With a range of dog shows, events, talks and live music spread over the weekend you will have chance to witness or join in the chaos.  Click each day to see the lineup and get your day or weekend tickets.

Friday

Friday we will be kicking off our weekend festival for the first time with music from 6.30pm.  Get your tent pitched and come join us…

Music Lineup

(5.00 – 11.00pm)

ACTS FOR WOOFSTOCK 2023 TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!

Live music all evening with an area for dogs to enjoy the music away from the stage.

Friday night tickets

Whether you want to come for the day to enjoy the shows & displays. Pack up your tent, camper or caravan and hitch up for the weekend to enjoy all the music. Or maybe you want the VIP Glamping experience, we have a range of tickets to suit those on four and two legs alike.

Saturday

Saturday is home to the dog show, get involved with your pooch and have some fun with the following categories during the day, watch the police dogs in action then join us for live music through the evening…

Music Lineup

(4.00pm – 11.00pm)

ACTS FOR WOOFSTOCK 2023 TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!

Saturday tickets

Whether you want to come for the day to enjoy the shows & displays. Pack up your tent, camper or caravan and hitch up for the weekend to enjoy all the music. Or maybe you want the VIP Glamping experience, we have a range of tickets to suit those on four and two legs alike.

Saturday

Saturday is home to the dog show, get involved with your pooch and have some fun with the following categories during the day, watch the police dogs in action then join us for live music through the evening…

Dog Show Categories

10.30AM

Most Handsome Chap

11.00AM

Cutest Puppy (9 months and under)

11.30AM

Prettiest Girl

12.00PM

Golden Oldie (8 years and over)

12.30PM

Best “Bad Fur Day”

2.15PM

I Love My Mini Human (children 12 years and below)

2.45PM

Best Rescue

3.15PM

Waggiest Tail

3.45PM

Best In Show

How Do I Enter The Events?

This FUN dog show is open to all dogs. To enter a class, simply turn up at the show arena (Jerry’s arena) which is in between the splash pool and the display arenas just before the time of the dog show you want to enter, they are fun and free, however a voluntary minimum donation of £2 per class would be appreciated.

All winners will receive pawsome prizes of rosettes and more. The winners of the first eight categories will win a glass award too. All first place holders will be entered into the Best in show category where the winner and runner up will win a glass trophy. Both winners will walk away with a multitude of prizes.

All dogs must be kept on lead at all time unless otherwise directed by staff.

Saturday tickets

Whether you want to come for the day to enjoy the shows & displays. Pack up your tent, camper or caravan and hitch up for the weekend to enjoy all the music. Or maybe you want the VIP Glamping experience, we have a range of tickets to suit those on four and two legs alike.

Saturday

Saturday is home to the dog show, get involved with your pooch and have some fun with the following categories during the day, watch the police dogs in action then join us for live music through the evening…

Displays & Attractions

Arena 2 (Gunner’s Arena)

 

Police Dog Display – 11.30 & 14.00

Performing in Gunner’s Arena. The pawsome Devon & Cornwall police dogs will be carrying out various displays. They will also be set up beside the arena on both days for you to meet them and find out more about the work they do.

Flyball – 12.40 & 15.15

Two bridges Flyball will be putting on a demonstration and offering the you the chance to have-a-go for a small donation to support the club.

Jan Quinn Agility – 10.45 & 14.45

Come see the agility demonstration and have-a-go for a small donation to support the club.

 

Charity mascot Championships – throughout the weekend

This year we have the charity mascot championships being held across the weekend. Including the inflatable bungee run, zorb ball wars, digging in sand and finally getting in that pool. Points will be added throughout the weekend to the score board to see who will be crowned top mascot of the festival with £200 up for grabs for the winning charity! With Pawsome Pensions, Animals Asia and Animals in Distress all competing to be the top dog or bear, who will win!

