You’ll see the BIGGEST EVER All About Dogs Show returning to Essex in 2022! Bring your dog to the Brentwood Centre for two days of 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! Take a look at some of our exciting activities or follow the links below:

Fun Dog Shows  –  Have-a-go Activities  –  Main Arena Displays  –  Village Green  –  Shopping

Please note that tickets to the All About Dogs Show also permits entrance to the Robin Hood Country Show

Please note that the below information was for our 2020 show – 2022 event details coming soon…

Official Media Partner 2020

It's official - YOUR DOG is the offical media partner for the All About Dogs Shows 2020! Your Dog have lots of offers at dog friendly attractions - click here for more details. Or to become a Your Dog member, visit the Your Dog website here.

Win rosettes in Fun Dog Show 1

All dogs and their families can join in our Charity Fun Dog Shows. There's 11 categories to choose from in Fun Dog Show 1 from Best Rescue to Waggiest Tail. Every dog's a winner at All About Dogs. Click here for more details.

Get your paws on prizes in Fun Dog Show 2

There's even more chances to win a Rosette in our 2020 Charity Fun Dog Shows. There's 13 categories to choose from in Fun Dog Show 2 including Best Condition and Bad Hair Day. Click here for more details.

Large Dogs lead the way in Fun Dog Show 3

Specially designed for dogs over 16 inches, Fun Dog Show 3 is for our large four legged friends with 10 classes including Best Rescue and Best Pedigree. Click here for more details.

Small Breeds shine in Fun Dog Show 4

Open to dogs under 16 inches, Fun Dog Show 4 is specifically designed with small dogs in mind. Classes include everything from Best Rescue to Waggiest Tail! Click here for more details.

Walk away with Best in Show 2020

Is your dog the Best of the Best? Winners from any of the classes throughout the weekend are welcome to participate in this 'fun' dog show. If you won a first prize rosette then come along to the Main Arena at 4pm and join in for free - here are the winners from our 2019 Best in Show in Brentwood!

Take part in Scruffts 2020

New for 2020 In search of crossbreeds with that extra something special, Scruffts is open to crossbreed dogs over the age of six months, with Scruffts rosettes awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in each class. Scruffts will be taking place at our Brentwood show on Saturday 9th May only. Click here for more details.

Be thrilled by Trip Hazard

We're delighted to welcome back Lucy Heath who will be bringing fun and interactive displays to the Main Arena and our Village Green. Lucy made it to the final of Britain's Got Talent in 2016 as the act 'Trip Hazard' and will be performing with Trip and friends - there could even be the chance for you to take part too! Click here for more details.

Free entry to Robin Hood Country Show

Tickets to the All About Dogs Show Essex will also get you into the Robin Hood Country Show where you can meet a range of amazing animals and even enjoy the main arena entertainment.

Watch a fun heelwork to music display

Enjoy a fun and energetic Heelwork to Music display in the Main Arena from Louise Ince – Canine Performers. Click here for this year's amazing line up in the Main Arena.

Have a splash with K9 Aqua Sports

K9 Aqua returns to our 2020 All About Dogs Shows! Come along and let your dog have a go and get super wet in this increasingly popular sport. Remember to bring your camera as you are sure to get some good shots of dogs flying through the air! Click here for more details.

Go for Bronze!

Official Kennel Club Test... A series of simple exercises to test good behaviour. Entrants will either receive a "Pass" and a Certificate or a "Not Ready". Click here for more detailed information about the test.

Learn dog tricks

Dog Training for Essex and Suffolk will be joining us in the Main Arena for a fun demonstration with their doggy duo Merlin and Piper - plus they'll be running have a go activities where you can teach your dog tricks too!


After launching at our show last year, Insta-POOCH is back for 2020! Come and meet the doggy stars of instagram, learn top social media tips and even have a selfie with the famous pups! If your dog has an Instagram account and you're interested in taking part, email

Youngsters can have a go too

The Junior Obedience Class is free to enter in the fun dog show arena. Fun obedience class for children - with rosette prizes for the best.

Take part in agility courses

Dog agility is a dog sport where a handler directs a dog through an obstacle course in a race for both time and accuracy. Dogs run off lead with no food or toys as incentives, and the handler can touch neither dog nor obstacles. Click here for more details.

Have a go at Hoopers

Have a go at one of the UK's fastest growing dog sports! Hoopers is a low impact sport using hoops, tunnels and barrels and is great for all aged dogs even older retired dogs. Click here for more details.

Flyball fun

Flyball is a fun, fast sport for you and your dog (any breed, any size), as long as dogs are over 12 months old they can play flyball. Have-a-go at the sport live at the show! Click here for more details.

Ready steady LURE RACE!

If your dog loves to chase, why not have a go at lure racing at this year's show? See if your dog can get the fastest time! Click here for more details.

Jump over those hurdles!

Have a go at hurdles at this year's All About Dogs Show and see if your dog can get the fastest time. Click here for more details.

Can your dog conquer the Tombola Dash?

The fastest times within each hour will win a prize. Fastest dog of the day wins a rosette. Click here for more details.

Take on the 'Recall Challenge'

Fastest recall is a test of speed. It's a high energy canine sport which requires your dog to chase a toy.... then come back on recall. Will your dog be the quickest of the day? Click here for more details.

Get advice on dog behaviour

Do you need some help and training advice for your dog? Join the experts from the Dogs Trust School Essex for advice on behaviour as well as some training tips live at the show.

Put youngsters to the test

For hands on training and advice, meet the experts and learn how to train your dog to respond to your commands. There will be advice on heel work, recall and more. PLUS young handlers will be able to have a go with a children's fun class where they will be tested on walking to heel, sit, recall and more. Click here for more details.

Be entertained at the Village Green

There will be live music and entertainment all weekend. Take the weight off your feet in our Village Green area.

Take part in Fun Competitions

Take part in fun, free competitions at the Village Green. Details to be announced soon.

Shopping: Pet Food & Treats

Discover a whole range of pet food and treats at this year's show. Try and buy different products and speak to the experts to find the right food for your dog.

Shopping: Bespoke Collars and Leads

Treat your dog to a new look with bespoke collars and leads on sale at this year's show.

Shopping: Training Aids

Do you need help training your dog? You'll find plenty of training aids on sale at our Essex show.

Shopping: Bowls and Toys

Pick up new bowls and toys at the All About Dogs Show.

Shopping: Coats and Blankets

Prepare for winter with coats and blankets for your pooch. You can even try them on to check they fit at the show!

Shopping: Beds

We all love a good night's sleep - so why not get your dog a new bed to make sure they get all the zzzzzz's.

Meet dogs and owners

Thinking about getting a dog but not sure which one is right for you? At our 2020 show you’ll be able to meet a huge variety of different dogs and speak to some of the owners and rescue centres for advice and guidance on the different dog breeds.

Tuck into food and refreshments

Feeling peckish? Don't worry, there will be plenty of food and drink stands to keep you going all day. There will also be lots of stands selling treats for your pooches so they won't miss out!

Show Info

The Essex 2020 All About Dogs Show will take place on Sunday 2nd and Bank Holiday Monday 3rd August at the Brentwood Centre. Doors open at 9.30am and close at 5pm. For more information and FAQs Click here

All information correct at time of publication. Aztec Events reserves the right to amend or change activities due to unforeseen circumstances without prior notice. Have a go activities may include small additional charges