If you’re looking for activities to do with your dog this summer, you can’t go past a good old dog show!

There’s dozens of agricultural shows and festivals on all around the country throughout the summer months; and dogs can be a part of them with pet corners and dog shows at almost every country show or festival. Check out the summer calendar of agricultural show events at www.irishshows.org. This could keep you and your pooch busy for the entire summer!

The Cork Summer Show is on this weekend (20-21 June) with loads of entertainment for the family, including a dog show on both days. The good news is that your dog doesn’t have to be a professional show dog – anything from funny or charming to cute or tricky ticks a box. And the winners go on to the Grand Finale at the ‘Paw Fest’ & IKC Dog Show on the 19th of July.

If you’re more into a stroll in the park than a dog show, PAWS Animal Rescue are holding a sponsored walk ‘PAWS in the Park’ on Sunday, June 28th, 2015. Check out the details here http://paws.ie/paws-in-the-park-2015/

And if you want to go completely wild and leave the country all together there’s an International Agility Festival in the UK where you can experience the world of agility events for dogs – check it out here http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/events/international-agility-festival/

Petinsure.ie wish you, your dog and family a happy and healthy summer affair!