Guest Speakers

Rachel Bean RVN

Time to be confirmed

Canine First Aid Workshops

Sally Lewis

Time to be confirmed

Animal Behaviourist

Karen Corbett

Time to be confirmed

Animal Communicator

Kara Burrows

Time to be confirmed

Bowen Therapy

 

Elsewhere

Pawcasso Tent

Paint with your dog! Buy a canvass and create paw print art with your dog to take home with you!

10.00am – 11.30am – Paint with your dog

12.00pm – 12.30pm – Learn to doodle a dog with artist Ann Skinner

1.30pm – 3.00pm – paint with your dog

3.30pm – 4.00pm – Learn to doddle a dog with artist Ann Skinner

Beach area & swimming pool for dogs

The pool is open from 10.30am. To book a swim slot please visit the information tent to purchase a ticket.

The beach area is open from 10.30am until 4.30pm for you to dig with your dog, play in the paddling pools and have a bit of fun on the deckchairs!

Butternut Box sensory area for dogs!

You can expect a world of fun from one of our fabulous sponsors including

snuffle matt searches

bacon bubble catching

ball pools

splash pools and more!

Market stalls, street food, bar, and ice-cream

Bounce Land (inflatables for humans)

Shire horses (TBC)

Train ride for you and your dog

Access to the Castle Grounds

 

and more yet to be announced!

Awards & Recognition

Woofstock UK 2023 Awards

Inspiration, Bravery and Service Dog awards

The winners of the Inspiration, Bravery and Service Dog awards will be presented on stage time to be confirmed on the Saturday evening.

Saturday tickets

Whether you want to come for the day to enjoy the shows & displays. Pack up your tent, camper or caravan and hitch up for the weekend to enjoy all the music. Or maybe you want the VIP Glamping experience, we have a range of tickets to suit those on four and two legs alike.

Sunday

Sunday is time to catch the bits you missed, educational talks, displays from the police dogs and you can even get involved with the have-a-go competitions.  There will also be live music throughout the day and dozens of stalls to see.

Displays & Attractions

 Arena 1 (Gunner’s Arena)

 

Police Dog Display – 11.30am & 2.00pm

Performing in Gunner’s Arena. The pawsome Devon & Cornwall police dogs will be carrying out various displays. They will also be set up beside the arena on both days for you to meet them and find out more about the work they do.

 Jan Quinn Agility – 10.45am & 2.30pm

Come see the agility demonstration and have-a-go for a small donation to support the club.

 

Arena 2 (Jerry’s Arena)

 

Flyball – 12.40pm & 3.15pm

Two bridges Flyball will be putting on a demonstration and offering the you the chance to have-a-go for a small donation to support the club.

 

Public, have-a-go competitions…

11.30am – Hay Bale racing
12.30pm – Fastest Ball Retriever
3.30pm – Fastest Garden Digger

How Do I Enter The Have-a-go competitions?

The have-a-go activities are open to all dogs. To enter an activity, simply turn up at the show arena (Jerry’s arena) which is in between the splash pool and the display arenas just before the time of the activity you want to enter, they are fun and free, however a voluntary donation of £1 would be appreciated. All winners will receive pawsome prizes.

All dogs must be kept on lead at all time unless directed otherwise directed by staff.

Guest Speakers

Rachel Bean RVN

Time to be confirmed

Canine First Aid Workshops

Sally Lewis

Time to be confirmed

Animal Behaviourist

Karen Corbett

Time to be confirmed

Animal Communicator

Kara Burrows

Time to be confirmed

Bowen Therapy

Activities

Pawcasso Tent (Paint with your dog!)

Paint with your dog! Will your pooch be the next Vincent Van Dog? Buy a canvass and create paw print art with your dog to take home with you!

