Obedient dogs around the UK are being asked to join a Guinness
World Record attempt for the 'Largest Simultaneous Dog Stay'
organised by the Kennel Club on Friday 8th August at 6pm at the
International Agility Festival.
The Kennel Club is calling for dogs that are able to stay for
two minutes or more to take part in the Guinness World Record
attempt with their owners at the International Agility Festival in
Rockingham, Northamptonshire for the festival's
The stay is two minutes and dogs can either be sitting or lying
down in the upright position, i.e. not on its side or back. The
record will be attempted by a group of dogs and handlers and will
be measured by the number of dogs. People are able to compete with
more than one dog.
Caroline Kisko, Kennel Club Secretary, said: "In celebration of
the International Agility Festival's 10th anniversary we are hoping
to break the record. The current record is 627 dogs and we are
calling for those who are sure their dog is able to do the two
minute stay to get involved."
"No matter what your dog takes part in, whether that is agility,
showing, obedience or working trials, we would like you to take
part to promote the benefits of well-trained dogs and responsible
The Kennel Club International Agility Festival, which is kindly
supported by CSJ Specialist Canine Feeds, will feature around 2,500
dogs of all types, sizes and experience levels competing across 15
agility rings, with dogs jumping and weaving their way around the
various courses. The festival is the world's largest agility
festival and sees competitors from all over the world travel to
For anyone who is interested in taking part in the Guinness
World Record attempt please fill in your details here https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/IAFdogstay.
The festival is free to enter but there is a £5 parking charge. The
Kennel Club is asking people to arrive at the exercise area near to
the companion dog ring from 5.15pm to give everyone enough time to
get into place. Everyone who takes part will automatically enter a
raffle with one winner winning £500.
For more information on the festival, visit www.thekennelclub.org.uk/agilityfestival.