The World of Dogs is a dedicated area for every dog lover. With arena displays, fun dog shows and the gun dog multi scurry and there is plenty for your dog to take part in and enjoy!

Fun Dog Show

Waggy Tails – Fun Dog Show

Twenty classes for dogs of any breed, size or age. From junior handlers through to prettiest bitch, waggiest tail and the infamous fancy dress class, there is something for every dog.

Classes cost £1.50 to enter (bookings taken all day). Judging starts at 1.30pm. Our aim is to put the FUN back into dog shows. We do not take ourselves seriously at all, so don’t worry if your dog doesn’t either!

Please note fancy dress for you and your dog optional – Good Luck


Working Test

Have a go – Working Test

RTB Gundog Training and Events will be hosting “Have a Go” at Simulated Elements from a Working Test

RTB will be offering an opportunity to have a go at a selection of simulated working tests at Sandringham this year after a very successful Burghley Game and Country Fair in May 2023. It will be open to everyone to try with their dogs in a relaxed and enjoyable environment.

A selection of dummy retrieves will be on offer including a water retrieve. (This will not be run under Club/Society or Kennel Club rules and and is not a competition)

This is suitable for all breeds of dog that can retrieve a dummy from beginner, through novice to experienced pairings of dog and handler.

Test your skills of handling and enjoy “having a go” with your dog.

Dog Agility

Have a go AGILITY 

Come along with your dog, no experience necessary.

Our instructors will guide you around our flowing course over jumps, through tunnels and over the dog walk. Fenced and gated rings, suitable for dogs 12 months and over.

Working Test
Dog Agility

Have a go HOOPERS

This activity is great fun and ideal for dogs of all ages from puppies (4 months plus) to the senior dogs. No experience necessary as our instructors will explain everything and help you navigate your dog around the course. We have hoops to run under, tunnels to run through and barrels to run round. Fenced and gated ring.

Gundog Multi-scurry

Gundog Multi-Scurry

Davina and James of Jixenwell Gundogs are excited to return to Living Heritage Events Sandringham Game and Country Fair on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September to run the Gundog Scurry. They have a fantastic line up for anyone wishing to take part with their dog, of any breed from Labradors, Spaniels and all other Gundogs, to those not of the Gundog world including but not limited to Collies, Lurcher types, even Frenchies and Cockerpoos.

For Saturday’s events there will be a Long Retrieve, a Bales run and a Multi Pick Up with timed competitions for the fastest time in the categories of Novice (beginners) and Open (for any dog that has won a Novice event at a scurry, Working Test or Working Trial). Prizes and rosettes for 1st to 3rd place. 

Sunday there will the Long Retrieve and the Bales run with again timed competitions for Novice and Open competitors. There will also be the first ever Jixenwell Challenge event which will feature a series of timed retrieves testing the competitors of their retrieval work, distance control, distraction work and hunting ability. This is an inclusive event so any level of ability can enter. Although you can run the Challenge as many times as you would like, only your first entry will be accepted for the Challenge Competition. Prizes and Rosettes for the top 4 fastest competitors of the day. 1st Place will take home the Jixenwell Challenge Shield which will be the winners to keep for a year. Prizes have kindly been donated from Sporting Saint Gundog Equipment, Gilbertson and Paige and Snooziedog plus many more.

Aubrey Ladyman 2024 Champion

2024 Kennel Club Spaniel Championship Winner

Aubury Ladyman winner of the 2024 Kennel Club Spaniel Championship will be in the arena working alongside Paul Makepeace with their gundog demonstration.

Aubury won the championship with his spaniel FTCh Rosebay Meadow – known at home as Bella – was awarded first place in the competition, which saw 55 talented English Spinger Spaniels tested on their natural working ability.

Come along and watch this champion at work with his dogs, not just an expert but a winning champion.

Cuvana Gundogs

WhipCurl Canine Resolve & Rare Breed Gundogs

Judy Hempstead of WhipCurl Canine Resolve has been running gundog demonstrations, training sessions, parades & gundog pavilions for the Minority Gundog Breeds

Individual Minor Breeds

We have a variety of minor breeds, from manchester terriers through Australian terriers, Otterhounds and Lancashire Heelers to name but a few. Come and meet some of these lesser known breeds; make a new friend and ask their expert and enthusiastic handlers any questions you might have.

Doggy Shopping

Your dog will want you to do some shopping around the World Of Dogs Arena where we have every possible treat for the well deserving pampered pooch, as well as a few for their owners!


Minor Breeds Marquee.

Come along and see the various minors breeds in our World of Dogs section of the show. This includes dogs that are professionally breed with some rare and unusual types from long haired, short, curly haired, small dogs, big dogs and all different types fo dogs.

Some of which often exhibit at Cruft’s and other recognised dog breed events.

It’s a great chance to visit them and learn about the different breeds, met the owners and get advice.

Please note breeds may vary from show to show

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