Calling all pet owners!

Maybe your dog is an ace at catching a frisbee, or your cat can open drawers in your kitchen? Perhaps your alpaca could win beauty contests, or your fish can swim backwards?

Announcing the first Downside Virtual Pet Show!

Categories: Caught in the Act | Best Dressed |  Waggiest Tail (video only)  |  Action Shot / Video | Too Adorable For Words | Grumpiest / Supervillain | Most Distinguished Senior | Top Tricks | Most Unusual Name | Most Interesting Markings

There will be prizes for the winner of each category and rosettes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

One animal per person, per category.
Your entry must be your own pet/animal.
All animals entered must be healthy and happy (exception for grumpy cats).
Mr Hobbs is the judge, and his decision is final.

NB: The competition is open to the entire Downside community as well as pupils from our feeder schools and new pupils for September 2021.

Entries can be in the form of a video (Max 30 seconds) or a photo. Please send your entries to or ask your House Master or Mistress to share them with Mrs Ward Murphy in the Marketing Department. Please include the name and age of your pet and your chosen category.

Deadline for entries: Monday 17th May 2021