A Cornish animal charity will be holding its first dog show in two years this weekend.

The National Animal Welfare Trust, Cornwall are holding their first dog show on Sunday September 19, from 12pm-3pm.

The trust, which is located at Wheal Alfred Kennels in Hayle is a rescue and rehoming centre and their work focuses on helping to find new homes for the homeless cats and dogs of Cornwall, finding new and loving homes for around 250 animals per year.

A spokesperson for the National Animal Welfare Trust said: "It is important to us to make this event as inclusive as possible.

"With it being our first dog show in 2 years due to the pandemic, our main priority is to welcome anyone and everyone, and any and every dog!

"Any size, any shape, any breed, any mix… all are welcome!

"As well as a fun dog show with categories such as Most Marvelous Male, Most Fabulous Female, Waggiest Tail, Dog Who Looks Most Like Their Owner and lots more!

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"We will be having a BBQ on site, refreshments, ice cream, cake and stalls… so you can even come along and enjoy the atmosphere if you don’t have a dog!"

This year, the dog show will be sponsored by ‘Bobs Rocks’, who have been raising money for the centre during the national lockdowns, painting rocks with portraits of people’s dogs and hiding them for people to then find and re-hide.

Bobs Rocks have also sponsored a keep cup for the winner of Best In Show and a plaque will also be kept at the centre.

Parking will be available on site on the day.

Entry is £1 per class and guests can enter as many as they wish.

There is no entry charge to the event itself.

All the money raised on the day will be used to help with the running costs of the centre its work in rehoming the homeless pets of Cornwall.