Puppies and Pimms in Heyshott

C111138-1 JPOS Mid Pimms Pup   Photo Louise Adams  ''Pimms and Puppies - Canine Partners will be hosting their annual event this Saturday from 11.30 at Heyshott.
C111138-1 JPOS Mid Pimms Pup Photo Louise Adams ''Pimms and Puppies - Canine Partners will be hosting their annual event this Saturday from 11.30 at Heyshott.
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MORE than 750 visitors turned out for the annual Puppies and Pimms event at the Heyshott headquarters of the charity Canine Partners and raised more than £4,500.

They were treated to demonstrations of how a canine partner can help someone with a disability, and the charity’s newest recruits lined up to take part in a special puppy show.

Visitors who brought their own four-legged friends had a choice of trying their hand (and paws!) at a special agility course, or entering one of the three classes in the dog show.

Ponies Dotty, Bess and Merlin were kept busy with queues of young children eager to have a ride

There were opportunities for the adults to show their support by either signing up to become a volunteer puppy parent or to join the Adopt a Puppy regular giving scheme which allows the charity to plan for the future while offering the adopter a chance to follow a puppy through its training and onto when it is partnered with a disabled person.