Ren is crowned Essex’s cutest canine 2015!


Ren entered by Laura CampionAFTER hundreds of entries and weeks of voting, we’re pleased to reveal Essex’s Cutest Canine, in association with Festival Leisure Park and Dogs Trust Essex.

We whittled it down to the top 10, and over a thousand of you voted for your favourite canine, and we can now reveal who tipped the top spot.

It’s official – Ren is Essex’s Cutest Canine 2015! Ren (pictured right) is owned by Laura Campion, and takes home a huge prize package including an iFetch automatic ball launcher, two tickets to Discover Dogs at Excel London, full grooming package from The Grooming Room and dog photo shoot with Kristie Lee photography with a DVD and six pictures.

Nana entered by Gill LewisIn second place it’s Crofters Rescue dog Nana (left) entered by Gill Lewis, taking home a Stay over Rover travel bag with goodies and wash and blow dry with The Grooming Room.

And taking third place is Trinity (below) owned by Claire Peat Thompson, awarded two tickets to Discover Dogs at Excel London and a nail trim with The Grooming Room.

Congratulations to all winners, and to all our readers that entered their beloved pet pooches into the competition.

Trinity entered by Claire Peat ThompsonMatthew Chambers, Centre Manager at Festival Leisure Park, said: “A huge congratulations to Ren for being crowned Essex’s Cutest Canine 2015! It was tough choosing the top 10 out of the hundreds of entries we had, and handed it over to our visitors and the general public to choose our top three. We’re thrilled to be supporting Dogs Trust this year, and would encourage anyone looking to welcome a dog into their home to visit the Basildon centre to see the fantastic team and service they offer.”

A spokesperson for Dogs Trust, said: “Dogs Trust is delighted to work with Festival Leisure Park and this competition has shown that Essex is up there for having some of the cutest canines in the country! If there is anyone wanting to add an adorable furry addition to their family, Dogs Trust Basildon is full of dogs of all shapes and sizes who are looking for their forever homes.”

For details on Festival Leisure Park’s partnership with Dogs Trust, visit


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