Unleash the Fun: Dog Events to Look Forward to in the UK this Summer!

As the warmer months approach, it's time to start planning some pawsome adventures for you and your furry friend! From dog shows to agility competitions, the UK is bursting with exciting events tailored just for our canine companions. Whether you're a proud pup parent or simply a dog enthusiast, these events are guaranteed to bring tail-wagging joy to both you and your four-legged friend. So, grab your leash and let's explore some of the top dog events happening in the UK this summer!

  1. Crufts: Let's kick things off with the grandest canine event of them all – Crufts! Held annually in Birmingham, Crufts is the world's largest dog show, attracting thousands of dogs and their owners from around the globe. From breed competitions to agility trials and obedience tests, Crufts offers something for every dog lover. Whether you're a seasoned exhibitor or just looking for a fun day out, Crufts promises a wag-tastic time for all.

  2. DogFest: Created by the supervet himself, Noel Fitzpatrick, DogFest is a celebration of all things doggy! With locations in various cities across the UK, including Bristol, Tatton Park, and Knebworth House, DogFest offers a jam-packed schedule of activities, including dog displays, expert talks, and even a 'Great Dog Walk.' It's the perfect opportunity to socialize with other dog owners, discover new products and services, and of course, indulge in some canine cuddles.

  3. All About Dogs Show: If you're looking for a fun-filled day out with your furry friend, look no further than the All About Dogs Show. With multiple locations throughout the summer, including Essex, Norfolk, and Newbury, this event promises a paw-some day of entertainment for dogs and their owners alike. From agility challenges to doggy diving competitions and even a 'Have-a-Go' agility ring, there's no shortage of fun activities to enjoy.

  4. The Great British Dog Walk: Organized by the UK's largest dog welfare charity, The Great British Dog Walk is a series of sponsored walks held in stunning locations across the country. Not only does it provide an opportunity to explore the great outdoors with your furry friend, but it also raises vital funds for a worthy cause. With routes ranging from gentle strolls to more challenging hikes, there's something for every fitness level – and every doggy energy level!

  5. Woofstock UK: Billing itself as the UK's festival for dogs, Woofstock UK is a unique event that combines music, food, and fun – all with a canine twist! Held in beautiful countryside locations such as Dartmouth and Scotland, Woofstock offers a relaxed and inclusive atmosphere where dogs are not just welcome but celebrated. From live music performances to doggy talent shows and even a 'Bark Off' baking competition, Woofstock is guaranteed to get tails wagging.

  6. Dog Shows and Agility Competitions: Throughout the summer, you'll also find a plethora of local dog shows and agility competitions taking place across the UK. Whether you're interested in showcasing your dog's breed or testing their agility skills, these events offer a fantastic opportunity to get involved in the canine community and maybe even bring home a rosette or two!

You might be wondering..where can I see Cocopup this summer! We'll be at:

All about Dogs - Newbury - 13th - 14th April -

Dog Fest - Tatton Park - 15th - 16th June

Dog Fest - Ashton Court - 31st - 1st September

Dog Fest - Knebworth House - 21st - 22nd

So come and say hello! 

So, there you have it – a roundup of some of the top dog events happening in the UK this summer. Whether you're a seasoned dog aficionado or simply looking for a fun day out with your furry friend, these events promise plenty of tail-wagging excitement for all. So, mark your calendars, pack your pooch's fave treats, and get ready to unleash the fun!