Could your pet be the next face of Suffolk Dog Day?

Could your pet pooch be the face of Suffolk Dog Day 2019? Picture: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IAN

Could your pet pooch be the face of Suffolk Dog Day 2019? Picture: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IAN LIPMAN / REBECCA HORTON - Credit: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IA

The search is on for the paw-fect poster pooch to front Suffolk’s biggest annual canine celebration – following in the furry footsteps of previous stars.

The search is on for Suffolk Dog Day's next cover star Picture: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IAN LI

The search is on for Suffolk Dog Day's next cover star Picture: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IAN LIPMAN / REBECCA HORTON - Credit: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IAN LIPMAN / REBECCA HORTON

Organisers want this year’s Suffolk Dog Day to be the biggest and best yet, after the 2018 event was cancelled due to the hot weather.

Backed by this newspaper and BBC Radio Suffolk, they are kicking things off with a springtime search for a poster dog to promote the 2019 extravaganza, hosted at Helmingham Hall on Sunday, July 28.

“We will be searching high and low across Suffolk’s parks and public places, pet shops and poodle parlours to find the new furry face that fits with everything our event stands for,” said Tim Holder of Suffolk Community Foundation, which organises the event.

Suffolk Dog Day is one of the county’s largest outdoor charity events – to date, it has collected £500,000 for grants, which are then distributed to charities and community groups.

Suffolk Dog Day returns this summer Picture: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IAN LIPMAN / REBECCA HORT

Suffolk Dog Day returns this summer Picture: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IAN LIPMAN / REBECCA HORTON - Credit: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IAN LIPMAN / REBECCA HORTON

For your pet’s chance to steal the show – fronting billboards and posters for the 2019 event – enter their details via the Suffolk Dog Day website.

Join in on social media using the hashtag #SDDSuperstar, and for further information, visit the Suffolk Community Foundation website.

The action-packed event returns in July Picture: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IAN LIPMAN / REBECCA

The action-packed event returns in July Picture: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IAN LIPMAN / REBECCA HORTON - Credit: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IAN LIPMAN / REBECCA HORTON

Do you think your pet would be the pawfect poster pooch? Picture: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IAN

Do you think your pet would be the pawfect poster pooch? Picture: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IAN LIPMAN / REBECCA HORTON - Credit: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IAN LIPMAN / REBECCA HORTON

Suffolk Dog Day is one of the county's biggest canine celebrations Picture: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDA

Suffolk Dog Day is one of the county's biggest canine celebrations Picture: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IAN LIPMAN / REBECCA HORTON - Credit: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IAN LIPMAN / REBECCA HORTON

Last year's Suffolk Dog Day was cancelled due to hot weather, but organisers received praise for put

Last year's Suffolk Dog Day was cancelled due to hot weather, but organisers received praise for putting paws above profit Picture: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IAN LIPMAN / REBECCA HORTON - Credit: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IA

Backed by the EADT, Ipswich Star and BBC Radio Suffolk, Suffolk Community Foundation is searching fo

Backed by the EADT, Ipswich Star and BBC Radio Suffolk, Suffolk Community Foundation is searching for the next furry face to front Suffolk Dog Day Picture: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IAN LIPMAN / REBECCA HORTON - Credit: SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/ IAN LIPMAN / REBECCA HORTON

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