10.00am – 11.30am – Paint with your dog

12.00pm – 12.30pm – Learn to doodle a dog with artist Ann Skinner

1.30pm – 3.00pm – paint with your dog

3.30pm – 4.00pm – Learn to doddle a dog with artist Ann Skinner

Beach area & swimming pool for dogs

The pool is open from 10.30am. To book a swim slot please visit the information tent to purchase a ticket.

The beach area is open from 10.30am until 4.30pm for you to dig with your dog, play in the paddling pools and have a bit of fun on the deckchairs!

Butternut Box dog sensory area

You can expect a world of fun from one of our fabulous sponsors including

snuffle matt searches

bacon bubble catching

ball pools

splash pools and more!

Market stalls, street food, bar, and ice-cream

Bounceland (inflatables for humans)

Shire Horses

Train rides for you and your dog!

Access to the Castle and grounds!

And more to yet be announced!

Sunday tickets

Whether you want to come for the day to enjoy the shows & displays. Pack up your tent, camper or caravan and hitch up for the weekend to enjoy all the music. Or maybe you want the VIP Glamping experience, we have a range of tickets to suit those on four and two legs alike.

Who’s Coming?

Woofstock Resident Vet

Ross Porter BVM BVS MRCVS

Ross Porter is a small animal vet based in Dart Vale Veterinary Practice
in South Devon he is someone who is deeply passionate about animal
welfare and care.
Ross qualified from the University of Nottingham in 2013 and started
working as a mixed vet at Dart Vale in 2014. Ross says his favourite elements of veterinary practice are first opinion consultations.
We are delighted that Ross is making a return to Woofstock 2023 for the third
time as a judge in the fun dog show.

Canine & Animal Behaviourist

Sally Lewis (too many qualifications to list!)

Sally Lewis is a Certified Canine & Animal Behaviourist, as well as a Certified Family Dog Mediator. Sally uses an ethical approach based on empathy and mutual trust between yourself and your dog, exploring your dog’s individual needs. She helps you to understand their behaviour, factors contributing to behaviour, and how to support your dog to behave differently. Sally only uses methods led by the latest science, so you can be sure that you are in good hands. Sally holds multiple qualifications in canine behaviour, including a Level 5 Diploma in Canine Behaviour, as well as qualifications in Canine Communication, Training, Anxiety, Fear, L.E.G.S® Applied Ethology, and Canine Health and Nutrition. Sally is also a member of The Association of INTODogs.

Sally will talking in the speakers tent.

Timings to be announced.

Prominent Canine First Aid Tutor

Rachel Bean RVN

Rachel is a well know Veterinary Nurse running ‘Vet on set’ welfare monitoring on TV. She has been in Veterinary Practice for over 25 years. Rachel also is one of the top Canine First Aid trainers worldwide. She is also a Veterinary Volunteer for Street Dogs in Asia.

Rachel will be talking in the speakers tent.

Timings to be announced.

Animal Communicator

Karen Corbett

Karen has always been able to talk to animals, detect heat/pain and feel their pain and passion. She uses this incredible gift to help pet owners including horse owners to bridge the communication gap and sort out any problems, worries or concerns they are yourself may have. This could be from a lizard wanting a shelf in their cage to a horse with an allergy to tree pollen. The Directors of Woofstock have experienced first hand how just incredible Karen’s gift is.

Karen will be talking in the speakers tent.

Timings to be announced.

Bowen Therapist

Kara Burrows

Kara has been treating not only horses and dogs for over 20 years but also humans too. Bowen Therapy is a very gentle way to address a number of issues and it realigns the body’s systems without the need for hard tissue adjustments. Kara is also a Reiki therapist. The Directors of Woofstock have experienced first hand how incredible Kara and the Bowen Therapy is.

Kara will be talking in the speakers tent.

Timings to be announced.

Sunday tickets

Whether you want to come for the day to enjoy the shows & displays. Pack up your tent, camper or caravan and hitch up for the weekend to enjoy all the music. Or maybe you want the VIP Glamping experience, we have a range of tickets to suit those on four and two legs alike.