Dogfest: The UK's favourite dog-friendly festival is back

25 May 2022 04:13
Published by: Scott Callan

DogFest is back and is bigger and better than ever! This absolute must-attend event for dog lovers and pet owners alike is a fun filled day to treat yourself and your most precious four-legged friend.

Taking place in the stunning Tatton Hall, in Cheshire on the 18th and 19th June, DogFest, in partnership with ManyPets, is a the ultimate dog-friendly festival and guarantees a day full of special guests (the human and four-legged kind), activities, and fun for all.

The mammoth festival sees over 150 shopping stands and over 10 fun-filled activities from flyball to dog diving, as well as food and drink stalls serving everything from mouth-watering gourmet burgers to hand-baked cupcakes (especially for dogs!) take over the park.

Attendees will be invited to try their paws at non-stop have-a-go activities including an agility course sponsored by Seresto Flea and Tick Collar, haybale racing sponsored by Wisdom Panel or take part in a 2k or 4k MayPets Big Dog Walk through the stunning country grounds to raise vital funds for Dogs Trust; or grab a rosette at the ManyPets Fun Dog Show, with categories including Best Rescue or Most Fabulous Fella.

Once festival goers and their dogs have had a go at the activities, they can pamper themselves with a bit of retail therapy from venders like Noodle and Mars, who specialise in trendy accessories for dogs, and the Pawfume Shop where the perfect scent from a range of 19 fragrances for dogs is waiting to be discovered, or they can pick up an edible card for from Scoff Paper to celebrate their pooch's next birthday!

Get expert advice from the industry's leading professionals including behaviourist Adem Fehmi in the Behaviour Zone, as well as a plethora of dog gurus provided by Dogs Trust at the Dog School.

DogFest fan and television presenter Michaela Strachan is glad to be back, saying: "I absolutely love Dogfest every year. Being with 100s of gorgeous pooches is simply the best day out. Can't wait for DogFest 2022 - see you all there for entertainment, expert advice, the Big Dog Walk, and plenty of furry cuddles!"

There's also the not to be missed Instagram worthy dog diving spectacle, delicious refreshments, and the ultimate retail therapy for you and your pup on offer... yes, dog heaven really does exist!

For those interested in re-homing a dog in need, the official charity partner, Dogs Trust, will be hosting a Village Green where visitors can meet dogs looking for a new forever home. Dogs Trust are also inviting local rescues with their new families to reunite with their rescuers so they can be updated on their new happy lives.

There is also an action-packed main arena with demonstrations from hugely talented canines and trainers including TikTok sensation Lucy Heath. Crufts Freestyle winner Nicci Hindson will be showing off her dancing dogs in the obedience ring and showcasing the latest tips and tricks to teach your pooch.

The brand new V.I.Pooch (as in very important) experience is perfect for those more discerning festival goers allowing you entry into the exclusive V.I.P area plus a goody bag, fast track entry, complimentary refreshments including an ice cream for you and your dog and a chance to meet paw-some celebrities!

DogFest takes place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June at Tatton Park, Cheshire, with tickets starting from just £20.

DogFest promises a fun filled day for pets and owners alike and this year will reach wider than ever before with seven beautiful venues across the country, from Loseley Park, Surrey to Harewood House, Yorkshire.

For more information visit or make sure to follow DogFest on Instagram via @Dog_fest

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