Top Dawg Show Ring

For Dogstival 2021 we've created a new arena that will host our Fun Dog Show, a chance to meet rare breeds and special puppy behavioural sessions. Plus you can learn how to teach your dogs a few tricks that will be sure to impress their canine friends!

What To Expect?

What To Expect?

The Top Dawg Ring is all about having fun, being interactive with your dog, meeting rare breeds and learning about all things canine. Oh, and taking part in our Fun Dog Show!!

Hosted by dog trainer and Crufts Champion Jodie Forbes along with her ‘Team Crazelpup’, who’ll be focusing on tips for all those lockdown puppies and showing you how to teach your dogs a few fun tricks.

We’ve rare breeds joining us, including the Southern Leonberger Carting Group, the Eastleigh Newfoundlands, Huskies and all the way from Japan the Nihon Ken breed.

Put your paws together for...


  • 10am - 10.20am Eastleigh Working Newfoundland Display
  • 10.30am - 11am Jodie Crazel Pup - Teach a Dog New Tricks?
  • 11am - 11.20am Meet The Leonbergers
  • 11.30am - 12.15pm Fun Dog Show - Classes 1-4
  • 12.30pm - 1pm Jodie Crazelpup - Puppy Training Fun
  • 1.30pm - 1.50pm Eastleigh Working Newfoundland Display
  • 2pm - 2.45pm Fun Dog Show - Classes 5-8
  • 3pm - 3.20pm Meet The Leonbergers
  • 3.30pm - 4pm Jodie Crazelpup 
Fun Dog Show

Fun Dog Show

Let’s face it, everyone thinks their dog rocks!

So, what better place to show off the best ‘botty wiggle’ or ‘cleverest trick’ when the crowd’s are watching and the pressure of our Fun Dog Show is in full swing?!

Staged in our new Top Dawg Show Ring, we’ll have categories for dogs of all breads and the scruffier or cheekier the better!

To enter your dog into one of the Fun Dog Show categories costs £5 and all the proceeds get split equally between our fantastic charities.

Show Categories are….

  1. Best Rescue
  2. Lockdown Puppy
  3. Child Handler
  4. Best Trick
  5. Dogs Who Look Like Their Owners (or a celeb?)
  6. Best Festival Dress
  7. Lockdown Hero
  8. Best In Show
Team Crazelpup

Team Crazelpup

Led by the super impressive Jodie Forbes, a 24 year old dog trainer with 15 years training experience. She competes in agility, hoopers and freestyle to music, but has also dabbled in breed showing, disc dog, handling, flyball, obedience, scentwork, tracking and mantrailing.

In 2020 Jodie was awarded the Inspirational Young Person award at Crufts. She’s worked with hundreds of different dog, trained media dogs for brands such as Amazon, Land Rover and Stella McCartney and my border terriers have won eight first places at Crufts in multiple activities from 2011-2020 and performed internationally.

Multi-talented Jodie will be showing you how to teach your dogs a few tricks, in fact, she’s got more tricks than a wizard’s pocket!

Check the programme guide for live show timings!

Fun Dog Show

There’s nothing better than a good old fashioned dog show but we think in these days of equality, that it’s more than just looking pretty or being from pedigree stock. Join us for our fun dog show with prizes for all across eight categories. Stay tuned for more!

Meet The Breeds

Meet the breeds… join the pack with the Watermill Wolves, Leonberger display team, Husky Team Cold Feet and Japanese rare breed Association of the Nihon Ken


Pure Happiness

Such a great day out, pure happiness throughout the place and such fun activities for the dogs!, can’t wait for next year

Dogstival 2020

Abbie Conn


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