— 23rd May 2022 —

DogFest is back and is an absolute must for dog lovers – expect a fun filled day to treat

yourself and your most precious four-legged friend. Taking place in the stunning Ragley Hall,

in Warwickshire on the 28th and 29th May, a day you and your dog will never forget awaits.

DogFest, in partnership with ManyPets, is the ultimate dog-friendly festival created for dogs

and dog lovers and jam packed with activities to guarantee a memorable day out for all the

family and a snoozing pup all the way home.

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!”

The much-loved festival sees over 150 shopping stands and over 10 fun-filled activities from

flyball to dog diving, as well as food and drinks stalls serving everything from mouth-watering

gourmet burgers to paw star martinis and pup ice cream (perfect for pooches!) take over the


Visitors will be invited to try their paws at non-stop have-a-go activities including the Seresto

agility course, the Wisdom Panel haybale racing or take part in a 2k or 4k ManyPets 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 Bella, Lottie, Fetch for unique

designs that match your pooch’s personality, or grab their hound an all-natural treat from

Burns Pet Nutrition before heading to Lucy & Lola to turn their favourite photo of their pet

into a wearable work of art!

As well as a plethora of dog gurus provided by Dogs Trust at the Dog School, get expert

advice from the industry’s leading professionals including expert animal behaviourist and

trainer Adem Fehmi in the Behaviour Zone.Watch some interactive demos with Adem

and special guests, learn new ways to train your dog in specific environments like the vets,

cafes and public parks. It will be a safe space to come and ask for advice and learn ways on

recognising different behaviours in a dog.

Adem Fehmi, said: “I’m really excited to be at Ragley Hall, where you’ll find me helping new

and seasoned dog owners alike learn new ways to train their beloved pets in a fun and safe

environment. I’m also looking forward to giving insight and advice into your dog’s behaviour

and offering helpful training tips.”

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.

Make your day extra special with 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 28th and Sunday 29th May at Ragley,

with tickets starting from just £20.

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

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