Dog High Jump

Diesel with owner Dermott Walker makes new show record!
Diesel with owner Dermott Walker make new show record! Photo credit Ashlie Hill – Hobart Photographic Society
Congratulations to 2019 winner Diesel with his handler Dermot Walker for his record breaking jump of 2.47 metres!

Always hugely popular is the Dog High Jump Competition. It’s highly entertaining to watch and often surprising how high they can jump!

Open to all Country Canines, Town Hounds and Backyard Bitzers. Come and put your jumping abilities to the test on show day!

DOG HIGH-JUMP: Judging from 1:00pm in front of the grandstand.

Chief Steward: TBA

COST: $5 per category

Categories: Williams Mitre 10

1. Best small dog (under 50cm)

2. Best large dog (over 50cm)

3. Working Dog

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: Dogs must be on site and registered by 12:00pm. Dogs are to be registered at the Secretary’s Box on show day. NB: ALL dogs must have council registration details on the day and be kept on a lead until it’s their turn to jump. Dogs can have a handler encourage them over the jump but they must not help the dog over the jump or the dog will be disqualified. Judges/Committee decision is final. 

To enter or enquire please email

Bullet defends his title
Bullet Defends his title. Photo credit: Ashlie Hill – Hobart Photographic Society.