Take a look at this collection of adorable pictures of hounds of all breeds taken by photographer Sarah Farnsworth at the Wales and Border Counties Hound Show at Builth Wells last week (29 June 2017)
The full report from the show will be in the 13 July 2017 issue of Horse & Hound magazine
Champion Welsh hound Llanwnnen Farmers Dafydd was a bundle of energy and fun all day – here he is chomping on his champion’s rosette
The North Cotswold’s smart winning two-couple: Devon, Denton, Rallywood and Ragdale
Beagle doghound champion Derby, Notts and Staffs Poldark moves well across the ring
This hound decides his place is in the ring and takes matters into his own hands
The Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn’s hounds receive their supporters’ appreciation
The two Fellhound champions, Coniston Dreamer (left) and Coniston Dealer, are littler brother and sister and greet each other fondly
Welsh champion hound Llanwnnen Farmers Dafydd again — so fluffy!
Overall beagle champion Derby, Notts and Staffs Poldark about to get a kiss
A lovely model of a hound: bitch champion and overall champion English foxhound North Cotswold Dervish
South Shropshire Saga keeps his eyes on the boss
A wonderful sight — the Welsh ring in full flow
Has this beagle spotted the ice-cream van?
What do you think this Fellhound from the Conwy Valley is saying?
This Fellhound gets some love
This beagle looks a little nonplussed to be removed from the action
Showing Welsh hounds is done very differently to English hounds, whom the judges like to see on the move
This beagle is keen for a biscuit
Hounds from the Duke of Beaufort’s (green coat) and the North Cotswold (red) run off to decide a class