11:27AM, Wednesday 18 May 2016
Dog lovers and their canine friends will take over Windsor Great Park on Saturday as the town hosts the Battersea Dogs & Cats Home’s Muddy Dog Challenge.
The obstacle course, which features a 5km route including mud-filled trenches and a canine crawl, is the first of its kind where people can take part alongside their pets.
The event, which will be taking place in Windsor for the first time, is aiming to raise money to support Battersea’s work caring for thousands of abandoned dogs and cats.
Bud the Greyhound Collie, who has been at the charity’s Old Windsor centre for more than 800 days, will also be taking on the challenge.
Kaye Mughal, centre manager at Battersea Old Windsor, said: “This dog friendly event is a great way for local residents and those from further afield to get competing, have fun and raise some money for our animals.”
Registration for the event closes today (Wednesday).
Visit www.battersea.org.uk/muddydog to sign up.
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