A BRACKNELL students friendly German Schnauzer loves listening to her play bagpipes so much he joins in with her at home.

Family dog Kaspar loves joining in with 12-year-old Poppy when she plays the bagpipes, she decided to play the instrument after embracing her 50 per cent Scottish roots.

Poppy’s dad Nick Willson describes Kaspar as a friendly dog who just loves singing.

He said: “We’ll take Kaspar along and see if he joins in. Visitors can look out for him and he likes a good sing when Poppy is playing. He’s not barking or howling, his ‘notes’ go up and down.

“I suppose dogs are as different as humans they do what they do. We’ve never had a dog before. Kaspar is a super-friendly Schnauzer, a breed originating in Germany.”

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Poppy will be playing as part of the Reading Scottish Pipe Band youth section at the Hurst Show and Country Fayre on June 30.

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Poppy was recruited to be a part of the Reading Scottish Pipe Band by Bill and Lesley Copland when they visited St Nicholas Primary school in Hurst.

Poppy added: “I loved hearing the bagpipes and they let us have a go. I liked the feeling: it’s probably my Scottish blood.

“I like making the sound and playing with everyone, they’re like a family.”

It’s hoped that Kaspar will make an appearance at the Hurst Show and Country Fayre, which will host a range of activities including arena shows featuring search and rescue dogs and birds of prey, an art show, food, craft, gift and plant stalls.

For more information, visit: https://www.hurstshow.uk/.