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Spring Family Dog Show

26 May 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
No booking required

Show off your prized pooches and enjoy an action-packed day of family fun at The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth, Devon.

50.6966458, -3.190148

Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, EX10 0NU.

The Spring Family Dog Show kicks-off our exciting programme of events in our 50th Anniversary year, so expect it to be even bigger and better!

2019 Dog Show highlights include:

  • Fun dog show with 15 different classes, from perfect puppy and prettiest pooch to best junior handler and best biscuit catcher. 
  • Doggy Olympics: dog agility, hoopers, bale jumping, fun dog scurry, rally obedience and temptation alley. 
  • Dog and donkey demonstrations.
  • Live music from Vine & Dandy, an acoustic duo who bring together great songs and also perform some of their own, catchy original material - all done in their own style.
  • Children’s activities: go-karts, bouncy castles, kik off, face painting, welly wanging and flip the frog. 
  • Donkey corner, an opportunity to meet some of our friendly residents.
  • Fantastic local food and refreshments from The Big Kebabski (vegan), Flaming Good Pizza Co, Good Game, Pancake Pod, WunderBAR and Divine Ices. 
  • Pop-up shopping village with treats for you and your pooches.
  • Prize draw. 


General admission: £2.50 per adult including prize draw entry, under 12s free. Dog show entry: £1.50 per class. 

Free parking and dogs welcome on leads - please do not leave them in your car.

Further information

01395 573156 |

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All proceeds go directly to the worldwide work of The Donkey Sanctuary.