Bring your dog to the Newark & Notts County Showground, Newark on Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st April 2024 for a weekend packed with exciting arena displays, expert advice, shopping and lots of have-a-go activities – and if you don’t have a dog, there’s plenty of fun for humans too! 

Two shows for the price of one: Your ticket to the All About Dogs Show Newark will also give you access to the Newark Garden Show on the same day of entry!

Do you have a question about this year’s show? Take a look at our FAQs here.


Digital Show Guide 2024

Don't miss any of the action with this year's Digital Show Guide! Inside you'll find the timetables for the Fun Dog Show classes, the Main Arena, Breed Meet Ups, fun competitions at our Village Green area, our Show Map and more! CLICK HERE to download your copy!

Opening Times & Show Information

The All About Dogs Show comes to the Newark Showground on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st April 2024. Tickets are limited to ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable day. CLICK HERE for more details about this year's show, including opening times and ticket prices.

Fun Dog Shows

Win a rosette in one of the fun dog shows which take place over the weekend. With three Fun Dog Show rings and 40 classes to enter, could your dog walk away with the coveted Best in Show trophy?! CLICK HERE to view this year's full Fun Dog Show timetable.

Have-A-Go Activities

Join in with a whole selection of fun have-a-go activities. From agility and dock diving to flyball and fastest recall, there's going to be plenty of opportunities for you and your dog to take part and have fun together at this year's show. Find out more HERE

Arena Displays

Enjoy top displays from some of the UK's leading dog display teams. Watch Lucy Heath & the Trickstars bring their incredible heelwork to music displays and fun doggy dancing tips to Newark. Plus, there's heelwork to music from Nicci Hindson, plus Scentwork and Gundog Displays from Kassie Woods. Find out more HERE

Village Green

Relax, grab some food & drink and enjoy live entertainment at the Village Green. From dog quizzes and live music to free, fun competitions for you and your dog, plus educational talks, the Village Green gives you the perfect opportunity to sit down and chill. Find out more HERE

Scruffts Heats

The first round of Scruffts Heats will be coming to the All About Dogs Show Newark on Sunday 21st April 2024. In search of crossbreeds with that extra something special, Scruffts is an official Kennel Club competition open to crossbreed dogs over the age of six months. The winner of each class will be invited to the Scruffts final at Crufts in 2025. Find out more HERE.

Kennel Club Good Citizen Bronze Test

Take the official Kennel Club Good Citizen Bronze Test at the All About Dogs Show Newark! It's £3.00 to enter and involves a series of simple exercises to test good behaviour. CLICK HERE for more detailed information about the test. The activity will run at intervals across the weekend by the Trent Valley Dog Training Club.

NEW: Breed Meet Ups

We're introducing Breed Meet Ups to this year's All About Dogs Shows! So whether you and your dog would like to meet more beautiful boxers, chill out with some chow chows or enjoy playtime with pugs, the All About Dogs Breed Meet Ups are THE place to be! CLICK HERE for more details.

NEW: Yellow Space Zones

We are proud to be supporting #DogsinYellow at the All About Dogs Show Newark 2024. For dogs that are a little anxious or need extra space, we’ll be providing special “Yellow Space Zones”. The areas will be staffed with knowledgeable volunteers and filled with enrichment toys giving dogs the chance to relax and explore the space with their owners. Find out more HERE.

NEW: Regional Fire Investigation Dog Unit

This year we're delighted to welcome the Regional Fire Investigation Dog Unit to our Newark show. The dog unit attends the scene of a fire once the job has been completed and search for ignitable liquids to determine the cause of the fire. Come and meet two of the specially trained detection dogs Ginny and Barney and speak to the team about the good work that they do.

Expert Advice

We're proud to welcome a number of dog experts to our Newark show including the incredible Kassie Woods. Kassie is a certified Clinical Animal Behaviourist and Trainer, who covers everything from recall and lead walking to scentwork and more. Come and speak to Kassie for one-on-one tips and advice, plus see her in the Main Arena for a Gundog and Scentwork demonstration.

Live Music from Hollie-Blue

Have a doggy dance along to music from songstress Hollie-Blue. You might recognise Hollie from her recent appearance as Bette Midler on ITV's Starstruck. The fabulous entertainer will have you singing and dancing along to your favourite tunes in no time.

Fun Photo Ops

You'll find lots of fun photo ops dotted around the All About Dogs Show, including our famous giant deckchair, our royal throne, plus lots of pop up signs and backdrops. Strike your best pose and share your snaps with us on social media by tagging @allaboutdogsshow.

Meet the Breed: Alaskan Malamutes

Come and meet the volunteers from Malamute Matters, a charity helping all dogs in need with a special focus on education of snow breeds. The team will be bringing some beautiful Alaskan Malamutes to the show so you can meet and get to know the breed. Malamute Matters will also be running a fun Temptation Alley and the three quickest dogs of the day will receive a rosette!

Meet the Breed: Barbets

We're delighted to welcome The Barbet Club GB to this year's Newark Show. The Barbet breed was first recognised in the UK in 2018 and is steadily increasing in numbers. Learn more about this beautiful breed of devoted, loyal gundogs and come and meet some of the club's gorgeous dogs at the show. (Sunday only)

Meet the Breed: Siberian Huskies

Have you ever wanted to meet a Siberian Husky? We're pleased to welcome the Saints Sled Dog Rescue to our Newark show, where you'll be able to get up close to the beautiful dogs and learn about their backgrounds.

Meet the Breed: Northern Inuit Dog

Meet the Northern Inuit Society at the All About Dogs Show Newark. Northern Inuits are intelligent dogs with a gentle temperament which is why they have been used in films and TV for wolf looking dogs e.g. Game of Thrones and Outlander. They are also used for Support dogs and Search and Rescue.


With a huge selection of trade stands selling a whole range of (mostly) dog related products there is sure to be something that even the fussiest of hounds will love. Products include dog leads, beds, treats, toys, food, insurance, health products and much more. CLICK HERE for more details.

Pet Food Bank

On Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st April, the team from Your Pet Food Bank, will be on hand to talk about the amazing work they do, as well as giving information about volunteering, plus they will be accepting pet food donations at the show. The charity will be accepting all unopened and in-date pet food and treats, cat litter, toys, collars and leads.

Supporting Dog Rescues

Each year the All About Dogs Show is proud to support a number of dog rescues and charities. This year, we'll be supporting the Notts & Yorkshire Boxer Rescue, the German Shepherd Rescue Elite, For the Love of our Frenchies (FLOOF), Pug Life Rescue, Pets as Therapy, Your Pet Food Bank, Therapy Dogs Nationwide and more. Find out more CLICK HERE

Fun for All the Family

All About Dogs is all about enjoying some family time together, a relaxed atmosphere where you and your dog can have some fun. Whether you are planning on enjoying the activities and live entertainment or just want a great day out - this is the show for you.


Did you know that you can camp at our Newark event? Bring your dog along and stay with us for the whole weekend. Find out more information HERE .