Crammed full of canine approved entertainment
We’ve got shows to watch, things to learn, activities to try, toys to buy and delicious treats to taste. Find out what’s on at Dogstival.
Naturo Main Arena
Packed full of displays including the Paws For Thought Display Team, the all-action Little Nippers & Terriers Racing where dogs are welcomed into the arena for a heap of canine chaos chasing the lure.
New for this year is our Battle of the Sniffers scent work competition. Breeds will battle it out in our scent course to be crowned ‘Top Sniffer’.
We’ll have our ever-popular ‘Heads & Tails’ lunchtime quiz.
Stay tuned for more announcements!
Top Dawg Show Ring
Home to our Fun Dog Show with categories from the fun and silly to ones that tug on our heart strings. It’s £5 to enter which is donated and shared amongst our amazing charities.
It’s an Olympic summer so let the games begin with our Dogstival Sports Day. There’ll be heaps of activity you and your dog can join in with from sack races to ‘ball & spoon’
Canine MOT Centre
A stage dedicated to canine health and wellbeing of your four-legged best friend.
You’ll pick up tips from the experts on how to keep your pooch in tip-top condition and hear from our charity partners or dog organsations about all the great work they do.
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.
Everything is free except the K9 Dog Diving Pool.
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.
Stocked with dog beer and treats, the Tavern is a place to relax and take in expert talks, join our Breed Meets or test your skills with dog bingo.
Our Big Pup Quiz hosted by Wave 105’s Mark Collins with prizes up for grabs.
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, country and pop classics.
Stay tuned for the full line up coming soon!
Fun Dog Show
Does your pooch love to show off and strut their stuff?
Maybe they’ve a trick up their paw or you think they deserve the limelight! There are 9 classes each day with £5 entry which goes to charity.
We’ll have new categories for this year, so keep an nose out for more announcements!”
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. Whilst we can’t cover every breed this year we have tried to group together some breeds so more can join the fun! Don’t forget to share your photos with us!
CALLING ALL WATER DOGS
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.
Dan the hat Circus Skills & comedy show
Need your funny bone tickled with some madcap comedy mayhem? The head over to see Dan the Hat who’ll be entertaining the crowds in his own infectious style across the festival weekend.
Dan will also be running impromptu and circus workshops for little budding entertainers.
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