Upcoming events

April 2019

  • Spring and Plant Fair

    United Reformed Church, Colwyn Avenue, Rhos on Sea, LL28 4RA.  10.00am - 12.30pm

    Following the success of our inaugural Plant Fair last year we have decided to repeat it again this year.  In addition to lots of plants and garden accessories on sale, there will be a Raffle, Tombola, Cake Stall, Craft Stalls, Dog Accessories, Toys & Books, Bric a Brac, Spring Hampers Prize Draw and more.  Entry will be £1.00 and include Tea/Coffee and Biscuit.

  • That Dog Fun Dog Show

    That Dog Fun Dog Show, The Tivoli, Brunswick Road, Buckley, Flintshire, CH7 2EF. 

    We will have a stall at this indoor dog show, where there will also be Dogs Trust Training Sessions, Dog Grooming, Animal Handling and Talks, Stalls, Activities and Refreshments.

    11.00am - 4.00pm

May 2019

  • Hector's Sponsored Walk - The Old Racecourse Common

    The Old Racecourse Common, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 7PL. 11:00-13:00

    This is our favourite location for a Hector’s Walk, and May is a particularly wonderful time in this beautiful setting with the bluebells in bloom. The Racecourse is situated on the B4580 Road to Llansilin from Oswestry. From the town centre follow the road out of the town and up the steep hill for about 2 miles. At the crest of the hill follow the signs to the Racecourse Common.

    The Racecourse Common was a popular venue for horse racing until 1848. The figure of eight circuit is about a mile and half long and offers spectacular views over Shropshire and Wales.

    All breed dogs are welcome ( on leads please ) and of course, anyone without a dog is very welcome to join us. We respectfully ask that you clean up after your dogs and do everything you can to preserve this beautiful area as we found it.

    Basic refreshments of tea/ coffee & cake etc will be on sale. Sponsor forms are available below, or just join us if you can’t collect sponsors and give a small donation on the day. All donations/sponsors will go to Hector’s Greyhound Rescue.

  • RSPCA Dog Show

    RSPCA Dog Show, Bryn y Maen, Colwyn Bay, LL28 5EJ. 11.00am - 4.00pm,

    We will once again be attending this family friendly event. In addition to the fun dog classes, there will be a dog agility course, games, tombola, stalls, barbeque and refreshments. There will also be plenty of Hector's Hounds in attendance.

June 2019

  • Deganwy Prom Day

    Deganwy Prom Day, Deganwy Beach, Deganwy, Conwy. 11.00am - 4.00pm, 

    This is a lovely family event situated right on the sea shore which includes a Fun Dog Show, Dancing Displays, Children's Sports Day, Games, Music, a large of variety of Stalls, Food & Refreshments and many local charities, including Hector's.

  • Oswestry Market Dog Show

    Hector’s Greyhound Rescue are hosting a Fun Dog Show in the middle of the vibrant town market in the heart of Oswestry on Saturday 8th June 10:00am -1.00pm at the Bailey Head Market.

    This is a really enjoyable, friendly event with fun classes and games for all dog breeds. £1 entry with rosettes for 1st - 3rd place.
    Oswestry Market is a dog friendly place to visit with a great variety of stalls to browse with dog friendly refreshments and even a dog friendly pup.

    Could your dog win the Oswestry Market Dog 2019 judged by Oswestry Market Manager David Clough ? or could you win the fun Musical Hoops game ? There are classes for everyone to enter.

    Please keep all dogs on a lead and under control. This is a fun, friendly event but there is a busy Market going on around us.

  • Great Global Greyhound Walk 2019

    The Great Global Greyhound Walk is an annual dog-walking event that aims to raise the profile of rescued and retired (ex-racing) greyhounds, showing the world what beautiful companions these dogs make. This year’s walk is Sunday 9th June 2019.

    The event involves hundreds of organised walks. Hector's Greyhound Rescue has arranged a walk at Loggerheads Country Park. More details can be found at:

    Hector's Great Global Greyhound Walk 2019

July 2019

  • Companion Dog Show and Family Fun Day

    Companion Dog Show and Family Fun Day, Bellis Brothers Garden Centre, Holt, Wrexham, LL13 9YU. 10.00am - 4.00pm

    This dog show comprises Pedigree Classes and Novelty Classes and is in aid of The Nightingale Hospice. Last year our very own George won 3rd place out of 35 entrants in the Most Handsome Male Class! And Manny was also 3rd in the Veteran Dog Class. In addition there will be entertainment, face painting, refreshments and lots of stalls.

August 2019

  • Hector’s Annual Fun Dog Show

    Cremorne Gardens, Ellesmere, Shropshire SY12 0LZ (by the lake). 12:00 - 15:00

    Hector’s Annual Fun Dog Show is our most popular event which gets bigger and better each year. It is a chance for everyone to show off your gorgeous dogs what ever their breed. There will be two rings - one for sighthounds and another ring for all other dog breeds, with fun classes for all to enter including a fun game of musical hoops which is always very popular.

    Rosettes and prizes will be given for 1st - 3rd place and Best in Show in both rings. Judging commences 12 noon. £1.50p per entry payable in the ring.

    This is a beautiful setting for a dog show beside the lake in Ellesmere; it is a really enjoyable, relaxed afternoon. Food and drink refreshment stalls will be available or bring a deck chair and a picnic and sit back and enjoy the show. There will also be lots of stalls for you to browse including Hector’s merchandise stall.

November 2019

  • Christmas Fair,

    Christmas Fair, United Reformed Church, Colwyn Avenue, Rhos on Sea, LL28 4RA. 10.00am - 12.30pm

    Our ever-popular Christmas Fair returns. This is a good opportunity to start your Christmas shopping. There will be our Raffle, Tombola, Cakes & Preserves, Christmas Stall, Craft Stall, Dog Accessories, Toys & Books, Bric a Brac, Name The Teddy Game, Christmas Hampers Prize Draw, and of course, our Christmas Cards and Calendars will be on sale. Entry is £1.00 and includes Tea/Coffee and a Mince Pie/Biscuit.