Saturday 31st May & Sunday 1st June 2025 | Burley Park, The New Forest


It’s a day out dedicated to our four-legged friends and packed full of canine approved entertainment. With paw-dropping arena displays, heaps of ‘have a go’ activities for your pooch, live music and treats for everyone.


Photo of a dog jumping through burning hoops at Dogstival festival.

Naturo Main Arena

Packed full of displays including the Paws For Thought Display Team, the all-action Little Nippers & Terriers Racing and Battle of the Sniffers scent work competition.

Photo of people enjoying the sun at Dogstival festival.

Top Dawg Show Ring

Home to our Fun Dog Show and the Dogstival Sports Day. There’ll be heaps of activity you and your dog can join in with.

A live show being performed at Dogstival festival.

Canine MOT Centre

A stage dedicated to canine health and wellbeing. Pick up a few tips from the experts on how to keep your pooch in tip-top condition.

A dog running through an agility tunnel at Dogstival festival.

Get Your Paws Involved

Dogstival is packed full of things your dog can get their paws involved with. With flyball, agility, scent work plus diving and splash pools for pooches that love the water!

A woman sat down hugging her two pugs at Dogstival festival.

The Muddy Paws Tavern

We’ve pawtnered up with the lovely Dog Furiendly to create the ultimate watering hole dedicated to our four-legged friends. With talks, street performers, dog bingo and the Big Pup Quiz.

Live music at Dogstival festival.

Hound Dog Music Stage

Get into the festival vibe with some paw tapping live music across the weekend. We’ll have soul, blues, Motown, folk and country, plus a surprise or two!

Fun Dog Show

The Dogstival Fun Dog Show is back and it’s time to strut your stuff. The fun dog show isn’t about best in breed but just for giggles. We have 9 classes and rosette for every entry! Sold out for 2024

Breed Meets

Back by popular demand join other owners and their pups for our Breed Meets at The Muddy Paws Tavern. It's a brilliant chance to meet, socialize and relax


We’re all paws go for dogs who just love the water. With giant dog diving pools and splash pools, perfect for a cool down or taking a little paddle.


Our Face of Dogstival competition is now closed. Thanks so much to all the amazing dogs who entered. Delighted to announce this year's winner is Rosie!! She is definately living her best life Doggy Style!


With so much to sniff out at Dogstival. Plan your doggy day out with our handy map and this year's Festival Programme! Designed by the brilliant Tanya March illustrations. And take a look at our arena schedules so you don't miss any of the action.


The New Forest National Park is our home and a very special place. As part of our on-going commmitment to be kind to the planet Dogstival is proud to announce that for the first year EVER the event will be partially powered Solar & battery technology! Working with the brilliant Junk-O-Saurus again who help us to recycle almost 60% of ALL our event waste and the wonderful Litter Pickers of the New Forest to keep the event site clean and tidy

Proudly working with

Animal Friends pet insurance logo.
Dog Furiendly logo.
Naturo natural pet food logo.
The Montagu Arms logo.
New Forest Cottages logo.

Thank you to our
Headline sponsor

We are very excited to be headline sponsors for Dogstival for the 2nd year running! Naturo Pet Foods is the No.1 Natural Wet dog food brand in the UK and has been since 2017*. The range is 100% natural, with added vitamins and minerals helping to support your pet’s health.  (*IRI Grocery Retail, September 2023).


Set in the heart of the New Forest National Park, Burley is the quintessential postcard village with roaming ponies and grazing deer.
Within easy reach just off the A31, it’s the pawfect excuse to pup-grade to a dog friendly weekend away. Taking in the fun and excitement of Dogstival then heading off to explore acres of historic forest or our ‘secret’ 40 mile stunning coastline and beaches.

From swish hotels, cosy cottages or getting back to nature at one of the campsites nestled in the forest.

Two people walking their dogs in the forest, holding hands.

Fancy Joining
The festival fun?

There’s no business like dog business so if you’re in the doggy industry and want to tell thousands of dog-lovers about what you sell, then we’d love to hear from you.

You could also be a delicious food trader or have a business that could perform on one of our stages. If you’re keen to get involved then Dogstival HQ would love to hear from you!

Pug sat on a small beach chair at Dogstival festival.


Do you have a question? We’ve hopefully got the answer!