Meet the dogs at Dogstival

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Dogs

There are many wonderful dogs with jobs!! The Fire Investigation Search Dogs have searched more than 1,700 potential crime scenes across Hampshire and other counties since they were first introduced in 2006. These visits have resulted in prison sentences totalling more than 500 years as the dogs are trained and licenced with Hampshire and Thames Valley Police. The dogs work at speed to locate vapour from ignitable liquids with greater accuracy than the latest electronic field equipment. This work reduces the number of samples needed for forensic testing.The dogs have previously showcased their skills to other fire and rescue services, police forces in Turkey and Afghanistan, and made appearances at Crufts.

You can find out what the dogs are up to on their award-winning Twitter page (@HantsFireDogs) which has amassed an audience of nearly 9,000 loyal followers.

Don’t miss the chance to catch our Fire Investigation dogs – Millie, Harvey, Ruby and Hoodie – and our Urban Search and Rescue team dog, Harley.

Team Coldfeet

Team Coldfeet are a medium sized kennel of Siberian Huskies, that are raced, shown and well loved by the founders of Coldfeet Siberian Huskies – Pete, Karen and Hannah Jones.

They are based in Lincolnshire, England, many miles away from the snowy wastes of Alaska, which is where the breed were originally developed primarily for racing in the early years of the last century. However, despite the lack of snow, Team Coldfeet can still be seen throughout the winter doing what they love best – racing their dogs in harness all over the British Isles.

The 2017/2018 season was very successful for Team Coldfeet, Pete won the Siberian husky club of GB mushers championship in the six dog, two dog and veteran this includes a comeback win in the six dog at the most prestigious sled dog race in the UK which was held in Aviemore in January 2018. Karen was also successful winning the four dog mushers championship for the 4th year running. 

Get Your Paws on Tickets

Dogstival will be back on Sat 16th and Sun 17th May 2020 so get that pawprint in your diary

Tickets will be on sale on the 1st Nov 2019


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