Dogfest is returning this summer for another amazing weekend, which is sure to get your tails wagging.


There are a variety of activities, for you and your dog to enjoy. Take part in returning favourites; Dog Diving, Hay Bale Racing, Agility and Temptation Alley. Or enjoy the Brand New; Big Dog Dig, Dog Yoga, Fido’s Lido, Obedience Challenge and Musical Statues. Get together for the Great Dog Walk, kick-started by either Professor Noel Fitzpatrick or Clare Balding, and enter the Fun Dog Show where your dog could be in with the chance of winning ‘Best in Show’!


Enjoy spectacular displays in the Activity Arena, with a variety of demonstrations from the UK’s most exciting dog teams. Watch these talented tails as they twirl during dog dancing, leap through rings of fire and hurtle down zip wires. You can also see some of the amazing working dogs whose extraordinary talents transform people’s lives for the better.


Spoil your pooches (and yourself!), with the variety of bespoke gifts on offer. Treat yourself to a delicious spread of festival food and drinks, and listen to live music on the Main Stage.


Get up to date with all the latest doggy health, from training techniques and first aid skills to nutritional advice and exercise needs. The main stage will host a number of obedience demonstrations for you to brush up on your tricks. You can also visit the Puppy Park, complied of three zones; Exploration, Chill and Training – it is the perfect place to speak to the experts, share notes and learn more about your new family member.


DogFest promises a weekend of summer fun for children as well as dogs! While the kids can have a go at activities throughout the festival, you can also watch them burn off steam at the Kid’s Area. There will be lots of fun and games on offer, including an Obstacle Course where children can join their furry friend in jumping over hay bales, scrambling under nets and weaving through poles.