IT was waggy tails all round when all 20 dogs entered into the good citizen awards at Malmesbury and District Dog Club.

Chairman Rae Jones said it was the first time that all the dogs entered had passed, and the first time members had been entered into the gold award.

The club, which meets weekly at Charlton Village Hall, entered ten dogs for the bronze award, three for silver and seven for gold.

The awards were judged by the Kennel Trust which set strict guidelines for the obediency level required for each tier. The tests included making a dog remain sitting while the owner went out of sight.

Mrs Jones said: "The aim is to train the dogs to be a pleasure to the owner and good with the public. That is why they are called good citizen awards."

Mike Vine from the Kennel Trust, who was the judge, said standards were high for a small club.

Each of the dog owners was presented with a certificate and rosette.

The club has a wide variety of dog breeds including spaniels, collies, labradors and a German shepherd.