A DOG show in Runcorn has been hailed a success.

It was the first of a range of special events at Murdishaw Community Centre in Barnfield Avenue.

Free dog microchipping was available and neutering vouchers were distributed.

Animal lovers were invited to enter their pups into a contest.

Alex Carter’s dog, Pip, won a prize for having the brightest eyes.

Other highlights incouded hoopla, a scarecrow competition, owls and a tombola.