastic also provide seminars, workshops and training days.
@betsybootheamazingukfrisbeedog with #betsybootheamazingukfrisbeedog #teambetsy #ClickerTastic
The Larki Gundogs will be demonstrating some of the amazing skills needed for work in the field. Watch spaniels and labradors retrieve and fetch!
Blaeddau Du (Black Wolves) is a branch of The Vikings Re-enactment Society, the oldest and largest of its kind in the UK.
They aim to recreate what it would have been like for Vikings/Welsh traders, raiders and villages circa 850-1100. They will be providing us with Viking living history and combat displays throughout the day.
Blaeddau Du (Black Wolves) is a branch of The Vikings Re-enactment Society, the oldest and largest of its kind in the UK. They aim to recreate what it would have been like for Vikings/Welsh traders, raiders and villages circa 850-1100. They will be providing us with Viking living history and combat displays throughout the day.The village will be open to the public all day to witness the everyday life of a small band of Vikings in their daily life.
10am The village opens and displays start.
11am Village raid. Vikings attack the village to be driven off by 'local' women. Vikings then regroup and attack, only for village to be rescued by local Welsh prince and his huscarls.
12pm Viking meeting and law court. Involve the public in Jury system and explain about how modern courts and laws are influenced by our Viking ancestors.
3pm 'Show and Tell'. Weapons demonstrations. Shieldwall tactics. Free fights followed by cheer a champion.
This is followed by Kiddie Vike.Where we train your children then unleash them on the vikings sheldwall
These are our main events but throughout the day Warriors will be training and fighting each other in the arena to keep their instincts sharp.