Wet noses and waggy tails invited to Royal Marines 2018 Commando Challenge

PUBLISHED: 17:00 21 October 2018

New for this year's Commando Challenge  is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2879. Picture: Terry Ife

New for this year's Commando Challenge is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2879. Picture: Terry Ife

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Mucky paws joined muddy faces when this year’s Royal Marines Commando Challenge welcomed four-legged friends to take part.

New for this year's Commando Challenge  is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2904. Picture: Terry IfeNew for this year's Commando Challenge is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2904. Picture: Terry Ife

Dogs and their owners braved Sunday’s stormy weather to showcase their furry friends in a collection of fun dog show classes including, fastest treat eater, best mongrel, most adorable golden oldie, the cutest puppy, or dog performing the best trick.

The dog show, a new addition for the Commando Challenge and sponsored by Corner House Vets, Exmouth, was organised after noticing the number of dogs in previous years brought along by spectators cheering on competitors.

The Commando Challenge mud run gives entrants an authentic experience, taking on the same endurance course tackled by Royal Marine recruits vying to earn the coveted Green Beret.

Entrants are pitted against gruelling and challenging obstacles, many including immersion in water, on Woodbury Common, while raising money for The Royal Marines Charity and the Devon Air Ambulance.

New for this year's Commando Challenge  is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2899. Picture: Terry IfeNew for this year's Commando Challenge is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2899. Picture: Terry Ife

New for this year's Commando Challenge  is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2896. Picture: Terry IfeNew for this year's Commando Challenge is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2896. Picture: Terry Ife

New for this year's Commando Challenge  is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2894. Picture: Terry IfeNew for this year's Commando Challenge is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2894. Picture: Terry Ife

New for this year's Commando Challenge  is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2892. Picture: Terry IfeNew for this year's Commando Challenge is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2892. Picture: Terry Ife

New for this year's Commando Challenge  is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2884. Picture: Terry IfeNew for this year's Commando Challenge is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2884. Picture: Terry Ife

New for this year's Commando Challenge  is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2880. Picture: Terry IfeNew for this year's Commando Challenge is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2880. Picture: Terry Ife

New for this year's Commando Challenge  is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2875. Picture: Terry IfeNew for this year's Commando Challenge is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2875. Picture: Terry Ife

New for this year's Commando Challenge  is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2873. Picture: Terry IfeNew for this year's Commando Challenge is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2873. Picture: Terry Ife

New for this year's Commando Challenge  is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2868. Picture: Terry IfeNew for this year's Commando Challenge is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2868. Picture: Terry Ife

New for this year's Commando Challenge  is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2872. Picture: Terry IfeNew for this year's Commando Challenge is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2872. Picture: Terry Ife

New for this year's Commando Challenge  is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2866. Picture: Terry IfeNew for this year's Commando Challenge is a dog show run by Corner House Vets. Ref exe 42 18TI 2866. Picture: Terry Ife

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