The Great Canine Caper!

Sunday 11th September 10am-5pm

Escot Country Park, Ottery St. Mary in Devon

Full details for the 2016 event will be available soon – in the meantime you can see below for details of the 2015 event…

The Great Canine Caper at Escot 2015 was a great success. After expenses we raised a wonderful £2,500 for The Greyhound Sanctuary – thank you so much to all those who attended – you made it a fantastic event and the weather was glorious!  The dog show brought in the most money with some huge classes which made it very difficult for the judge to choose just 6 dogs to win the rosettes as they were all so lovely.

Here are some lovely photos taken by Sam Baker for us during the dog show:

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Here are some of the lucky winners from some of the classes:

Best Veteran – Annie

Best Biscuit catcher – Albert

Best rescue –  Rosie

Prettiest bitch – Lexi

Best fancy dress – Bride & Groom (Chihuahuas)

Longest legs – Charlie (Borzoi)

Black beauty –  Star

Best trick –  beagle Bonnie

Dog judge most like to take home – Albert (French Bulldog)

Best in Show was Maisie (lovely black & white rescue greyhound) – shown below:

Rosie - Best in Show

Maisie – Best in Show


Note: details below relate to the 2015 show to give you an idea of what the 2016 show will include:

All dog breeds, dog owners and dog lovers welcome!


Join us for a great day out at The Great Canine Caper at Escot Country Estate near Ottery St Mary in Devon. Please come along and help us raise money for The Greyhound Sanctuary.

Lots of fun and activities including:

  • Sponsored Dog Walk
  • Amazing Dog Agility Display
  • Fun Dog Show
  • Grand Prize Draw
  • Trade & Charity Stalls
  • Hot Food & Ice Creams
  • Refreshments including local Exe Valley Brewery!

We can’t wait to see you and your ‘great canines’ there…

The fun dog show schedule is now available for downloading.  We still need sponsors for some classes so if you would like to sponsor one, the minimum sponsorship is only £10, then please get in touch.

Click here to download the Event Timetable & Fun Dog Show Classes

If you would like to take part in the sponsored dog walk and raise some funds either for The Greyhound Sanctuary or another charity of your choice, please download the sponsorship form.

Click here to download the Sponsored Dog Walk Sponsorship Form

To book your trade stall or for more information please click here to contact us or call us on 01392 686 001.