Main Arena

THE DOGSTIVAL MAIN ARENA

The Dogstival main arena hosted by Mark Collins from Wave 105 Radio will see an action packed programme of exciting demonstrations and displays designed to showcase the astonishing talents of our canine friends, from traditional working dogs, to therapy and assistance dogs, and dogs who just know how to get a laugh from the crowd! 

10.30 AM ACES HIGH FLYBALL TEAM

Watch the fabulous Aces High Flyball demonstration, winners of the Crufts Flyball 2019. You won't see dogs as fast as this!!

11.15 AM ROCKWOOD DISPLAY TEAM

Rockwood Display Team Led by Martin Winfield, the Rockwood Dog Display Team takes the audience through every aspect of dog training from obedience performed to music, dogs jumping through 10inch hoops, agility, fly ball and active Man Work where a dog is seen to apprehend an armed criminal. The dog display delights the audience with their comedy routines, tricks, plus demonstrations of skill and courage as the dog team scales an 80ft ramp with fire squares! The show culminates in an exiting agility relay race, with two teams racing against the clock and the audience cheering on their chosen team.

11.45 SOUTHERN LEONBERGER DISPLAY TEAM

Leonbergers are a giant breed originating from Germany and are very friendly. Originally bred as general purpose farm dogs, part of their work was to pull small carts, helping the farmers to sell their produce in local villages.  The Southern Leonberger Carting Group are proud to give carting demonstrations at local events in the South of England.

12.30 PAWS FOR THOUGHT DISPLAY TEAM

The interactive Paws4Thought Dog Display Team are going to be putting on a show to remember, curated by ex-police dog handler Stuart Brace. The dogs and their team promise fun agility races, encouraging crowd involvement, and tricks and games to join in with if you’re brave enough!

1.15 LITTLE NIPPERS LURCHER & TERRIER SHOW

See the Little Nippers Lurcher and Terrier show where Phill Gibbons and his team invite you to see their fantastic lurchers and terriers do what comes naturally to them. In the arena they will race at full speed chasing the electric lure. They offer a fast action-packed demonstration with an informative and humorous commentary by Phill.The public will have the chance to “have a go” with their own dogs - whatever their breed! The highlight of the demonstration is a race between the lurchers and a hawk.

1.45 NEWFOUNDLAND DISPLAY TEAM

Newfoundland dogs have a variety of skills, from Obedience, Heelwork to Music, Water Work and Carting. Their beautiful dogs are taught to perform a number of exercises which can be described as ‘Freestyle Exercises’  where the dog will work, attached to  a cart, several feet away from the handler without a lead.  These exercises are designed to assist with mental stimulation and the promotion of fun for both the dogs and potential audiences.

2.15 AM ROCKWOOD DISPLAY TEAM

Rockwood Display Team Led by Martin Winfield, the Rockwood Dog Display Team takes the audience through every aspect of dog training from obedience performed to music, dogs jumping through 10inch hoops, agility, fly ball and active Man Work where a dog is seen to apprehend an armed criminal. The dog display delights the audience with their comedy routines, tricks, plus demonstrations of skill and courage as the dog team scales an 80ft ramp with fire squares! The show culminates in an exiting agility relay race, with two teams racing against the clock and the audience cheering on their chosen team.

3 PM ACES HIGH FLYBALL TEAM

Watch the fabulous Aces High Flyball demonstration, winners of the Crufts Flyball 2019. You won't see dogs as fast as this!!

3.45 PM PAWS FOR THOUGHT DISPLAY TEAM

The interactive Paws4Thought Dog Display Team are going to be putting on a show to remember, curated by ex-police dog handler Stuart Brace. The dogs and their team promise fun agility races, encouraging crowd involvement, and tricks and games to join in with if you’re brave enough!

4.30 PM LITTLE NIPPERS LURCHER & TERRIER SHOW

See the Little Nippers Lurcher and Terrier show where Phill Gibbons and his team invite you to see their fantastic lurchers and terriers do what comes naturally to them. In the arena they will race at full speed chasing the electric lure. They offer a fast action-packed demonstration with an informative and humorous commentary by Phill.The public will have the chance to “have a go” with their own dogs - whatever their breed! The highlight of the demonstration is a race between the lurchers and a hawk.

 

 

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