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!
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!
SHADOWQUEST DISPLAY TEAM
Don’t miss the Shadowquest Dog display team featuring working dogs for educational displays which incorporate obedience and control work with agility, searching and protection and stunning fire exercises. These spectacular dogs are trained to the highest standard using reward based training techniques, and between displays these leading experts will be on hand to give advice and share their knowledge with you. You’ll be amazed by their stunning fire exercises; an abseiling stunt from the 30 ft tower; and zip wire stunt across the arena!
THE DOG & DUCK SHOW
In the The Dog & Duck Show Stuart Barnes will entertain us in his humorous Kiwi style as he demonstrates how even untrained dogs have a programmed natural instinct when it comes to pack work and communication. Understanding the canine mindset is as hilarious as it is fascinating as these dogs show their skills.
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.
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.
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