record bid by dog owners near Burnham thwarted by heatwave
bid to beat the world record for the most dog owners taking part
in a simultaneous stay was beaten by the weather on Sunday (July
owners group Little Orchard had asked people to visit the Oaktree
Speedway arena near Burnham to join the attempt to beat the current
Guinness World Record of 650 dogs.
organisers were hoping to exceed that number, but in the end there
were around 150 dogs at the crucial time.
are disappointed not to have set a new record, but we are grateful
to all those dog owners who did take part," organiser Stuart
Lindsey told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
weather was incredibly hot today and I think that a lot of people
were put off by the heat."
the multiple-class dog show, Crufts agility final winner Anthony
Clarke also brought an agility team to demonstrate at the event
and raise money for the team to represent Great Britain overseas.