North East Dog Festival

Friday, 31 May 2019  |  D for Dog

The North East Dog Festival will once again return to Northumberland on Saturday 7th September 2019 at Kirkley Hall in Ponteland.

It is unlike anything else in the North East; organised by dog people, for dog people.

Expect a jam packed day of attractions, shows, shopping and much more. Dogs are catered for with several have-a-go activities, woodland walks and a number of great trade stands.

Over 5,000 people visited last year so don't miss your chance to visit something extra special. It is a great value day out for the whole family.

The North East Dog Festival

Have-A-Go Activities

  • Hoopers
  • Agility
  • Flyball
  • Canicross
  • Fastest Recall 
  • Temptation Alley
  • Gundog Scurry 
  • Whippet Racing 
  • Steeplechase

Main Ring Displays

A packed timetable of fast and fun displays including the super staffies of the East Anglian Staffordshire Bull Terrier Display Team who will be joining The North East Dog Festival for the first time.

Seminar Marquee

Throughout the day you will have the opportunity to listen to talks on a variety of topics from top experts in their fields. From T-touch to behaviour and more.


Take a wander around the many fabulous traders, enjoy a spot of food, and treat you and your dog to some amazing goodies. Over 90 traders already booked.

Dog Shows

Have you got the prettiest bitch or most handsome dog? Take part in the popular fun dog shows and see if you can nab one of the many great prizes up for grabs. Special celebrity guest judges.

Further Info

Tickets include entry into Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens (please note that dogs are not allowed in the zoo).

Some activities may incur a charge to take part.

The North East Dog Festival
Kirkley Hall, Northumberland

Saturday 7th September 2019

Under 16's and dogs go free. Free parking.

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